Humble Quotes

120 Humble Quotes

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Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.
Rick Warren

Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor.
Pope John XXIII

One thing that golf teaches you is humility.
Robert Warner

Too great a sense of identity makes a man feel he can do no wrong. And too little does the same.
Djuna Barnes

One without humility is like a city broken into and left in ruins without walls.

Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.
Camille Pissarro

You probably have started losing touch with humility when your friends start avoiding you without telling you why.
Albert Obiefuna

Oh, for a pin that would puncture pretension!
Isaac Asimov

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

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Judith S Martin

Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
Alexander Pope

Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger.
Abraham Cahan

Religion is to do right. It is to love, it is to serve, it is to think, it is to be humble.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A modest man is usually admired-if people ever hear of him.
Ed Howe

The Lord favors the humble.

At home I am a nice guy: but I don't want the world to know. Humble people, I've found, don't get very far.
Muhammad Ali

The higher a man is in grace, the lower he will be in his own esteem.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon

The nice thing about egotists is that they don’t talk about other people.
Lucille S Harper

Humility is like a tree, whose root when it sets deepest in the earth rises higher, and spreads fairer and stands surer, and lasts longer, and every step of its descent is like a rib of iron.
Jeremy Taylor

And I hope that five years and 10 years from now, I'll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.
Louis Farrakhan

A genuinely humble person humbles himself even before those who should be humbled by his presence.
Bishop Michael Eneja

The egotist always hurts the one he loves-himself.
Bernice Peers

Do you wish people to think well of you? Don’t speak well of yourself.
Blaise Pascal

An humble knowledge of thyself is a surer way to God than a deep search after learning.
Thomas Kempis

If you’re humble, you don’t write the book on how humble you are, with twelve life-sized pictures in it.
Leslie Flynn

The only cure for vanity is laughter. And the only fault that’s laughable is vanity.
Henri Bergson

You can have no greater sign of a confirmed pride than when you think you are humble enough.
William Law

The best protection one can have from the devil and his schemes is a humble heart.
Jonathan Edwards

Almost any difficulty will move in the face of honesty. When I am honest I never feel stupid. And when I am honest I am automatically humble.
Hugh Prather

A politician complaining about the media is like a sailor complaining about the sea.
Enoch Powell

A lot of times in this business, we are taking advantage of hot times in our career to do a lot of TV and a lot of radio and that sort of thing, and George is able to be so humble that he can get away with not doing those things.
Lee Ann Womack

Men compare themselves with men, and readily with the worst, and flatter themselves with that comparative betterness… Consider the infinite holiness of God, and this will humble us to the dust.
Robert Leighton

Swallow your pride occasionally, it's non-fattening!

Only through an inner spiritual transformation do we gain the strength to fight vigorously the evils of the world in a humble and loving spirit.
Martin Luther King Jr

Humble words and increased preparations are signs that the enemy is about to advance. Violent language and driving forward as if to the attack are signs that he will retreat.
Sun Tzu

Humility is a virtue; timidity is a disease.
Jim Rohn

Self-confidence may be mistaken for egotism if it is not accompanied by humility of the heart.
Napoleon Hill

The person who is truly effective has the humility and reverence to recognize his own perceptual limitations and to appreciate the rich resources available through interaction with the hearts and minds of other human beings.
Stephen Covey

Humility is the mother of all virtues, courage the father, integrity the child and wisdom the grandchild.
Stephen Covey

The strong man holds in a living blend strongly marked opposites. The idealists are not usually realistic, and the realists are not usually idealistic. The militant are not generally known to be passive, nor the passive to be militant. Seldom are the humble self-assertive, or the self-assertive humble. But life at it’s best is a creative synthesis of opposites in fruitful harmony.
Martin Luther King Jr

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