Nuggets on Humility

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“True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” – C.S. Lewis.

“A humble sinner is in a better condition than a proud angel.” – Thomas Watson

“Pride is a sinner’s torment, but humility is a saint’s ornament.” – William Secker

“As long as you are proud you cannot know God. A proud man is always looking down on thing and people: and, of course, as long as you are looking down you cannot see something that is above you.” – C.S. Lewis

“Humility is a strange flower; it grows best in winter weather, and under storms of affliction.” – Samuel Rutherford

“Humility is the mother of giants. One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.” – G.K. Chesterton

“True humility does not know that it is humble. If it did, it would be proud from the contemplation of so fine a virtue.” – Martin Luther

Books

Humility by Andrew Murray

Humility: True Greatness by C.J. Mahaney

Humility: The Forgotten Virtue by Wayne A. Mack

From Pride to Humility: A Biblical Perspective by Stuart Scott

Sources

A Puritan Golden Treasury by I.D.E. Thomas

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