47 Quotes About Humility and Gratitude


There is a hidden source of power with living life gratitude first. Whether you are living in moments of stress or anxiety, thinking of the things you have to be thankful for first, will surely get your life back into perspective.

“A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being.”

“A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you.”

“An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in their understanding of things.”

“Arrogance closes more doors than it opens. Stay humble.”

“Be humble in your confidence yet courageous in your character.”

“Be like the bamboo the higher you grow the deeper you bow.”

“Gratitude is the beginning of wisdom. Stated differently, true wisdom cannot be obtained unless it is built on a foundation of true humility and gratitude.”

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.”

“Humility and Gratitude are the twin characteristics of happiness.”

“Humility and gratitude go hand in hand… Awareness increases so that we become grateful for everything we are given. We have to learn, literally learn, to be grateful for what we receive day by day, simply to balance the criticism that day by day we voice because of powerful emotions.”

“Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire.”

“Humility is a great quality of leadership which derives respect and not just fear or hatred.”

“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, but thinking of yourself less.”

“Humility is the greatest quality that a man can have, and arrogance is undoubtedly the worst.”

“Humility is the proper estimate of oneself.”

“Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues.”

“Humility isn’t denying your strengths; it’s being honest about your weaknesses.”

“Humility must accompany all our actions, must be with us everywhere; for as soon as we glory in our good works they are of no further value to our advancement in virtue.”

“Humility, gentleness, and helpfulness go so much further and open doors you cannot imagine.”

“Humility, like darkness reveals the heavenly lights.”

“I believe the first test of a truly great man is in his humility.”

“If humility does not precede all that we do, our efforts are fruitless.”

“If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.”

“It’s about having the humility. It’s about not saying no. Even when you’ve made it. You’re never too big.”

“It’s all about humanity, humility, and integrity.”

“Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.”

“Life is a long lesson in humility.”

“My faith instills in me a deep sense of humility and gratitude, reminding me how often I fall short and how much I need the savior, and how thankful I am that God has done for us what we could not do for ourselves.”

“Never be proud but show humility towards others, true wisdom lies in being humble.”

“Only humility knows how to appreciate and admire the good qualities of others.”

“Pride is about my glory; humility is about God’s glory.”

“Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right. ”

“Pride makes us artificial; humility make us real.”

“Reverence, humility, contentment, gratitude and hearing the good Dhamma, this is the best good luck.”

“So much about living life, to me, is about humility and gratitude. And I’ve tried very hard to have those qualities and be that person and I’m just so disappointed in myself that I allowed it to slip.”

“Some people would rather die in their pride, than live in their humility.”

“Stay true in the dark and humble in the spotlight.”

“‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.”

“The best of people is the one who humbles himself the more his rank increases.”

“The world tells us to seek success, power and money; God tells us to seek humility, service and love.”

“To a person who has true humility, words are vows.”

“True humility is staying teachable, regardless of how much you already know.”

“Value everyone’s contribution and treat everyone with respect.”

“We can choose to humble ourselves by conquering enmity toward our brothers and sisters, esteeming them as ourselves, and lifting them as high or higher than we are.”

“We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.”

“We learned about gratitude and humility – that so many people had a hand in our success, from the teachers who inspired us to the janitors who kept our school clean… and we were taught to value everyone’s contribution and treat everyone with respect.”

“When someone saves your life and gives you life, there is gratitude and humility; there is a time you’ve been so blessed you realize you’ve been given another chance in life that maybe, you did or did not deserve.”

The simple practice of experiencing gratitude will bring miracles your way in life.

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