Quotation by Colette

Humility has its origin in an awareness of unworthiness, and sometimes too in a dazzled awareness of saintliness.
Colette [Sidonie Gabrielle Colette] (1873–1954), French author. Speech on being elected to the Belgian Academy. "Lady of Letters," pt. 4, published in Earthly Paradise, ed. Robert Phelps (1966).
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