We should always remember to be full of humility, and these humble quotes will help you do just that. It is so crucial because humility is one of the few virtues that make the best and most lovable people differ from the worst.
Through humility, not only will you be able to inspire others to do the same but also stay on the positive side of life.
This way, you will always be able to remember that you are not perfect, and you will also be able to stay ahead in life. Also, through humility, you will be able to accept your strengths as well as your limitations instead of fighting them.
Best Humble Quotes
1.) Success comes to those who dedicate everything to their passion in life. To be successful, it is also very important to be humble and never let fame or money travel to your head.
A. R. Rahman
2.) Stay humble, be fearless, and work, work, work, work, work, work.
3.) A great man is always willing to be little.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
4.) Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue of humility in the domain of thought.
5.) Talent is God-given, be humble; fame is man-given, be thankful; conceit is self-given, be careful.
6.) Humility is the true key to success. Successful people lose their way at times. They often embrace and overindulge from the fruits of success. Humility halts this arrogance and self-indulging trap. Humble people share the credit and wealth, remaining focused and hungry to continue the journey of success.
7.) is not a good teacher; failure makes you humble.
Shah Rukh Khan
8.) In humility is the greatest freedom. As long as you have to defend the imaginary self that you think is important, you lose your peace of heart.
9.) Never, ‘for the sake of peace and quiet,’ deny your own experience or convictions.
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10.) Every person that you meet knows something you don’t; learn from them.
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
11.) Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world.
12.) A mistake that makes us humble is better than an achievement that makes us arrogant.
13.) Humility will open more doors than arrogance ever will.
14.) Talent is God-given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
15.) I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth.
Modest and Self-deprecating Humble Quotes
16.) The true way to be humble is not to stoop until you are smaller than yourself but to stand at your real height against some higher nature that will show you what the real smallness of your greatness is.
17.) Mastery begins with humility.
18.) In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
19.) Humility is the essence of love and intelligence; it is not an achievement.
20.) Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.
21.) It is a great consolation for me to remember that the Lord, to whom I had drawn near in humble and child-like faith, has suffered and died for me and that He will look on me in love and compassion.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
22.) We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.
23.) Showing off is for the insecure.
24.) We have to humble ourselves, and the way you do that is by serving other people.
25.) On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.
Michel de Montaigne
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26.) No matter how high up you get, never forget where you came from.
27.) Have more humility. Remember, you don’t know the limits of your own abilities. Successful or not, if you keep pushing beyond yourself, you will enrich your own life–and maybe even please a few strangers.
28.) Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale
29.) Stay true in the dark and humble in the spotlight.
Harold B. Lee
30.) God will have a humble people. Either we can choose to be humble, or we can be compelled to be humble.
Ezra Taft Benson
31.) The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.
32.) If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.
33.) Don’t worry about the pressure or responsibility. Just live in it, have fun, and when everything seems to be going right, just stay humble and remember your family.
34.) Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale
35.) To lead the people, walk behind them.
37.) Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class and be humble.
38.) The best route is to stay humble and stay true to yourself.
Rich The Kid
39.) Be kind, work hard, stay humble, smile often, stay loyal, be honest, travel when possible, never stop learning, and love always.
40.) Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.
41.) To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.
42.) Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
43.) Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.
44.) I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.
45.) Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it’s thinking of yourself less.
C. S. Lewis
46.) True humility is when you can surprise yourself more than others; the rest is either shyness or good marketing.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
47.) True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
48.) Humility, that low, sweet root from which all heavenly virtues shoot.
49.) True humility is staying teachable, regardless of how much you already know.
50.) Humility leads to strength and not to weakness. It is the highest form of self-respect to admit mistakes and to make amends for them.
John J. McCloy
51.) True humility is contentment.
Henri Frederic Amiel
52.) Humility is throwing oneself away in complete concentration on something or someone else.
53.) To a person who has true humility, words are vows.
54.) The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it.
55.) We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.
56.) Selflessness is humility. Humility and freedom go hand in hand. Only a humble person can be free.
57.) There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
58.) I’ll never forget where I’m from. It’s essential to remain humble and evolving.
59.) People with a sense of humor tend to be less egocentric and more realistic in their view of the world and more humble in moments of success, and less defeated in times of travail.
60.) Stand in utter humility at the sight of your true potential for mastery.
61.) Every day, I feel humbled when I experience the vibrational essence of my world.
Debbie A. Anderson
62.) We’re gracious, and we’re humble, and we play the game a certain way, whether we win or lose.
63.) Being humble means recognizing that we are not on earth to see how important we can become but to see how much difference we can make in the lives of others.
Gordon B. Hinckley
64.) The best of people is the one who humbles himself the more his rank increases.
65.) Pride makes us artificial, and humility makes us real.
66.) One cannot be humble and aware of oneself at the same time.
67.) Humble people can do great things with an uncommon perfection because they are no longer concerned about their own interests and their own reputation, and therefore they no longer need to waste their efforts in defending them.
68.) Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.
69.) Pride must die in you, or nothing of heaven can live in you.
70.) I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.
71.) Be humble, hungry, and the hardest worker in the room.
Dwayne Johnson (The Rock)
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72.) If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
Booker T. Washington
73.) If you are humble, nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
74.) It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and, in the contemplation of her beauties, to know of wonder and humility.
75.) Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.
76.) Humility is nothing but truth, and pride is nothing but lying.
St. Vincent de Paul
77.) The only wisdom we can hope to acquire is the wisdom of humility.
78.) The greatest friend of truth is time, her greatest enemy is prejudice, and her constant companion is humility.
Charles Caleb Colton
79.) Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.
80.) I stand here before you not as a prophet but as a humble servant of you, the people.
Nelson Mandela on the Importance of Humility Video
81.) Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.
82.) Success comes to those who dedicate everything to their passion in life. To be successful, it is also very important to be humble and never let fame or money travel to your head.
A. R. Rahman
83.) It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
Augustine Of Hippo
84.) Humility, gentleness, and helpfulness go so much further and open doors you cannot imagine.
85.) In essence, you are neither inferior nor superior to anyone. True self-esteem and true humility arise out of that realization. In the eyes of the ego, self-esteem, and humility are contradictory. In truth, they are one and the same.
Short Humble Quotes
86.) True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.
87.) A wise man is humble, knowing he actually doesn’t know much.
88.) Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.
89.) It is always the secure who are humble.
Gilbert K Chesterton
90.) Humility, like the darkness, reveals the heavenly lights.
Henry David Thoreau
91.) Greatness is to stay humble when the whole world calls you great!
Mehmet Murat Ildan
92.) True humility does not know that it is humble. If it did, it would be proud from the contemplation of so fine a virtue.
Martin Luther King Jr
93.) A humble man will always receive the best that others have to offer; for he recognizes the truth.
94.) In reality, humility means nothing other than complete honesty about yourself.
95.) We are all stumblers, and the beauty and meaning of life are in the stumbling.
96.) Keep trying. Stay humble. Trust your instincts. Most importantly, act. When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
97.) The proud man counts his newspaper clippings, the humble man his blessings.
Fulton J. Sheen
98.) Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.
99.) A wise man is humble, knowing he actually doesn’t know much.
100.) The measure of who we are is how we react to something that does not go our way.
101.) I am often in errr, but never in doubt.
102.) Humility is a strange thing; the minute you think you’ve got it, you’ve lost it.
E.D. Hulse, Bashford Methodist Messenger, Feb 1967
103.) You can boast about anything if it’s all you have. Maybe the less you have, the more you are required to boast.
104.) There is something in humility which, strangely enough, exalts the heart, and something in pride which debases it.
105.) Thank you is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.
How These Humble Quotes Will Help You
As mentioned before, humility is one of the most important characteristics a person could possess. And, through these quotes, you will be able to remember just that.
Then, not will you only be able to view the world with a different, better perspective, but you will also be able to help others do the same. This way, you will be able to keep reminding yourself not to become too prideful.
So, you can also post these online and help others as well or simply keep them to yourselves. By spreading them, you will be able to help others not to be selfish but selfless, helping everyone around them. Additionally, these will remind you of the importance and the benefits of modesty.
Then, you will be able to stay your best self even in the best of times; when everything is going your way. These are also great to be used on various social media platforms and will surely help you to form a good impression of yourself.
By Michael O’Halloran
Michael is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.
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