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Definition of Humility

Humility

  1. The state or quality of being humble; freedom from pride and arrogance; lowliness of mind; a modest estimate of one's own worth; a sense of one's own unworthiness through imperfection and sinfulness; self-abasement; humbleness.
  2. An act of submission or courtesy.

Humility Quotations

There is no respect for others without humility in one's self. - Henri Frederic Amiel
There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.
Henri Frederic Amiel

A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.
James E. Faust

It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
Saint Augustine

'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.
Alice Walker

Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility.
Robin Morgan
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Humility Translations

humility in Dutch is ootmoed, deemoed, nederigheid
humility in German is Bescheidenheit, Demut
humility in Norwegian is ydmykhet
humility in Spanish is humildad
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