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Humility makes the world a better place.

Nothing can be more satisfying in this world than being humble. Humility makes us better people.

A humble person will do good because they have a kind heart. Such people don't expect anything in return, not even gratitude. Humble people are kind, warm, and compassionate towards others.

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Being Humble Quotes

Being humble has a lot of advantages. It helps us build better relations and encourages us to help others. Some thought-provoking being humble quotes are listed below.

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1."Greatness is to stay humble when the whole world calls you great!"

-Mehmet Murat Ildan.

2."Stay humble, trust your instincts. Most importantly, act. When you come to a fork in the road, take it."

-Yogi Berra.

3."Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair."

-Blaise Pascal.

4."I am able to stay humble because I recognize that God has truly blessed me; I can't say that enough."

-Heather Headley.

5."Always enter like a kitten and leave like a lion. But NEVER enter like a lion and leave like a kitten. Always be humble."

-Carlson Gracie.

6."For a man who walks in the light, to stay humble is not to walk in the dark; you don't need to project yourself to be thought an honest man."

-Mike Norton.

7."Stay humble to the craft and never forget how much it actually takes to be the main character of a documentary."

-Nicole Nielsen Horanyi.

8."Stay excited and stay humble and good things will come."

-Mark McMorris.

9. "The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it."

-Criss Jami.

10."Stay humble. Always answer your phone - no matter who else is in the car."

-Jack Lemmon.

11."The best of people is the one who humbles himself the more his rank increases."

-Prophet Muhammad.

12."I am ... humble enough to know I'm not better than anyone else, but wise enough to know I am different."


13."Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble."

-John Madden.

14."I have to stay humble. I'm just a normal human with a job that is televised."

-Jai Rodriguez.

15."If you're not humble, life will visit humbleness upon you."

-Mike Tyson.

16."It is always the secure who are humble."

-Gilbert K. Chesterton.

17."Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world."

-Miyamoto Musashi.

18."As a true scientist, I have been proved wrong so many times that I'm very humble."

-Kip Thorne.

19."I feel like I'm just a woman like every woman. We have our doubts, which is better, because I always prefer to stay humble about everything."

-Bianca Balti.

20."How do I stay humble? Because I'm the best at being humble."

-Dave Grohl.

21."There's no need to show off when you know who you are."

-Maxime Lagacé.

22."Take this wealth and this fame, always stay humble, keep your family close, and do ridiculously crazy things."

-Rob Dyrdek.

23."A great man is always willing to be little. "

-Ralph Waldo Emerson.

24."One cannot be humble and aware of oneself at the same time."

-Madeleine L'Engle.

25."A mistake that makes us humble is better than an achievement that makes us arrogant."


26."True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing."


27."Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful."

- Harvey Mackay.

28."I think Aussies try to stay humble."

-Teresa Palmer.

29." Let us be a little humble; let us think that the truth may not perhaps be entirely with us."

-Jawaharlal Nehru.

30."I'm a very humble and normal person, and I just go out there and do the job the best that I can do it."

-Daniel Sturridge.

31."My family has taught me to keep my feet on the ground and be humble."

-Carlos Vela.

32."I'll never forget where I'm from. It's essential to remain humble and evolving."

-Freida Pinto.

33."To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferior's nobleness."

-Benjamin Franklin.

34."Being famous gives you a lot of illusions of false self, of self-importance, a grandiosity, it becomes difficult to stay humble and real. You see so many people who don't succeed."

-Lili Taylor.

35."Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more."

-William Cowper.

36."We're gracious and we're humble, and we play the game a certain way, whether we win or lose."

-Megan Rapinoe.

37."Humility and openness are the key to success without compromising your beliefs."

-George Hickenlooper.

38."Just growing up and going through life and how tough life was for me and my family, I'm always going to stay humble."

-Giannis Antetokounmpo.

39."I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth."

-Mahatma Gandhi.

40."I was born and have ever remained in the most humble walks of life."

-Abraham Lincoln.

41."The proud man counts his newspaper clippings, the humble man his blessings. "

-Fulton J. Sheen.

42."Humble people don't get offended easily."

-Radhanath Swami.

43."Be humble, don't have too much pride and think you're too good for anything."

-Angela Yee.

44."A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others."

-Robert E. Lee.

45."Don't let proud get to your head, always humble yourself."

-Henry Johnson Jr.

46."I'm a simple man. Grew up in a small town. Came from humble beginnings."

-Robin S. Sharma.

47."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.

48."Success is not a good teacher; failure makes you humble."

-Shah Rukh Khan.

49."It is better to stay humble than to be humbled."

-Olawale Daniel.

50."Stay true in the dark & humble in the spotlight."

-Harold B. Lee.

51."If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are."

-Mother Teresa.

52."It's flattering to people who stop you and say that you've helped them and all. But, again, you know, you've got to stay humble because as quick as you came up, you can come down."

-Joel Osteen.

53."To a person who has true humility, words are vows."

-Filipino proverb.

54."Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing."

-Camille Pissarro.

55."Don't discount the importance of being humble. There's a value there far greater than pride can ever provide."

-Kristen Butler.

56."Stay humble as a writer: write on toilet paper."

-Jonas Eriksson.

57."To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength."

-Criss Jami.

58."You've got to stay humble and hungry. Just keep working and thank God you have a chance to play in the NBA."

-John Wall.

59."The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not."

-C. S. Lewis.

60."He is a very humble man, that thinks not himself better than some others."

-Joseph Hall.

61."I've learned how to stay humble. I don't want to get in over my head because when you do that it takes you off your game."

-Gabby Douglas.

Work Hard Stay Humble Quotes

To be successful in life, it is not enough if you work hard. It would be best if you also were humble and considerate towards others. Many employers look for humility in their employees for a healthy work environment. Listed below are some good short quotes on humility that concisely explain everything.

62."It's important to stay humble, stay level-headed and keep working hard."

-Harry Winks.

63."Let your work speak for you. Stay humble. And just DO the work."


64."Stay humble, stay grounded, remember what got you to that level-and that's hard work."

-Tim Howard.

65."Be kind, work hard, stay humble, smile often, stay loyal, be honest, travel when possible, never stop learning, love always."


66."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.

67."It's important to work hard, stay humble, and not let the criticism or the compliments go to your head. "

-Jessica Sanchez.

68."It's important I keep my feet on the ground and stay humble and still work hard."

-Steph Houghton.

69."Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise."

-Frank Ocean.

70."I just want to keep working hard, stay humble, and keep trying to win games."

-Damian Lillard.

71."Sports are such a great teacher. I think of everything they've taught me: camaraderie, humility, how to resolve differences."

–Kobe Bryant.

72."True humility involves opposites. The truly humble work in silence."


73."I write about humility because it's something I hope I one day actually possess."

-Michael McDonald.

74."Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose."

-Bill Gates.

75."Stay cool, stay humble, stay beautiful, and just do the work."

-Merry Clayton.

76."The world tells us to seek success, power and money; God tells us to seek humility, service and love."

-Pope Francis.

77."My interpretation of football is to stay humble, work hard, and things will come."

-Nuno Espirito Santo.

78."Great leaders don't need to act tough. Their confidence and humility serve to underscore their toughness."

-Simon Sinek.

79."Keep your head up in failure, and your head down in success."

-Jerry Seinfeld.

80."It takes a big person to do something small."

-Joel Osteen.

81."Humility is a great quality of leadership which derives respect and not just fear or hatred."

-Yousef Munayyer.

82."Where there is humility, there is more success, and lasting success."

-Patrick Lencioni.

83."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."

-Thomas Merton.

84."Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire."

-William Penn.

85."Ego kills knowledge, as knowledge requires learning, and learning requires humility."


86."Humility is no substitute for a good personality."

-Fran Lebowitz.

87."There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self."

-Ernest Hemingway.

88."Self-confidence is very important. But without compassion and humility, it's just arrogance."


89."Uncertainty is a sign of humility, and humility is just the ability or the willingness to learn."

-Charlie Sheen.

90."Have the humility to learn from those around you."

-John C. Maxwell.

91."All streams flow to the ocean because it is lower than they are. Humility gives it its power."

-Lao Tzu.

92."I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people."

-Nelson Mandela.

93."If anything is good for pounding humility into you permanently, it's the restaurant business."

-Anthony Bourdain.

Stay Humble And Kind Quotes

Staying humble makes you a sympathetic and kind person. It lets you think beyond yourself and encourages you to do more good. Some stay humble, and kind quotes are listed below

94."It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels."

-Augustine of Hippo.

95."Audacity gets you to shoot for big goals and humility gives you the open-mindedness to take in the best thinking available to you to get you to those goals."

-Ray Dalio.

96."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.

97."Humility will open more doors than arrogance ever will."

-Zig Ziglar.

98."Humility, gentleness, and helpfulness go so much further and open doors you cannot imagine."

-Ann Tran.

99."When I look at a person, I see a person – not a rank, not a class, not a title."

-Criss Jami.

100."Humility is the greatest quality that a man can have, and arrogance is undoubtedly the worst."

-Maulana W. Khan.

101."Never be proud but show humility towards others, true wisdom lies in being humble."

-Shri Radhe Maa.

102."Pride is concerned with who is right while humility is concerned with what is right."

-Ezra Taft Benson.

103."Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up."

-Jesse Jackson.

104."My strength is my humility. When you are humble, people like you."

-Mohammad Azharuddin.

105."True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less."

-Rick Warren.

106."The soft overcomes the hard. The slow overcomes the fast."

-Lao Tzu.

107."The only wisdom we can hope to acquire is the wisdom of humility."

-T.S. Eliot.

108."On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom."

-Michel de Montaigne.

109."Only humility knows how to appreciate and admire the good qualities of others."

-Sri Chinmoy.

110."No matter what happens in life, be good to people."


111."I think a good pastor is somebody who is honest and humble and has a really caring heart."

-Robert H. Schuller.

112."Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change."

-Frank Lloyd Wright.

113."You gotta love these Christians, they're humble people."

-Stephen Baldwin.

114."What are the things that you can't see that are important? I would say justice, truth, humility, service, compassion, love. You can't see any of those, but they're the guiding lights of a life."

-Jimmy Carter.

115."True humility is not an abject, groveling, self-despising spirit; it is but a right estimate of ourselves as God sees us."

-Tryon Edwards.

116."Jesus was humble when He walked this earth. He had all power, yet used all meekness."

-Monica Johnson.

117."Every person that you meet knows something you don't; learn from them."

-H. Jackson Brown Jr.

118."The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it."

-Mignon McLaughlin.

119."I will continue to fight to reach my targets with humility."

-Keylor Navas.

120."Humility is clearer-eyed than ego — and that's important because humility always works harder than ego."

-Ryan Holiday.

121."If I see the... Hulk Hogan or the Donald Trump, I break their back - make them humble."

-The Iron Sheik.

122."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.

123."My parents are pretty good about keeping me humble. They brought me up good."

-Taylor Lautner.

124."It's all about humanity, humility, and integrity."

-Debra Wilson.

125."We learn humility through accepting humiliations cheerfully."

-Mother Teresa.

126."The greatest friend of truth is time, her greatest enemy is prejudice, and her constant companion is humility."

-Charles Caleb Colton.

127."There is always a zone where somebody is nobody; there is always a zone where somebody is somebody and there is always a zone where nobody is nobody."

-Ernest Agyemang Yeboah.

128."One may be humble out of pride."

-Michel de Montaigne.

129."The best route is to stay humble and stay true to yourself."

-Rich the Kid.

130."I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility."

-John Ruskin.

131."Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot."

-Thomas Moore.

132."Whenever I'm around some who is modest, I think, 'Run like hell and all of fire.' You don't want modesty, you want humility."

-Maya Angelou.

133."It is better to be humble and happy than to be arrogant and lonely."

-Darlene Bennett.

134."When we feel humiliated, the best reaction is humility."

-Simon Sinek.

135."All the wealthiest people in the U.S. seem compelled to brag about how humble they are."

-Craig Brown.

136."Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new."

-Steven Tyler.

137."No matter how high up you get, never forget where you came from."

-Beeru Singh.

138."Be simple, stay humble, care with love, hug with kindness."

-Debasish Mridha.

139."God's promises are all on condition of humble obedience."

-Ellen G. White.

140."Humility is the ability to give up your pride and still retain your dignity."

-Vanna Bonta.

141."Humility is the surest sign of strength."

-Thomas Merton.

142."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.

143."We have to humble ourselves and the way you do that is by serving other people."

-Tim Tebow.

144."Personally, I think humility is a prerequisite to being a truly empathic person."

-Christopher Stanley.

145."Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted."

-Matthew 24:12.

146."If you are really humble you will put yourself first when you need to take care of you."

-Bryant McGill.

147."Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues."


148."It's not hard for me to stay humble. I think there is always somebody better than me, so that's what keeps me humble. A lot of people could learn how to stay humble."

-Kevin Owens.

149."Honesty is grounded in humility and indeed in humiliation, and in admitting exactly where we are powerless."

-David Whyte.

150."Humility is nothing else but a right judgment of ourselves."

-William Law.

151."Humility is nothing but truth, and pride is nothing but lying."

-Saint Vincent de Paul.

152."Let us be absolutely clear about one thing: we must not confuse humility with false modesty or servility."

-Paulo Coelho.

153."Humility is the essence of love and intelligence; it is not an achievement."

-Jiddu Krishnamurti.

Always Stay Humble And Kind Quotes

A self-centered person may not think of others or think nothing is worthy of their time and effort. But a humble person always has an open heart, and they put others before themself. The quotes listed below will encourage you always to stay humble and kind.

154."I like people who are passionate, who have persevered, and who are clearly humble and not arrogant."

-Daniel Schwartz.

155."True humility is being able to accept criticisms as graciously as we accept compliments."

-Sabrina Newby.

156."Accept everything which happens, even if it seem disagreeable, because it leads to this, the health of the universe."

-Marcus Aurelius.

157."Do not embark on a quest to find pride. In humility, let pride remain lost."

-Tony Cleaver.

158."My dad is the most humble man on the planet."

-Bryce Dallas Howard.

159."There is no respect for others without humility in one's self."

-Henri Frederic Amiel.

160."True humility is having the understanding that, even as a small seed, we are still an important part of the greater plan. However, we are not the master planner."

-Tanya Copprue.

161."Confidence is important but ego is something false. Humility is the way to build confidence."

-Frank Shamrock.

162."I always want to just stay humble, and I always want to keep climbing."

-Jon Pardi.

163."Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue of humility in the domain of thought."

-Charles Caleb Colton.

164."Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful."

-Ann Landers.

165."It's hard to be humble, when you're as great as I am."

-Muhammad Ali.

166."'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding."

-Alice Walker.

167."Don't worry about the pressure or the responsibility. Just live in it, have fun, and when everything seems to be going right, just stay humble and remember your family."

-Roman Reigns.

168."Never be haughty to the humble or humble to the haughty."

-Jefferson Davis.

169."It is the desire for success that prevents humility; and without humility how can there be understanding?"

-Jiddu Krishnamurti.

170."We should let God be the One to praise us and not praise ourselves. For God detests those who commend themselves. Let others applaud our good deeds."

-Pope Clement I.

171."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.

172."A wise man is humble, knowing he actually doesn't know much."

-Eraldo Banovac.

173."Only a person who has passed through the gate of humility can ascend to the heights of the spirit."

-Rudolf Steiner.

174."Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness."


175."Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility."

-Saint Augustine.

176."My aim is just to remain as humble and as godly as I can be."

-Letitia Wright.

177."Being genuinely humble and being myself has helped me succeed in my career."

-Poo Bear.

178."Humility isn't denying your strengths; it's being honest about your weaknesses."

-Rick Warren.

179."False humility is the pride of not being proud, real humility is without the consciousness that pride exists."

-Michael Bassey Johnson.

180."A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can be cured only by the honesty of humility."

-Lawrence G. Lovasik.

181."I rather choose to go through what will make me humble than to go for what will increase my pride to a level without limit."

-Ernest Agyemang Yeboah.

182."Be like the bamboo the higher you grow the deeper you bow."

-Chinese Proverb.

183."I am sufficiently proud of my knowing something to be modest about my not knowing all."

-Vladimir Nabokov.

184."Even if I'll be an all-star or Rookie of the year, I will always be humble Giannis."

-Giannis Antetokounmpo.

185."Every day I feel humble when I experience the vibrational essence of my world."

-Debbie A. Anderson.

186."Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real."

-Thomas Merton.

187."Selflessness is humility. Humility and freedom go hand in hand. Only a humble person can be free."

-Jeff Wilson.

188."No amount of praise should go to your head. You should always remain humble."


189."Humility's a real thing - not just a fine name for laziness."

-Susan Glaspell.

190."Learn to be humble but not timid."

-Franklin A. Ohiozebau.

191."We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility."

-Rabindranath Tagore.

192."It's not the truth that you know, but the truth that you obey that matters."

-Johnny Hunt.

193."Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life."

-George Arliss.

194."Humility is the key to moral excellence. It is the noblest quality a person can possess. […] It is the mother of all possibilities."

-Venerable Master Hsin Yun.

195."Perfection is impossible without humility. Why should I strive for perfection, if I am already good enough?"

-Leo Tolstoy.

196."If I had to name my greatest strength, I guess it would be my humility. Greatest weakness, it's possible that I'm a little too awesome."

-Barack Obama.

197."Humility is royalty without a crown."

-Spencer W. Kimball.

198."Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth."

-Don Marquis.

199."True humility is when you can surprise yourself more than others; the rest is either shyness or good marketing."

-Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

200."Humility is the first step towards learning. You can't learn until you are humble enough to realize there is something for you to learn."

-Robert Kiyosaki.

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