Quotation Explorer - 'Humble'

An arrogant man whose arrogance we see from his own behaviour is more tolerable than a humble man whose humility we hear of from his own mouth. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home. - John Howard Payne
True humility does not know that it is humble. If it did, it would be proud from the contemplation of so fine a virtue. - Martin Luther
You will never overcome your self righteousness if you continue to believe that God prefers you over other people. The moment you feel entitled is the moment you feel superior and distance yourself from a humble heart that believes God knows what he is doing. - Shannon L. Alder
We were given the Scriptures to humble us into realizing that God is right, and the rest of us are just guessing. - Rich Mullins
1052The power of one hundred proud men cannot influence the world as much as of one humble servant of God. - Tom Krause
Mere talents does not give glory to God but a humble heart. - Mac Canoza
Have gracious thoughts of your neighbors,kind thoughts of your friends,loving thoughts of your family,and humble thoughts of yourself. - Matshona Dhliwayo
For it is better to drink a wholesome draught of truth from the humble vessel, than poison mixed with honey from a golden goblet. - Nennius
It is the youth who sees a great opportunity hidden in just these simple services, who sees a very uncommon situation, a humble position, who gets on in the world. - Orison Swett Marden
Life will be perfect if your expectations and responses to events are humble and perfect. - Debasish Mridha
Be humble in your confidence yet courageous in your character. - Melanie Koulouris
Knowledge makes you powerful and proud; wisdom makes you simple and humble. - Debasish Mridha
Man looks very coward and extremely primitive with an ostentatious big sword and he looks very brave and tremendously sophisticated with a humble olive branch! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Learn to forgive "HATERS" and people who think less of you. Don't bring yourself down to their level, because you know who you are. Be HUMBLE and shower them with unexpected love. - Henry Johnson Jr
The position of the artist is humble. He is essentially a channel. - Piet Mondrian
If Spirituality is that you're humble in the face of forces greater than you and you believe those forces are more inclined toward being good than being bad, then I'm a spiritual person. - Michael J. Fox
Conscientious stupidity is a religion for most. Many will deny it, but it's those same people that find it easier to ignore the truth. This religion can only be followed by their humble ignorance. It's safe to assume, that this religion is an illusion of knowledge. - Lionel Suggs
What have I to prove, and to whom, and why? I'm keen enough to want nothing more than to live a simple, humble, unfettered life. - Donna Lynn Hope
'T is better to be lowly born, And range with humble livers in content, Than to be perked up in a glistering grief, And wear a golden sorrow. - William Shakespeare
Death is the enemy. I spent 10 years of my life singlemindedly studying, practicing, fighting hand to hand in close quarters to defeat the enemy, to send him back bloodied and humble and I am not going to roll over and surrender. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
The humble one is the better one. - Lik Hock Yap
If you fall down to the ground, you're in the perfect position to pray. It definitely humbles you and if you're humble it's easier for God to get Closer to You. - Jeanette Coron
Life entertains humble men by giving men with below average looks (intellect, knowledge, etc.) an above average self-esteem. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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. - Nanor
The codfish lays ten thousand eggs.The homely hen lays one.Codfish never cackles to tell you what she has done.And so we scorn the codfish,while the humble hen we prize,which only goes to show you that it pays to advertise! - Nikhil Sharda
Every living thing deserves our respect... be it humble or proud, ugly or beautiful. - Lloyd Alexander
Neither every rich person is noble nor miser.Neither every poor person is humble nor wicked. - Salsabeel
Whoever loves becomes humble. Those who love have , so to speak , pawned a part of their narcissism. - Sigmund Freud
Be humble and kind. Kindness has power in it. Look at Mother Teresa, the truest example of kindness. She was humble, kind, and fragile yet she was also a symbol of power. I have never heard of a woman more powerful than her. When we hear name, we must bow our heads with deep respect. - Debasish Mridha
A humble learner of today becomes a strong leader of tomorrow. - Abhijit Naskar
Stay hungry, stay young, stay foolish, stay curious, and above all, stay humble because just when you think you got all the answers, is the moment when some bitter twist of fate in the universe will remind you that you very much don't. - Tom Hiddleston
Stay humble as a writer: write on toilet paper. - Jonas Eriksson
"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
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
It is not that we keep His commandments first and that then He loves but that He loves us and then we keep His commandments. This is that grace which is revealed to the humble but hidden from the proud. - Augustine of Hippo
People with disabilities are sometimes very humble and approachable, if you want a seasoned reputation, then behave like one of the handicaps. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Let us make our way through these low valleys of the humble and little virtues. We shall see in them the roses amid the thorns, charity that shows its beauty among interior and exterior afflictions, the lilies of purity. - Francis de Sales
God hides treasure in dirt, so that only those humble enough to dig through it find it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The great can protect themselves, but the poor and humble require the arm and shield of the law. - Andrew Jackson
Men in however high a station ought to fear the humble. - Phaedrus
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing. - Camille Pissarro
The truth is humble, only those intelligent enough are able to seek and understand it. - Auliq Ice
The middle class were invented to give the poor hope; the poor, to make the rich feel special; the rich, to humble the middle class. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
It is no great thing to be humble when you are brought low; but to be humble when you are praised is a great and rare attainment. - Saint Bernard
It is in descending in the humble silence of prayer that we are able to ascend to the greatest heights of true human fulfillment in union with God. - Mac MacKenzie
If typos are God's way of keeping a writer humble, plot holes certainly keeps one on their knees. - E.A. Bucchianeri
In the houses of the humble a little library in my opinion is a most precious possession. - John Bright
In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual. - Galileo Galilei
If you have the choice between humble and cocky, go with cocky. There's always time to be humble later, once you've been proven horrendously, irrevocably wrong. - Kinky Friedman
Don't be humble, you're not that great. - Golda Meir
Humble is pride exhibited through humility. - Uzoma Nnadi
Be knowledgeable but humble. Be wise and simple. - Debasish Mridha
True education makes you humble and gives you power. - Debasish Mridha
A humble man will always receive the best that others have to offer; for he recognizes the truth - Jeremy Aldana
To create an inner peace of mind, be humble, gentle, harmonious, and kind. - Debasish Mridha
Adversity sure does gives you trouble, but it keeps you humble. - Amit Kalantri
The only path to real promotion is to humble yourself and make yourself of no reputation and then begin to give yourself to other people and serve them. - Sunday Adelaja
Be simple, stay humble, care with love, hug with kindness. - Debasish Mridha
People say you have expensive tastes.My Humble reply : I appreciate fine art, and fine art is not cheap. - Pushkar Saraf
Kindness is soft and humble like water, but it is the ultimate power of life. - Debasish Mridha
If living conditions don't stop improving in this country, we're going to run out of humble beginnings for our great men. - Russell P. Askue
It's hard to be humble when you're as great as I am. - Muhammad Ali
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. Failure makes people cruel and bitter. - W. Somerset Maugham
To confess your fallibility and then do nothing about it is not humble; it is boasting of your modesty. - Eliezer Yudkowsky
Don't be so humble - you are not that great. - Golda Meir
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward. - Kahlil Gibran
Every morning I drink a glass of water to be humble and simple like water. - Debasish Mridha
We are searching for the most humble man on the planet so that we can award him with a great honor but we are having trouble finding the guy. - R.A.Delmonico
There are two kinds of humble people: (1) Humble people; and (2) broke people. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The best writers I've read possess oodles of self-doubt, yet claw their way up with each work and remain humble. Boastful ones, not so much. - Don Roff
Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble. - Auliq Ice
I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty and joy to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. - Helen Keller
Wise people are always loving and humble. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Everyone loses their class when they travel through hell, but only a few will regain it if they remain humble and accept the part they played in their own misery. - Shannon L. Alder
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
The world could be a little less cruel, if we nurture each other while we grow; learn understanding while we transform and maintain a humble attitude whilst we succeed. - Nikki Rowe
Evil" is an inverted anagram of "live." As we live our life, learn to tame our own private demons and conquer evil with a good, pure, humble, courageous, patient heart. - Angelica Hopes
. . . anyone who wants to elaborate relevant liberation theology must be prepared to go into the 'examination hall' of the poor. Only after sitting on the benches of he humble will he or she be entitled to enter a school of 'higher learning. - Leonardo Boff and Clodovis Boff
Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they're sinners can bring democracy the tolerance it requires to survive - Ronald Reagan
I've never had a humble opinion. If you've got an opinion, why be humble about it? - Joan Baez
The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble. - James M. Barrie
Being poor in the Spirit means you are humble, gentle, meek, God-fearing,kind and exhibit the fruits of the Spirit but being Spiritually poor is lacking in every thing that pertains to life and godliness. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
You want to be a writer, don't know how or when? Find a quiet place, use a humble pen. - Paul Simon
If you are humble you will never have to struggle against positive change. - Paul Bamikole
WORSHIP LEADERSHIP.Mere talents does not give glory to God but a humble heart. - Mac Canoza
EPITAPH, n. An inscription on a tomb, showing that virtues acquired by death have a retroactive effect. Following is a touching example: Here lie the bones of Parson Platt, Wise, pious, humble and all that, Who showed us life as all should live it; Let that be said -- and God forgive it! - Ambrose Bierce
The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exaulted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy...neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water. - John W. Gardner
When there is injustice someone should speak. When there is unfairness someone should act.We cannot have liberty and justice for all if we only want it only for ourselves. We must serve God in humble righteousness. - Tom Krause
Pain wears no mask .it makes man humble. - Kishore Bansal
Whatever is rightly done, however humble, is noble. - Henry Royce
The humble listen to their brothers and sisters because they assume they have something to learn. They are open to correction, and they become wiser through it. - Thomas Dubay
Greatness is to stay humble when the whole world calls you great! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Never be proud but show humility towards others, true wisdom lies in being humble. - Radhe Maa
If the weak hand, that has recorded this tale, has, by its scenes, beguiled the mourner of one hour of sorrow, or, by its moral, taught him to sustain it - the effort, however humble, has not been vain, nor is the writer unrewarded. - Ann Radcliffe
Problems come to our life not to give us pain, but to make us humble, kind, strong and fearless. - Debasish Mridha
Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind and accepts whatever the universe has to teach us, or somebody who says everything in this book must be considered the literal truth and never mind the fallibility of all the human beings involved? - Carl Sagan
The most amazing travellers were to humble to write about it - Guido Colombo
Be brave enough to be simple and humble. - Debasish Mridha
Humility is realm of a humble heart. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Humble yourself, before you are. - Fakeer Ishavardas
David Thomas: What do you think is the worst crime that could possibly be committed? What is the crime that offends you most?: Seeing a man humble himself in his capacity as a worker to somebody else, and having to have that accepted as a given situation. - David Bowie
Virtuous motives, trammeled by inertia and timidity, are no match for armed and resolute wickedness. A sincere love of peace is no excuse for muddling hundreds of millions of humble folk into total war. The cheers of the weak, well-meaning assemblies soon cease to count. Doom marches on. - Sir Winston Churchill
The Great Way is not named; Great Discriminations are not spoken; Great Benevolence is not benevolent; Great Modesty is not humble; Great Daring does not attack. If the Way is made clear, it is not the Way. - Chuang Chou
The subtle whispers, cues and nudges are there as guideposts, to gently carry the humble listener along the path back to the source and the true self. - Bryant McGill
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
Never be haughty to the humble; never be humble to the haughty. - Jefferson Davis
I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth. - Mahatma Gandhi
The better we become, the higher we climb. The higher we climb, the bigger our ego. The bigger the ego, the harder it is for us to look at others the same way we did before as we can get so full of ourselves we lose our true self. Always be humble. Even if you're good. Always. - Lik Hock Yap Ivan
[The moon] ... is an example of practiced stability it wanes when it must, and reliably returns to full strength it is a humble model of reasonable potential that I can emulate, and follow. - Terry Crawford Palardy
A smile is a humble hidden treasure everyman has been endowed with that does not reveal itself until it is called for. - Seyi Ayoola
Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars. - Serbian Proverb
Be humble, for the worst thing in the world is of the same stuff as you; be confident, for the stars are of the same stuff as you.
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
Bardur and the boy had leaned back a bit and looked at the sparkling sky that makes us humble and powerful at once and seems sometimes to speak to us. What is says carefully cleanses old wounds. - Jón Kalman Stefánsson
Most insensible, corrupt, cheap, disrespectful young girls run after bad, rude, cocky, nonsensical boys, but a mature, educated, thoughtful, virtuos lady opts for a wise, well breed, experienced, humble, modest gentleman. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Be humble for you are made of dung. Be noble for you are made of stars.
Success is not a distant dream,it is a reality for those who sweat to achieve it,enjoy sleepless nights, take calculative steps through the day,and with self introspection keeps it humble with a smile.Then success gets loud with the achiever's mouth shut,while the world celebrates one's victory. - Henrietta Newton Martin
Pain will humble ones soul,my pain was necessary as it humbled me beyond my limitations,I do not rush what is meant to be slow,patience". - Patience Kudzu
Make no mistake about it, no matter how kind, meek, humble and soft your giving heart is you are a warrior! - Bryant McGill
A humble man speaks not of his own humility - Jeremy Aldana
Remain humble in your journey as an author and your audience will embrace you. Remain grateful for every publicity opportunity that comes your way, and the media will embrace you. - Linda F. Radke
We can choose to humble ourselves by conquering enmity toward our brothers and sisters, esteeming them as ourselves, and lifting them as high as or higher than we are. - Ezra Taft Benson
those, who are believed to be most self—abased and humble, are generally in reality the most ambitious and envious - Baruch Spinoza
Feeble is the character, that bows to inflated ego, arrogance, and whines of affluent, whilst raising itself mercilessly on the humble and underprivileged. - Aniruddha Sastikar
When in life you are destined great, but fated to a humble background, it always gets really worse before it gets really better. - Darmie Orem
For a man who walks in the light, to stay humble is not to walk in the dark; you don't need to project yourself to be thought an honest man. - Mike Norton
We must be courageous yet humble and do what is right not what will make you popular, - Debasish Mridha
There’s a very fine line between being broke and being humble. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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
Humble spirit leads to a noble character. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Stay humble and inherit greatness, wise and inherit eternal life - Kgosietsile Martin Timothy
Victory, is like a boxer that hangs his gloves, after the consecutive losses; sometimes walking away is what builds character, than the actual fight. As humble fruit on a tree that falls to the ground and rots, never finding appreciation in the taste of mouths. - Anthony Liccione
Be gentle and humble in heart. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Never give up in life. Learn to be humble, resilient, honest, wise and submissive and you'll be able to make a change better than anyone else. - Auliq Ice
Should you wish to pursue the infinity of truth, you must make yourself humble as ashes and vigorous as the wind. - Abhijit Naskar
God always exalts the humble. - Sunday Adelaja
The power of one hundred proud men cannot influence the world as much as of one humble servant of God. - Tom Krause
Humble leaders trust more easily because they realize that the world does not rest solely on their shoulders. - -Shandel Slaten
I rather choose to go through what will make me humble than to go for what will increase my pride to a level without limit - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Be not proud of your intelligence. Be simple, wise, and humble. - Debasish Mridha
Be humble to see your mistakes, courageous to admit them, and wise enough to correct them. - Amine A. Ayad
I am no more humble than my talents require. - Oscar Levant
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, 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
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 greatest greatness is. - Phillip Brooks
The position of the artist is humble. He is essentially a channel.The Artist's Way A Spiritual Path to Greater Creativity by Julia Cameron - Piet Mondrian
Pride is a human nature and it's good for people to be proud of themselves, achievements, etc. but too much of anything is not healthy. Humble is pride exhibited through humility, so be humble and prideful about being humble. - Uzoma Nnadi
God always gives grace to the person who knows how to humble himself before Him and who sets his hopes on Him. God only gives grace to humble people. - Pastor Adelaja Sunday
Greatness isn't worldly fame and success. Laying humble service for humanity's best is true greatness. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Entrepreneur, stay hungry, stay humble & stay hopeful. - Onyi Anyado
Let no one think of me that I am humble or weak or passive; let them understand I am of a different kind: dangerous to my enemies, loyal to my friends. To such a life glory belongs.
The humble suffer when the mighty disagree. - Phaedrus
Arrogant and right is surely better than humble and wrong.
With a humble heart, great grace abound. - Lailah Gifty Akita
To be worthy of recognition, be humble. - Debasish Mridha
One piece of wisdom a writer quickly learns ~ typos keep you humble. - E.A. Bucchianeri
Understanding that you can’t truly take credit for your successes, nor truly blame others for their failures will humble you and make you more compassionate.Empathy is intuitive, but is also something you can work on, intellectually. - Tim Minchin
There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others, however humble. - Washington Irving
A humble man rises to great heights and an arrogant man falls deep into the pit he tries to dig for others. - Amit Abraham
Water is soft and humble, but it is the most powerful and is the most endurable. - Debasish Mridha
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