Latter-day Saint Life

10 Quotes on Humility from Prophets & Apostles That Will Change the Way You See It


Humility is a Christlike attribute that we all desire. Humility is also the cure to pride which is the base sin that brings so many other sins. But the question is what exactly is humility, how do we cultivate it, and what are the promised blessings of humility? As I’ve studied this I’ve found many quotes about humility. Here are 16 quotes that changed the way I thought about humility.

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“Pride is a switch that turns off priesthood power.  Humility is a switch that turns it on.”

~President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

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“Humility responds to God’s will—to the fear of His judgments and to the needs of those around us. To the proud, the applause of the world rings in their ears; to the humble, the applause of heaven warms their hearts.”

~President Ezra Taft Benson

“It will take humility to do this, but if we will get on our knees and ask Heavenly Father for a feeling of forgiveness, He will help us. The Lord requires us “to forgive all men” for our own good because “hatred retards spiritual growth.” Only as we rid ourselves of hatred and bitterness can the Lord put comfort into our hearts.”

~President James E. Faust


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