It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. -Augustine, St.
- Hamza Yusef – humility ".. a sin that humbles you is better than a good deed that makes you arrogant." ~Hamza Yusef
- Orson F. Whitney – on building character “No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. It ministers to our education, to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility. All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially when we endure it patiently, builds up our characters, purifies our hearts, expands our souls, and makes us more tender and charitable, more worthy to be…
- "It follows that any commander in chief who… "It follows that any commander in chief who undertakes to carry out a plan which he considers defective is at fault; he must put forth his reasons, insist on the plan being changed, and finally tender his resignation rather than be the instrument of h" - Napoleon Bonaparte
- "Vanity is the polite mask of pride."… "Vanity is the polite mask of pride." - Friedrich Nietzsche