Humble Quotes

120 Humble Quotes

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Great heroes are humble.
John Templeton

The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not a bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.
Jim Rohn

Although it is a painful lesson, I have come to realise that the more financially successful I become, the more I need to keep my ego and arrogance in check. Instead of becoming more arrogant, which is not financial intelligence, I remind myself to become more grateful and humble, so I can continue to learn and earn more, rather than give it all back to the market, which I have done. I have learned the hard way that not only does my money follow Newton’s law, so does my intelligence.
Robert Kiyosaki

I have always held firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of misery to an end.
Albert Schweitzer

Most of us retain enough of the theological attitude to think that we are little gods.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

He that is humble, ever shall have God to be his guide.
John Bunay

We love those people who give with humility, or who accept with ease.
Freya Stark

The higher we are placed, the more humbly should we walk.

It wasn't until late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say ‘I don't know.’
W Somerset Maugham

It is always the secure who are humble.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton

To have a thing is little, if you're not allowed to show it, to know a thing, is nothing unless others know you know it.
Charles Neaves

Basically, the only thing we need is a hand that rests on our own, that whishes it well, that sometimes guides us.
Hector Bianciotti

Blushing is the color of virtue.

When science discovers the center of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed to find they are not it.
Bernard Baily

Nearest the throne itself must be the footstool of humility.
James Montgomery

Extending your hand is extending yourself.
Rod McKuen

True humility is contentment.
Henri Frederic Amiel

Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon

The miracle is this-the more we share, the more we have.
Leonard Nimoy

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will piece the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.
Saint Augustine

People that put themselves above others will fall longer and harder.
Gina Lindley

We are all worms, but I do believe I am a glowworm.
Winston Churchill

To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.
Abraham Lincoln

One learns to ignore criticism by first learning to ignore applause.
Robert Brault

There is something in humility which strangely exalts the heart.
Saint Augustine

If I only had a little humility, I would be perfect.
Ted Turner

The man who thinks he can live without others is mistaken; the one who thinks others can't live without him is even more deluded.
Hasidic Saying

The more sympathy you give, the less you need.
Malcolm S Forbes

Humility is the mark of a genuine disciple.
Saint Thomas Aquinas

Nobody stands taller than those willing to stand corrected.
William Safire

Honesty is stronger medicine than sympathy, which may console but often conceals.
Gretel Ehrlich

The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune.
Joseph Addison

Correction does much, but encouragement does more.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Don't talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.
Wilson Mizner

There is no respect for others without humility in oneself.
Henri Frederick Amiel

Never be haughty to the humble. Never be humble to the haughty.
Jefferson Davis

Humility may bring you humiliation here on earth, but surely not in heaven.
Michael Eneja

None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.
Benjamin Whichcote

Tell him on the contrary that he needs, in the interest of his own happiness, to walk in the path of humility and self-control.
Irving Babbitt

Be it ever so humble, there’s no opinion like one’s own.

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