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75 Inspirational Quotes on Being Humble (HUMILITY)

Top 10 Most Famous Humble Quotes

“These are the few ways we can practice humility: To speak as little as possible of one’s self. To mind one’s own business. Not to want to manage other people’s affairs. To avoid curiosity. To accept contradictions and correction cheerfully. To pass over the mistakes of others. To accept insults and injuries. To accept being slighted, forgotten and disliked. To be kind and gentle even under provocation. Never to stand on one’s dignity. To choose always the hardest.”

Mother Teresa
Stay true in the dark & humble in the spotlight. - Harold B. Lee
Stay true in the dark & humble in the spotlight. – Harold B. Lee
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing. - Camille Pissarro
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing. – Camille Pissarro

Risk is more than is required. Learn more than is normal. Be strong. Show courage. Breathe. Excel. Love. Lead. Speak your truth. Live your values. Laugh. Cry. Innovate. Simplify. Adore mastery. Release mediocrity. Aim for genius. Stay humble. Be kinder than expected. Deliver more than is needed. Exude passion. Shatter your limits. Transcend your fears. Inspire others by your bigness. Dream big but start small. Act now. Don’t stop. Change the world.”

Robin Sharma
Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more. - William Cowper
Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more. – William Cowper
Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it's thinking of yourself less. - C. S. Lewis
Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less. – C. S. Lewis

“Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.”

Yehuda Berg
What is most needed for learning is a humble mind. - Confucius
What is most needed for learning is a humble mind. – Confucius
True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less. - Rick Warren
True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less. – Rick Warren
Be kind, work hard, stay humble, smile often, stay loyal, be honest, travel when possible, never stop learning, love always.
Be kind, work hard, stay humble, smile often, stay loyal, be honest, travel when possible, never stop learning, love always.

9 Motivational Humble Quotes on Success

“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.”

Rick Pitino
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
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
I'm always asked, 'What's the secret to success' But there are no secrets. Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room. - Dwayne Johnson
I’m always asked, ‘What’s the secret to success?’ But there are no secrets. Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room. – Dwayne Johnson

“You have to have a big vision and take very small steps to get there. You have to be humble as you execute but visionary and gigantic in terms of your aspiration. In the Internet industry, it’s not about grand innovation, it’s about a lot of little innovations: every day, every week, every month, making something a little bit better.”

Jason Calacanis
Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble. - Shah Rukh Khan
Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble. – Shah Rukh Khan
Master your craft, be nice and stay humble. - Erick Morillo
Master your craft, be nice and stay humble. – Erick Morillo

“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
There is a kind of victory in good work, no matter how humble. - Jack Kemp
There is a kind of victory in good work, no matter how humble. – Jack Kemp

“As a boss, as a CEO, as a creative director, as a chef, I’ve learned that failure will always come. I’ve learned to give it a big squeeze, smile at it, humble myself to it and then use it as a springboard to send me on my way to strength, success, and fulfillment.”

Christina Tosi

20 Wise Humble Quotes About Life That Inspires Humility

“If you aren’t humble, whatever empathy you claim is false and probably results from some arrogance or the desire to control. But true empathy is rooted in humility and the understanding that there are many people with as much to contribute in life as you.”

Anand Mahindra
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful. - John Wooden
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful. – John Wooden
I'll never forget where I'm from. It's essential to remain humble and evolving. - Freida Pinto
I’ll never forget where I’m from. It’s essential to remain humble and evolving. – Freida Pinto

“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.”

Phillips Brooks
A genuinely humble person humbles himself even before those who should be humbled by his presence. - Michael Ugwu Eneja
A genuinely humble person humbles himself even before those who should be humbled by his presence. – Michael Ugwu Eneja
Learning something means coming into contact with a world of which you know nothing. In order to learn, you must be humble. - Paulo Coelho
Learning something means coming into contact with a world of which you know nothing. In order to learn, you must be humble. – Paulo Coelho

“The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual – for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost.”

M. Scott Peck
We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility. - Rabindranath Tagore
We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility. – Rabindranath Tagore
True humility is contentment. - Henri Frederic Amiel
True humility is contentment. – Henri Frederic Amiel

“Anyone who is humble but still super accomplished, super recognized, renowned, has status, and has every reason to not have to be humble if they don’t want to, but they still choose to be humble because they value that humanity is connected – that we’re all on the same level as humans – that humility is what wins my heart.”

Jay Shetty
You're either humble or you're not. If you were a jerk before the fame, you just become a jerk with a bigger spotlight. Whoever you are really comes through. - Oprah Winfrey
You’re either humble or you’re not. If you were a jerk before the fame, you just become a jerk with a bigger spotlight. Whoever you are really comes through. – Oprah Winfrey
Humility is to make a right estimate of one's self. - Charles Spurgeon
Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self. – Charles Spurgeon
Humble souls are fearful of their own strength. - William Gurnall
Humble souls are fearful of their own strength. – William Gurnall
I just want to be humble at all times. - Mike Tyson
I just want to be humble at all times. – Mike Tyson
A great man is always willing to be little. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A great man is always willing to be little. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
It keeps me humble just to know exactly where I came from and all the hard work I had to put in to be here. It feels good to reminisce about the past. - Ha Ha Clinton-Dix
It keeps me humble just to know exactly where I came from and all the hard work I had to put in to be here. It feels good to reminisce about the past. – Ha Ha Clinton-Dix
Being humble matters. - Kevin Hart
Being humble matters. – Kevin Hart
Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble. - John Madden
Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble. – John Madden
Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger. - Abraham Cahan
Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger. – Abraham Cahan
He that is down needs fear no fall. He that is low, no pride; He that is humble, ever shall have God to be his Guide. - John Bunyan
He that is down needs fear no fall. He that is low, no pride; He that is humble, ever shall have God to be his Guide. – John Bunyan

2 Humble Quotes on Business and Management

“The kind of people that all teams need are people who are humble, hungry, and smart: humble being little ego, focusing more on their teammates than on themselves. Hungry, meaning they have a strong work ethic, are determined to get things done, and contribute any way they can. Smart, meaning not intellectually smart but inner personally smart.”

Patrick Lencioni

“A humble person is more concerned about what is right than about being right, what is right than about being right, about acting on good ideas than having good ideas, about embracing new truth than defending outdated position, about building the team than exalting self, about recognizing contribution, than being recognized for making it.”

Stephen M.R. Covey

7 Humble Quotes On Helping Others

“I am not the same man I was 35 years ago. And I hope that five years and ten 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
Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work. - Mother Teresa
Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work. – Mother Teresa

“Many people look at me and think they know me but they don’t at all. This is the real me. I am a humble person, a feeling person. A person who cares about others, who wants to help others.”

Cristiano Ronaldo
Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less. Humility is thinking more of others. - Rick Warren
Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less. Humility is thinking more of others. – Rick Warren
I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people. - Nelson Mandela
I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people. – Nelson Mandela

“It is just the start of your professional career and you have to handle it properly and realize that it is not always like that. There will be ups and downs. It is important that you keep humble, keep working hard and see it as the first step on a long journey.”

Hector Bellerin
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
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

2 Humble Quotes On Sports

“To become a great player, you’ve got to show real dedication and commitment to football, and you’ve got to be very humble and hard-working. And, above all, you’ve got to fight to make your dreams come true.”

Sergio Ramos
We're gracious and we're humble, and we play the game a certain way, whether we win or lose. - Megan Rapinoe
We’re gracious and we’re humble, and we play the game a certain way, whether we win or lose. – Megan Rapinoe

4 Humble Quotes on Staying True to One’s Self

“Being real is what keeps me humble. It doesn’t matter how much money I make or how much I accomplish. What’s critical is staying real to myself and keeping my feet on the ground. That’s what helps keep me going.”

Anuel AA
I'll always keep fighting, keep being myself and be as respectful as I can be to stay as true to myself as I can and stay humble. - Anthony Johnson
I’ll always keep fighting, keep being myself and be as respectful as I can be to stay as true to myself as I can and stay humble. – Anthony Johnson
I feel like being true to yourself is always going to keep you humble; it's always going to make you remember who you are. - Lil Tjay
I feel like being true to yourself is always going to keep you humble; it’s always going to make you remember who you are. – Lil Tjay
The best route is to stay humble and stay true to yourself. - Rich the Kid
The best route is to stay humble and stay true to yourself. – Rich the Kid

5 Humble Quotes on God and Religion

“Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.”

Douglas MacArthur
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind. - Albert Einstein
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind. – Albert Einstein
You desire that which exceeds my humble powers, but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God. - Saint Stephen
You desire that which exceeds my humble powers, but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God. – Saint Stephen
God's promises are all on condition of humble obedience. - Ellen G. White
God’s promises are all on condition of humble obedience. – Ellen G. White
God will have a humble people. Either we can choose to be humble, or we can be compelled to be humble. - Ezra Taft Benson
God will have a humble people. Either we can choose to be humble, or we can be compelled to be humble. – Ezra Taft Benson

16 Humble Quotes to Ponder

“The seeker after truth should be humbler than the dust. The world crushes the dust under its feet, but the seeker after truth should so humble himself that even the dust could crush him. Only then, and not till then, will he have a glimpse of truth.”

Mahatma Gandhi
Beauty, to me, is kind, generous, and people that are humble. - Nikki Sixx
Beauty, to me, is kind, generous, and people that are humble. – Nikki Sixx
Do you wish people to think well of you Don't speak well of yourself. - Blaise Pascal
Do you wish people to think well of you? Don’t speak well of yourself. – Blaise Pascal
I was born and have ever remained in the most humble walks of life. - Abraham Lincoln
I was born and have ever remained in the most humble walks of life. – Abraham Lincoln

“Everyone has different paths. I’ve been lucky to have a good support system – my family, friends and colleagues to keep me grounded and humble and to keep working hard. I never give up.”

Zack Steffen
People always tell you, 'Be humble. Be humble.' When was the last time someone told you to be amazing Be great! Be great! Be awesome! Be awesome! - Kanye West
People always tell you, ‘Be humble. Be humble.’ When was the last time someone told you to be amazing? Be great! Be great! Be awesome! Be awesome! – Kanye West
Perhaps, a sin that humbles you is better than a good deed that makes you arrogant. - Hamza Yusuf
Perhaps, a sin that humbles you is better than a good deed that makes you arrogant. – Hamza Yusuf
I'm a simple man. Grew up in a small town. Came from humble beginnings. No silver spoon. - Robin S. Sharma
I’m a simple man. Grew up in a small town. Came from humble beginnings. No silver spoon. – Robin S. Sharma
Don't talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave. - Wilson Mizner
Don’t talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave. – Wilson Mizner
Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble. - Joseph Addison
Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble. – Joseph Addison
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle. - Benjamin Franklin
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle. – Benjamin Franklin
Nothing can make you more humble than pain. - Larry Flynt
Nothing can make you more humble than pain. – Larry Flynt
My opinion is that politicians should be humble in the face of history. And whenever history is a matter of debate, it should be left in the hands of historians and experts. - Shinzo Abe
My opinion is that politicians should be humble in the face of history. And whenever history is a matter of debate, it should be left in the hands of historians and experts. – Shinzo Abe
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual. - Galileo Galilei
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual. – Galileo Galilei
My aim, then, was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. Fear is the beginning of wisdom. - William Tecumseh Sherman
My aim, then, was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. Fear is the beginning of wisdom. – William Tecumseh Sherman
The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not. - C. S. Lewis
The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not. – C. S. Lewis

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