Humility Quotes

Humility Quotes

Humility Quotes: A Unique Collection of Quotes About Humility.

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Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less. -C. S. Lewis

Humility like the darkness, reveals the heavenly lights. -Henry David Thoreau

One that does not think too highly of himself is more than he thinks. -Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday. -Alexander Pope

Every person that you meet knows something you don't; learn from them. -H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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

In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet. -Winston Churchill

The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don't mean doubt of his powers or hesitation in speaking his opinion, but merely an understanding of the relationship of what he can say and what he can do. -John Ruskin

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.  -Benjamin Franklin

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. -Harry S. Truman

I long to accomplish a great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker. -Helen Keller

Be careful not to mistake insecurity and inadequacy for humility! Humility has nothing to do with the insecure and inadequate! Just like arrogance has nothing to do with greatness! -C. JoyBell C.

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

Count no day lost in which you waited your turn, took only your share and sought advantage over no one. -Robert Brault

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. -Malcolm S. Forbes

A mature person is one who does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be objective even when deeply stirred emotionally, who has learned that there is both good and bad in all people and in all things, and who walks humbly and deals charitably with the circumstances of life, knowing that in this world no one is all-knowing and therefore all of us need both love and charity. -Eleanor Roosevelt

Without humility there can be no humanity. -John Buchan

What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.  -Abraham Lincoln

If I only had a little humility, I would be perfect. -Ted Turner

Life is a long lesson in humility. -James M Barrie

Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously. -Norman Vincent Peale

Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up. -Jesse Jackson

Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.  -Barry Switzer

A true genius admits that he/she knows nothing. -Albert Einstein

The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes. -Winston Churchill

There are a billion people in China.  It's not easy to be an individual in a crowd of more than a billion people.  Think of it.  More than a BILLION people.  That means even if you're a one-in-a-million type of guy, there are still a thousand guys exactly like you.  -A. Whitney Brown

The really tough thing about humility is you can't brag about it. -Gene Brown

Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues. -Confucius

Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others. -Helen Keller

As long as you are proud you cannot know God. A proud man is always looking down on thing and people: and, of course, as long as you are looking down you cannot see something that is above you. -C.S. Lewis

Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting. -Elizabeth Bibesco

Wear your learning like your watch, in a private pocket; and do not pull it out, and strike it, merely to show that you have one.  -Lord Chesterfield

It is well to remember that the entire population of the universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.  -Andrew J. Holmes

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