90 Quotes About Being Humble And Humility To Inspire You

Looking for humble quotes and humility quotes? We have rounded up the best collection of quotes about being humble, humble sayings, captions, messages, and  beautiful lines by Thoreau, Emerson, Einstein, Pope Francis, Mother Teresa which will inspire you to embrace humility, kindness, grateful and integrity in life.

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There is something about being down to earth, being humble and staying humble. Its a virtue when you are willing to help people struggling at work, love, life. Being humble means you have no place for ego and self-centeredness.

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These famous humble quotes will definitely inspire you to be more humble as you grow in life and be more kind and grateful to be a good person. Don’t forget to check out our collection of ego quotes and sayings and best roots quotes to inspire you.

Quotes About Being Humble

  1. “Work hard, stay humble.”                                                                                                                                           
    Humble Quotes
    Humble Quotes

  2. “Being humble matters.” — Kevin Hart                                                                                                                         
    Short Humble Captions
    Short Humble Captions

  3. “Pride comes before the fall. Stay humble.”                                                                                                                 
    Quotes About Being Humble
    Quotes About Being Humble

  4. “Greatness loves gratitude.” — Robin Sharma                                                                                                             
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    Stay Humble Quotes

  5. “It takes grace to remain kind in cruel situations.”                                                                                                                   
    Humble Sayings
    Humble Sayings

  6. “Humble people ask for help.” — Joyce Meyer                                                                                                             
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    Remain Humble Quotes

  7. “Mastery begins with humility.” — Robin Sharma                                                                                               
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    Life Humble Quotes

  8. “Humility wins. Love conquers.” — Robin Sharma

  9. “To lead the people, walk behind them.” — Lao Tzu                                                                                                 
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    Humble Yourself Quotes

  10. “The more humble we stay the more god blesses us.”

  11. “Work at being a humble person.” — John Templeton

  12. “Arrogance repels. Humility inspires.” — Robin Sharma

  13. “Their is a great honor in being humble.” — Shola Allysen

  14. “True humility is contentment.” — Henri Frederic Amiel

  15. “Humility is the surest sign of strength.” — Thomas Merton                                                                                       
    Inspirational Humble Quotes
    Inspirational Humble Quotes

  16. “Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.” — Confucius

  17. “One may be humble out of pride.” — Michel de Montaigne

  18. “It is always the secure who are humble.” — G. K. Chesterton

  19. “Being humble is cooler than being famous.” — Robin Sharma

  20. “Without humility there can be no humanity.” — John Buchan

  21. “Humility is royalty without a crown.” — Spencer W. Kimball

  22. “Being humble is the first sign of true great human.” — Nirmal S

  23. “If we remain humble and hungry, we can win.” — Dave Allison

  24. “Learn to be humble but not timid.” — Franklin A. Ohiozebau

  25. “The greatest patience is humility.” — Atiśa Dīpa kara Śrījñāna

  26. “Stay true in the dark & humble in the spotlight.” — Harold B. Lee

  27. “If we are humble people, it will be obvious.” — Hannah Anderson

  28. “Humility is not a trait I often associate with America.” — Mira Nair

  29. “Humble souls are fearful of their own strength.” — William Gurnall                                                         
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    Humble And Kind Quotes

  30. “A true genius admits that he/she knows nothing.” — Albert Einstein

  31. “Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.” — Frank Ocean

  32. “A great man is always willing to be little.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

  33. “There is beauty and humility in imperfection.” — Guillermo del Toro

  34. “Humility will open more doors than arrogance ever will.” — Zig Ziglar                                                                                       
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    Humble Grateful Quotes

  35. “A humble heart gets God’s attention all the time.” — Darlene Bennett

  36. “True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.” — Socrates

  37. “Being humble is to be felt, it’s not something that you show off.” — Naya                                                         
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    Humble Quotes Images

  38. “The cost of not being humble is extremely expensive.” — Dale Partridge

  39. “When we feel humiliated, the best reaction is humility.” — Simon Sinek

  40. “Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.” — Charles Spurgeon

  41. “If you’re not humble, life will visit humbleness upon you.” — Mike Tyson

  42. “The humble spirit and contrite is an abode of my delight.” — Isaac Watts

  43. “The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.” — Criss Jami

  44. “It’s hard to be humble, when you’re as great as I am.” — Muhammad Ali                                                                                       
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    Motivational Humble Quotes Work

  45. “Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.” — Thomas Merton

  46. “Humility is absolutely necessary for true learning.” — Robert T. Kiyosaki

  47. “Keep putting out good. It will come back to you tenfold in unexpected ways.”

  48. “Humility is the most beautiful virtue that we can develop.” — Joyce Meyer

  49. “Be patient when you have nothing and be humble when you have everything.”                                                                                                                                                                               
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    Humble Quotes Pictures

  50. “Never curse a fall. The ground is where humility lives.” — Yasmin Mogahed

  51. “I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.” — John Ruskin

  52. “True humility is staying teachable, regardless of how much you already know.”                                                                                                                                                       
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    Humility Quotes

  53. “Be humble, hungry and the hardest worker in the room.” — Dwayne Johnson

  54. “Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.” — Shah Rukh Khan

  55. “Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.” — Jesse Jackson

  56. “Pride must die in you, or nothing of heaven can live in you.” — Andrew Murray

  57. “The only wisdom we can hope to acquire is the wisdom of humility.” — T.S. Eliot

  58. “We learn humility through accepting humiliations cheerfully.” — Mother Teresa                                                                                                                                                                                       
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    Humble Funny Quotes

  59. “Being humble takes more courage than hauling arrogance.” — Desmond Fouche

  60. “Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.” — Steven Tyler

  61. “Humility means accepting reality with no attempt to outsmart it.” — David Richo

  62. “Don’t let proud get to your head, always humble yourself.” — Henry Johnson Jr.

  63. “We have to be humble, but with real humility, from head-to-toe.” — Pope Francis

  64. “Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.” — Theodore Roosevelt

  65. “Humility, like the darkness, reveals the heavenly lights.” — Henry David Thoreau

  66. “The humble person has access to God’s wisdom and God’s favor.” — Pat Robertson

  67. “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.” — C. S. Lewis

  68. “No matter how high up you get, never forget where you came from.” — Beeru Singh

  69. “Humility is nothing but truth, and pride is nothing but lying.” — St. Vincent de Paul                                                                                                                                       
    Humble Enough Quotes
    Humble Enough Quotes

  70. “One cannot be humble and aware of oneself at the same time.” — Madeleine L’Engle

  71. “A mistake that makes us humble is better than an achievement that makes us arrogant.”

  72. “There is no respect for others without humility in one’s self.” — Henri Frederic Amiel

  73. “Never be haughty to the humble. Never be humble to the haughty.” — Jefferson Davis                                                                                                                                                             
    Staying Humble Quotes
    Staying Humble Quotes

  74. “The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it.” — Mignon McLaughlin

  75. “If we can develop a truly humble attitude, we can change the world.” — Jeffrey Krames

  76. “We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.” — Rabindranath Tagore

  77. “The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.” — Marcus Tullius Cicero

  78. “It is better to be humble and happy than to be arrogant and lonely.” — Darlene Bennett

  79. “Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot.” — Thomas Moore

  80. “When I look at a person, I see a person – not a rank, not a class, not a title.” — Criss Jami

  81. “A successful man who is not humble, has not reached complete success.” — Marinela Reka

  82. “Never believe you are above or below anyone. Keep a humble spirit.” — Brendon Burchard

  83. “True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” — Rick Warren

  84. “Be humble in your confidence and yet courageous in your character.” — Melanie Koulouris

  85. “To the extent we behave with humility, to that extent good will result.” — Ramana Maharshi

  86. “I’ll never forget where I’m from. It’s essential to remain humble and evolving.” — Freida Pinto

  87. “We have to humble ourselves and the way you do that is by serving other people.” — Tim Tebow

  88. “Being humble is not a weakness, but it shows how much strong one is from inner.” — K K Sharma

  89. “Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right.” — Ezra T. Benson

  90. “Humility is the essence of love and intelligence; it is not an achievement.” — Jiddu Krishnamurti

  91. “Every person that you meet knows something you don’t; learn from them.” — H. Jackson Brown Jr

  92. “To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.” — Benjamin Franklin

  93. “Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars.” — Franklin A. Ohiobezau

  94. “If you are really humble you will put yourself first when you need to take care of you.” — Bryant McGill

  95. “I am … humble enough to know I’m not better than anyone else, but wise enough to know I am different.”

  96. “If you plan to build a tall house of virtues, you must first lay deep foundations of humility.” — Augustine

  97. “I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people.” — Nelson Mandela

  98. “The best of people is the one who humbles himself the more his rank increases.” — Prophet Muhammad

  99. “Never be proud but show humility towards others, true wisdom lies in being humble.” — Shri Radhe Maa

  100. “Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” — Matthew 24:12

  101. “In reality, humility means nothing other than complete honesty about yourself.” — William Countryman

  102. “True humility is being able to accept criticisms as graciously as we accept compliments.” — Sabrina Newby

  103. “Humility, gentleness, and helpfulness go so much further and open doors you cannot imagine.” — Ann Tran

  104. “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

  105. “Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue of humility in the domain of thought.” — Simone Weil

  106. “It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.” — Augustine of Hippo

  107. “We have to stop and be humble enough to understand that there is something called mystery.” — Paulo Coelho

  108. “Selflessness is humility. Humility and freedom go hand in hand. Only a humble person can be free.” — Jeff Wilson

  109. “No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.”

  110. “Humility is throwing oneself away in complete concentration on something or someone else.” — Madeleine L’Engle

  111. Stay humble and never think that you are better than anyone else. We are all humans and crave acceptance and love.”

  112. “The world tells us to seek success, power and money; God tells us to seek humility, service and love.” — Pope Francis

  113. “Humility is the greatest quality that a man can have, and arrogance is undoubtedly the worst.” — Maulana W. Khan

  114. “Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.” — John Madden

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

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

  117. Perfection is impossible without humility. Why should I strive for perfection, if I am already good enough?” — Leo Tolstoy

  118. “To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.” — Criss Jami

  119. “By being high, you become low and by being low, you become high. By being humble, you become high.” — Choa Kok Sui

  120. Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.” — George Arliss

  121. “If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.” — Mother Teresa

  122. “Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.” — Patrick Süskind

  123. “Don’t discount the importance of being humble. There’s a value there far greater than pride can ever provide.” — Kristen Butler

  124. “Humble yourselves before God. Resist the Devil and he will flee from you. Come close to God, and God will come close to you.”

  125. “God will have a humble people. Either we can choose to be humble, or we can be compelled to be humble.” — Ezra Taft Benson

  126. “Sometimes you have to lose something to gain something better. A door has to shut before a new door can open.” — Joel Osteen

  127. ” Life is not about being rich, being popular, being highly educated or being perfect. It is about being real, being humble and being kind.”

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

  129. “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

  130. “Be strong, but not rude; Be kind, but not weak; Be bold, but not bully; Be humble, but not timid; Be proud, but not arrogant.” — Zig Ziglar

  131. “Being humble is more important than being wise because God doesn’t need a proud mouth that speaks much, but be kind heart that listen!”

  132. The higher we get educated and higher we are placed, the softer should be our approach and humbler should be our attitude.” — Senora Roy

  133. “We know that God “opposes the proud” and so we commit to practising humility, to intentionally “be humble”.” — Hannah Anderson

  134. Ephesians 4:2 – Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. (Bible Verse)

  135. Colossians 3:12 12 – Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. (Bible Verse)

  136. “Grace is meeting those moments on the journey, then picking yourself back up, being humble enough to learn, and not being too hard on yourself.”

  137. “The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.” — Charles Caleb Colton

  138. “Humility is the key to moral excellence. It is the noblest quality a person can possess. […] It is the mother of all possibilities.” —  Master Hsin Yun

  139. 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

  140. “Humility leads to strength and not to weakness. It is the highest form of self-respect to admit mistakes and to make amends for them.” — John J. Mccloy

  141. “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

  142. 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

  143. “True humility involves opposites. The truly humble work in silence. Because they do not speak of their accomplishments, credit for them can never be taken away.” — Lao-Tzu

  144. “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

  145. “I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.” — Mahatma Gandhi

  146. “Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.” — Augustine of Hippo

  147. “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

  148. “There is a universal respect and even admiration for those who are humble and simple by nature, and who have absolute confidence in all human beings irrespective of their social status.” — Nelson Mandela

  149. “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

  150. “Have more humility. Remember you don’t know the limits of your own abilities. Successful or not, if you keep pushing beyond yourself, you will enrich your own life–and maybe even please a few strangers.” — A.L. Kennedy

  151. “I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize. The first is gentleness; the second is frugality; the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others. Be gentle and you can be bold; be frugal and you can be liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.” — Lao Tzu

  152. “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

  153. “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

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