The exalted people in human society live very simply; they do not increase their artificial needs. Rather, as much as possible they decrease eating, sleeping, mating and defending. Whatever way they can simply fulfill that, they do that, so as to concentrate more time and energy for fulfilling the real purpose of human life: to understand Krishna.
Lecture on Real Success Stories Are in Srimad-Bhagavatam (SB 8.4.15; Ljubljana, Slovenia, 26 Dec 1998)
A great person naturally sees fault in himself and he is not willing to see any fault in another.
A great person naturally sees fault in himself or herself and is not willing to see any fault in others.
Great people try to hide their greatness and people who are not try to show the world how they are great.
Great personalities never perform duties with a desire for respect nor do they accept any position in a mood of proprietorship. Rather, their every action is devoid of any false ego.