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Wise Quotes about Humble

May you find great value in these Humble quotes and sayings.

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

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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

Without a humble but reasonable
confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

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

 

With courage, you will dare to take risks,
have the strength to be compassionate,
and the wisdom to be humble.
Courage is the foundation of integrity.
- Keshavan Nair

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

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

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A man's pride shall bring him low,
but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.
- Proverbs 29:23

We have to stop and be humble enough to understand
that there is something called mystery.
- Paulo Coelho

Seriousness is a sickness; your sense of humor
makes you more human, more humble.
The sense of humor - according to me -
is one of the most essential parts of religiousness.
- Osho

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

The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain,
egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous;
on the contrary it makes them,
for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind.
- W. Somerset Maugham

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

Dear brothers and sisters, after the great Pope John Paul II,
the cardinals have elected me - a simple,
humble worker in the vineyard of the Lord.
- Pope Benedict XVI

I try to become more humble and more myself with every year.
There was a while when I got famous where I was so
confused and my head was spinning.
- Mira Sorvino

Almost any difficulty will move in the face of honesty.
When I am honest I never feel stupid.
And when I am honest I am automatically humble.
- Hugh Prather

I am no more humble than my talents require.
- Oscar Levant

Sin recognized but that may keep us humble,
But oh, it keeps us nasty.
- Margaret Smith

I do not think that music keeps evolving.
It evolved through Bach; since then,
in my humble opinion,
all the innovations added nothing.
- Gordon Getty

It's hard to be humble, when you're as great as I am.
- Muhammad Ali

He reproduced himself with so much humble objectivity,
with the unquestioning, matter of fact interest of
a dog who sees himself in a mirror and thinks:
there's another dog.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand
is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
- Galileo Galilei

You desire that which exceeds my humble powers,
but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.
- Saint Stephen

Well I think they broke the mould when they made me
and being humble is one of my great assets.
- Larry Hagman

Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride
and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.
- Blaise Pascal

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

You gotta love these Christians, they're humble people.
- Stephen Baldwin

Never be haughty to the humble or humble to the haughty.
- Jefferson Davis

Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble
places where other people see nothing.
- Camille Pissarro

Don't be humble...
you're not that great.
- Golda Meir

An humble knowledge of thyself is a surer way to God
than a deep search after learning.
- Thomas Kempis

When I'm onstage they know I'm honest,
and I try to be as humble as I can.
- Chubby Checker

The correct description is that we try every day to
become more humble when we talk about divinity,
we try to realize how little we know and how open minded we should be.
- John Templeton

Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble,
and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind.
- Langston Hughes

Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
- William Cowper

If economists could manage to get themselves thought of as humble,
competent people on a level with dentists,
that would be splendid.
- John Maynard Keynes

Were I as base as is the lowly plain,
And you, my Love, as high as heaven above,
Yet should the thoughts of me, your humble swain,.
- Joshua Sylvester

Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements,
where all are good who are not criminal and all are
wise who are not ridiculously otherwise.
- Frank Moore Colby

The praise that comes from love does not make us vain,
but more humble.
- James M. Barrie

Those who are believed to be most abject and humble
are usually most ambitious and envious.
- Baruch Spinoza

The humble and meek are thirsting for blood.
- Joe Orton

I just want to be humble at all times.
- Mike Tyson

You have to be humble when you're dealing with God.
- Jill Scott

You want to be a writer, don't know how or when? Find a quiet place,
use a humble pen.
- Paul Simon

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

Whoever loves becomes humble.
Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.
- Sigmund Freud

The position of the artist if humble.
He is essentially a channel.
- Piet Mondrian

But my humble opinion is, I'm not quite sure where
I stand on the legalization of drugs -
though,
if tequila is legal, pot should probably be legal.
- Ted Demme

We're quite volatile as individuals,
but that doesn't work exponentially when we are together.
Relationships are about eating humble pie.
- Guy Ritchie

The marathon can humble you.
- Bill Rodgers

Born poor, but of honored and humble people,
I am particularly proud to die poor.
- Pope John XXIII

If we remain humble and hungry, we can win.
- Dave Allison

My aim then was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride,
to follow them to their inmost recesses,
and make them fear and dread us.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

I have to stay humble.
I'm just a normal human with a job that is televised.
- Jai Rodriguez

I think we were always humble.
- Steve Brown

Humble souls are fearful of their own strength.
- William Gurnall

I guess what I learned the most was to feel lucky with
what I have been able to accomplish and what I have
and to feel humble about the people I have been able to work with.
- Stephen Dorff

I really do not see much use in exalting the humble and meek;
they do not remain humble and meek long when they are exalted.
- Samuel Butler

Let us be a little humble; let us think that the truth
may not perhaps be entirely with us.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

Yes, I am proud, and very humble too.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

I will never forget my humble beginnings as a Laker Girl.
It was probably one of the most fun jobs I ever had.
- Paula Abdul

To God be humble, to thy friend be kind,
and with thy neighbors gladly lend and borrow;
His chance tonight,
it maybe thine tomorrow.
- William Dunbar

No education can be of true advantage to young women
but that which trains them up in humble industry,
in great plainness of living, in exact modesty of dress.
- William Law

Yet my humble capacity has not preserved me from calumnies.
- Lajos Kossuth

The humble are in danger when those in power disagree.
- Phaedrus

Be modest, humble, simple.
Control your anger.
- Abraham Cahan

I've never had a humble opinion.
If you've got an opinion, why be humble about it?
- Joan Baez

I'm humble enough to wait and just chill.
I'm having fun just working with these good people,
man.
- Mike Epps

There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that
never dreads contact and communion with others however humble.
- Washington Irving

If we become increasingly humble about how little we know,
we may be more eager to search.
- John Templeton

Jesse McCartney is one of the nicest people around.
I hate when I hear bad things about him,
because anyone who knows him would agree that he's
a good guy and really humble.
- Zac Efron


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