39 Quotes About Humbleness and Humility


There are many facts to consider when it comes to living a life of humility. Here are some great quotes about humbleness and humility that are encouraging to consider.

“A fear of weakness only strengthens weakness.”

“A great man is always willing to be little.”

“A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others.”

“A wise man is humble, knowing he actually doesn’t know much.”

“But lest some unlucky event should happen unfavorable to my reputation, I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in the room that I this day declare with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with.”

“Do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes?”

“Do you wish people to think well of you? Don’t speak well of yourself.”

“Don’t we take pride even in being humble!”

“Every day I feel humble when I experience the vibrational essence of my world.”

“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.”

“For the believer, humility is honesty about one’s greatest flaws to a degree in which he is fearless about truly appearing less righteous than another.”

“Formal education and current position can define your worthiness. What makes you extraordinary is defined by your attitude towards others.”

“Humility has nothing to do with depreciating ourselves and our gifts in ways we know to be untrue.”

“Humility is not a one time lesson that comes when you have lost everything. It is a daily reminder of how far we have come, yet still short of who we can be through HIS guidance.”

“Humility is to make a right estimate of oneself.”

“I am sufficiently proud of my knowing something to be modest about my not knowing all.”

“I examined the poets, and I look on them as people whose talent overawes both themselves and others, people who present themselves as wise men and are taken as such, when they are nothing of the sort.”

“I learnt to identify the false love from true ones by their fruits, humbleness and how free they were from wordily desires.”

“I like the scientific spirit—the holding off, the being sure but not too sure, the willingness to surrender ideas when the evidence is against them.”

“I realize today that nothing in the world is more distasteful to a man than to take the path that leads to himself.”

“If somebody accepts you as you are, it doesn’t mean that you’re talented, it means they are generous enough to give you a chance to prove your worth. Stay humble!”

“If you feel deserve to judge the arrogant, it’s a sign that you’re so far of humbleness.”

“It is not reputation, fame, success or religiosity that glorifies God, it’s slavery.”

“It’s okay to disagree with the thoughts or opinions expressed by other people. That doesn’t give you the right to deny any sense they might make.”

“Kingdom of God will surely come upon someone if glory of man leaves him.”

“Mere talents does not give glory to God but a humble heart.”

“My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I’m right.”

“Selflessness is humility. … humility and freedom go hand in hand. Only a humble person can be free.”

“Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion, follow humbly wherever and to whatever abysses nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.”

“Some of you need a lesson in humility. While your arrogance may give you a sense of power, it may serve you better to put it aside. Those are the times you will be the light of the world.”

“The humblest tasks get beautified if loving hands do them.”

“The most beautiful women I have known had one thing in common apart from beauty: humility. It’s a shame that those with less to boast about do it the most.”

“The seeker after truth should be humbler than the dust. The world crushes the dust under its feet, but the seeker after truth should so humble himself that even the dust could crush him.”

“To be humble is to be teachable. Meek, not weak. The most humble people are the most aggressive leaders. Aggressive because to be truly taught, is to sincerely do.”

“To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.”

“We are a culture that relies on technology over community, a society in which spoken and written words are cheap, easy to come by, and excessive.”

“While you are so busy trying to make yourself humble, many are persistently and quietly promoting themselves.”

“You must be humble, as it is one of the greatest [forms of] worship.”

“You must know nothing before you can learn something, and be empty before you can be filled. Is not the emptiness of the bowl what makes it useful?”

There is an importance to incorporating the characteristics of humility in your life.