Some time when you're feeling important
Some time when your ego's in bloom
Some time when you feel you are
The best qualified man in the room,
Some time when you feel that your going
Would leave an unfillable hole,
Just follow this simple instruction
And see how it humbles the soul.
Take a bucket and fill it with water
Place your hands in it up to your wrists
Take them out and the hole that remains
Is a measure of how you'll be missed.
You may splash all you like as they enter
You may stir up the water galore
But take them out and in just a moment
It will look just the same as before.
The moral of this is quite simple
Just do the best that you can.
Be proud of yourself but remember
There is no indispensable man.
Never be haughty to the humble; never be humble to the haughty.
Talk to a man about himself and he will listen for hours.
When the meek inherit the earth, lawyers will be there to work out the deal.
No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.
Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
Pride should consist in doing your job in the best possible manner.
I wouldn't be human if I didn't feel pride and something that transcends pride ... humility.
I have been complimented myself a great many times, and they always embarrass me - I always feel that they have not said enough.
The most successful people are those who take pride in their work, pride in their family ... It is great to attain wealth, but money is really just one way - and hardly the best way - to keep score.
There is no such thing as a man being too proud to fight.