9. Be Humble

9.1. Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.

—Helen Keller

9.2. The man, Moses, was exceedingly humble, more than any person on the face of the Earth.

—Numbers 12:3

9.3. Be humble, for the worst thing in the world is of the same stuff as you; be confident, for the stars are of the same stuff as you.

—Nikolai Velimirovic

9.4. The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.

—Norman Vincent Peale

9.5. Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot.

—Thomas More

9.6. To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.

—Benjamin Franklin

9.7. Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.

—Saint Augustine

9.8. We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.

—Rabindranath Tagore

9.9. Avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.

—Lao Tzu

9.10. Humility makes great men twice honorable.

—Benjamin Franklin