Humility Quotes

Mar 25, 2023 | Character Quotables | 2 comments

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“One must be as humble as the dust before he can discover truth.”

-Mahatma Gandhi


“Humility is like underwear, essential, but indecent if it shows.”

-Helen Nielsen


“True humility is intelligent self-respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be.”


-Ralph W. Sockman


“It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.”

-Author Unknown


“Humility does not mean thinking less of yourself than of other people, nor does it mean having a low opinion of your own gifts. It means freedom from thinking about yourself at all.”

-William Temple


“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


“When someone sings his own praises, he always gets the tune too high.”

-Mary H. Waldrip


“Swallow your pride occasionally, it’s non-fattening!”

-Author Unknown


“To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.”

-Benjamin Franklin


“The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.”

-Norman Vincent Peale


“A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.”

-Benjamin Franklin


“Don’t talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.”

-Wilson Mizner


“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.”

-Rick Warren


“Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.”

-Barry Switzer


“Nobody stands taller than those willing to stand corrected.”

-William Safire


“To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.”

-Charles de Montesquieu


“If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.”

-Isaac Newton


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

-Bernard Baily


“People that put themselves above others will fall longer and harder.”

-Gina Lindley


“Modesty is the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.”

-Oliver Herford


“None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.”

-Benjamin Whichcote


“It is well to remember that the entire population of the universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.”

-Andrew J. Holmes