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Quotes about Being Humble

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

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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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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 chief concern is to try to be an humble,
earnest Christian.
- Robert E. Lee

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

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

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

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

One can build from ordinary stone a humble house or the finest chateau.
- Leon N. Cooper

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

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

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

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

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

The real problem is not why some pious,
humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.
- C. S. Lewis

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

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

Barack Obama says that we need to be humble toward terrorism.
Yet he is the one we have been waiting for.
That is humble?
- Evan Sayet

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

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

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

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

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

Study the best and highest things that are;
but of yourself humble thoughts retain.
- Joe Davis

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

The expression of this idea is Queens of the Stone Age,
but the idea is that you will never slack on the music
and will always humble yourself at the alter of Rock.
- Joshua Homme

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

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

One may be humble out of pride.
- Michel de Montaigne

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Work at being a humble person.
- John Templeton

Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility.
An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.
- William Penn

Just the fact that I'm in the game is great.
I'm just blessed to be working.
I got a plan, but I'm humble and I try to be humble.
- Mike Epps

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

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

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

There is a kind of victory in good work,
no matter how humble.
- Jack Kemp

The marathon can humble you.
- Bill Rodgers

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

I think we were always humble.
- Steve Brown

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

For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface,
getting it back to that humble and tender spot where,
with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again.
- Paula Cole

So what it boils down to, in my humble opinion,
is that we need to support the arts in schools,
and at every other level in the education of children.
- Phil Lesh

When you are as great as I am it is hard to be humble.
- Muhammad Ali

Plenty of people wish to become devout,
but no one wishes to be humble.
- Joseph Addison

If we really love and cherish Taiwan,
we should hold our hands in unity to protect our country
and our democratic values with the most humble and tolerant hearts.
- Chen Shui-bian

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I, sir, I just like to work.
I'm humble.
- Bruce McCulloch


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