65 Humble Quotes On Success In Life

These humble quotes will inspire you. Humble, not thinking of yourself as better than other people or having or showing a modest or low estimate of one’s own importance.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging humble quotes, humble sayings, and humble proverbs.

Best Humble Quotes

  1. “Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.” ~ Camille Pissarro
  2. “Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more.” ~ William Cowper
  3. “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
  4. “Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.” ~ John Wooden

  5. “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  6. “Do you wish people to think well of you? Don’t speak well of yourself.” ~ Blaise Pascal
  7. “What is most needed for learning is a humble mind.” ~ Confucius
  8. “Perhaps, a sin that humbles you is better than a good deed that makes you arrogant.” ~ Hamza Yusuf

  9. “A genuinely humble person humbles himself even before those who should be humbled by his presence.” ~ Michael Ugwu Eneja
  10. “Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger.” ~ Abraham Cahan
  11. “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
  12. “A great man is always willing to be little.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  13. “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
  14. “Don’t talk about yourself; it will be done when you leave.” ~ Wilson Mizner
  15. “Learning something means coming into contact with a world of which you know nothing. In order to learn, you must be humble.” ~ Paulo Coelho
  16. “Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.” ~ Joseph Addison

  17. “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 , Stay humble quotes
  18. “Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  19. “True humility is contentment.” ~ Henri Frederic Amiel
  20. “We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore

  21. “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
  22. “Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.” ~ John Madden
  23. “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
  24. “Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less. Humility is thinking more of others.” ~ Rick Warren

  25. “A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  26. “The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.” ~ James M. Barrie
  27. “If we remain humble and hungry, we can win.” ~ Dave Allison
  28. “It’s far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.” ~ Judith Martin

  29. “Self-confidence may be mistaken for egotism if it is not accompanied by humility of the heart.” ~ Napoleon Hill
  30. “It is always the secure who are humble.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton
  31. “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
  32. “God’s promises are all on condition of humble obedience.” ~ Ellen G. White

  33. “You have to be humble when you’re dealing with God.” ~ Jill Scott
  34. “You have to know when to be arrogant. You have to when to be humble. You have to know when to be hard and you have to know when to be soft.” ~ Talib Kweli
  35. “Don’t be humble… you’re not that great.” ~ Golda Meir
  36. “The person who is truly effective has the humility and reverence to recognize his own perceptual limitations and to appreciate the rich resources available through interaction with the hearts and minds of other human beings.” ~ Stephen Covey

  37. “The only cure for vanity is laughter. And the only fault that’s laughable is vanity.” ~ Henri Bergson
  38. “The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.” ~ John W. Gardner
  39. “God is more concerned with conforming me to the likeness of His Son than leaving me in my comfort zones. God is more interested in inward qualities than outward circumstances – things like refining my faith, humbling my heart, cleaning up my thought life and strengthening my character.” ~ Joni Eareckson Tada , Humble quotes about life
  40. “Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher

  41. “And I hope that five years and 10 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
  42. “A politician complaining about the media is like a sailor complaining about the sea.” ~ Enoch Powell
  43. “Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.” ~ Blaise Pascal
  44. “At home I am a nice guy: but I don’t want the world to know. Humble people, I’ve found, don’t get very far.” ~ Muhammad Ali

  45. “When you act like a teacher, it’s usually because you’re afraid to be the student.” ~ Byron Katie
  46. “Only God is able to humble us without humiliating us and to exalt us without flattering us.” ~ Ravi Zacharias
  47. “But You never reject a repentant and humble heart.” ~ Alphonsus Liguori
  48. “It wasn’t until late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say, ‘I don’t know.'” ~ W. Somerset Maugham

  49. “An excellent plumber is infinitely more admirable than an incompetent philosopher. The society which scorns excellence in plumbing because plumbing is a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy. Neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.” ~ John Gardner
  50. “Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.” ~ Shahrukh Khan
  51. “As I have said, the first thing is to be honest with yourself. You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself… Great peacemakers are all people of integrity, of honesty, but humility.” ~ Nelson Mandela
  52. “Blushing is the color of virtue.” ~ Diogenes

  53. “Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  54. “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
  55. “The higher a man is in grace, the lower he will be in his own esteem.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  56. “If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.” ~ Khalil Gibran

  57. “If it is surely the means to the highest end we know, can any work be humble or disgusting? Will it not rather be elevating as a ladder, the means by which we are translated?” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  58. “Never forget the favors done for you. Always forget the favors you’ve done for others.” ~ Omar Suleiman
  59. “Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  60. “Never be haughty to the humble, never be humble to the haughty.” ~ Mark Twain

  61. “Let us be a little humble; let us think that the truth may not perhaps be entirely with us.” ~ Jawaharlal Nehru
  62. “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
  63. “Humility is the mother of all virtues, courage the father, integrity the child and wisdom the grandchild.” ~ Stephen Covey
  64. “Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with.” ~ Peter Marshall

  65. “If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.” ~ Francis Quarles

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