You couldn’t be that good and not know it, somewhere in your secret heart, however much you’d been abused into affecting public humility.
A good trader has to have three things: a chronic inability to accept things at face value, to feel continuously unsettled, and to have humility.
The balance between confidence and humility is best learned through extensive experience and mistakes.
Everything that we do affects our fate for better or for worse. The circumstances into which we are born also exert a tremendous influence; we come into the world with debits and credits for which we are not responsible already posted to our account: this teaches us humility.
Real holiness has love for its essence, humility for its clothing, the good of others as its employment, and the honor of God as its end.
Nothing sets a person so much out of the devil’s reach as humility.
We must view humility as one of the most essential things that characterizes true Christianity.
All the graces of Christianity always go together. They so go together that where there is one, there are all, and where one is wanting, all are wanting. Where there is faith, there are love, and hope, and humility; and where there is love, there is also trust; and where there is a holy trust in God, there is love to God; and where there is a gracious hope, there also is a holy fear of God.
The pleasures of humility are really the most refined, inward, and exquisite delights in the world.
[Who owns the patent on this vaccine?] Well, the people, I would say. There is no patent. Could you patent the sun?
Oh, how small a portion of earth will hold us when we are dead, who ambitiously seek after the whole world while we are living!
God made so many different kinds of people; why would God allow only one way to worship?
There is no room for God in him who is full of himself.