Humility Quotes

Sometimes you have to lose something to gain something better. A door has to shut before a new door can open.
“Sometimes you have to lose something to gain something better. A door has to shut before a new door can open.”
There is beauty and humility in imperfection.
“There is beauty and humility in imperfection.”
We are all stumblers, and the beauty and meaning of life are in the stumbling.
“We are all stumblers, and the beauty and meaning of life are in the stumbling.”
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.”
Grateful yet ambitious. Wordly yet wise. Strong yet loving.
“Grateful yet ambitious. Wordly yet wise. Strong yet loving.”
Live without pretending, love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending.
“Live without pretending, love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending.”
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.”
The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.
“The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.”
Humility is nothing but truth, and pride is nothing but lying.
“Humility is nothing but truth, and pride is nothing but lying.”
Pride must die in you, or nothing of heaven can live in you.
“Pride must die in you, or nothing of heaven can live in you.”
We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.
“We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.”
Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.
“Avoid having your ego so close to your position that when your position falls, your ego goes with it.”
Humility is born of the spirit, humiliation of the ego.
“Humility is born of the spirit, humiliation of the ego.”
You'll have true happiness when you live to give, not to get.
“You'll have true happiness when you live to give, not to get.”
Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.
“Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.”
Greatness loves gratitude.
“Greatness loves gratitude.”
There's no need to show off when you know who you are.
“There's no need to show off when you know who you are.”
Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything.
“Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing, and your attitude when you have everything.”
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”
Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up.
“Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up.”
If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.
“If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.”
For me, someone who brags is a red flag.
“For me, someone who brags is a red flag.”
True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
“True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.”
Every person that you meet knows something you don't; learn from them.
“Every person that you meet knows something you don't; learn from them.”
Stay true in the dark and humble in the spotlight.
“Stay true in the dark and humble in the spotlight.”
Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it's thinking of yourself less.
“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it's thinking of yourself less.”
When I look at a person, I see a person - not a rank, not a class, not a title.
“When I look at a person, I see a person - not a rank, not a class, not a title.”
It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
“It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.”
Perhaps wisdom is realizing how small I am, and unwise, and how far I have yet to go.
“Perhaps wisdom is realizing how small I am, and unwise, and how far I have yet to go.”
The struggles we endure today will be the 'good old days' we laugh about tomorrow.
“The struggles we endure today will be the 'good old days' we laugh about tomorrow.”
Work hard, stay humble.
“Work hard, stay humble.”
I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.
“I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.”
If you're not humble, life will visit humbleness upon you.
“If you're not humble, life will visit humbleness upon you.”
Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.
“Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.”
Humility is the greatest quality that a man can have, and arrogance is undoubtedly the worst.
“Humility is the greatest quality that a man can have, and arrogance is undoubtedly the worst.”
Humility will open more doors than arrogance ever will.
“Humility will open more doors than arrogance ever will.”
Perfection is impossible without humility. Why should I strive for perfection, if I am already good enough?
“Perfection is impossible without humility. Why should I strive for perfection, if I am already good enough?”
To lead the people, walk behind them.
“To lead the people, walk behind them.”
Arrogance repels. Humility inspires.
“Arrogance repels. Humility inspires.”
Never curse a fall. The ground is where humility lives.
“Never curse a fall. The ground is where humility lives.”
Nobody stands taller than those willing to stand corrected.
“Nobody stands taller than those willing to stand corrected.”
The only wisdom we can hope to acquire is the wisdom of humility.
“The only wisdom we can hope to acquire is the wisdom of humility.”
A true genius admits that he/she knows nothing.
“A true genius admits that he/she knows nothing.”
Humility, gentleness, and helpfulness go so much further and open doors you cannot imagine.
“Humility, gentleness, and helpfulness go so much further and open doors you cannot imagine.”
Think good thoughts. Speak good words. Take good actions.
“Think good thoughts. Speak good words. Take good actions.”
Humility is the essence of love and intelligence; it is not an achievement.
“Humility is the essence of love and intelligence; it is not an achievement.”
True humility does not know that it is humble. If it did, it would be proud from the contemplation of so fine a virtue.
“True humility does not know that it is humble. If it did, it would be proud from the contemplation of so fine a virtue.”
He who tries to shine dims his own light.
“He who tries to shine dims his own light.”
Without humility there can be no humanity.
“Without humility there can be no humanity.”
I hear my friends and my mom tell me I'm special, but honestly, I still don't get it.
“I hear my friends and my mom tell me I'm special, but honestly, I still don't get it.”