With these humility quotes, explore the beauty of this exceptional word. Read the famous humbleness quotations and sayings to know more about humility.

Humility Quotes

Among the many characters of the individuals, humility is the most admirable and most virtuous trait. With modesty, patience and respect, humility is a quality that lets you win most of the situations with ease and honor. Acting as a meta-virtue, humility transcends all the borders of principles and epitomizes itself as the supreme commander of human and moral values. Here are some famous humbleness quotations and sayings that display the greatness and importance of humility in day-to-day life.

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.

- Ansel Adams

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

- John D. Rockefeller

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

- Theodore Roosevelt

A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.

- H. L. Mencken

You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.

- Indira Gandhi

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

Parents are not interested in justice, they're interested in peace and quiet

- Bill Cosby

Lead, follow, or get out of the way.

- Thomas Paine

The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.

- William Faulkner

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.

- Albert Einstein

You'd be surprised how much it costs to look this cheap.

- Dolly Parton

My initial response was to sue her for defamation of character, but then I realized that I had no character.

- Charles Barkley

I like to hide behind the characters I play. Despite the public perception, I am a very private person who has a hard time with the fame thing.

- Angelina Jolie

Until you're ready to look foolish, you'll never have the possibility of being great.

- Cher

Nonviolence is fine as long as it works.

- Malcolm X

Older and wiser voices can help you find the right path, if you are only willing to listen.

- Jimmy Buffett

Apology is only egotism wrong side out.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Don't be "consistent" but be simple true.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.

- Pablo Neruda

There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.

- John Locke

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.

- Saint Augustine

Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.

- Saint Augustine

It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.

- Saint Augustine

I think with the Romans, that the general of today should be a soldier tomorrow if necessary.

- Thomas Jefferson

A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.

- Joseph Addison

When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.

- Ezra Pound

I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I'm going to learn, I must do it by listening.

- Larry King

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.

- William Shakespeare

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

- Robert E. Lee

I did not write it. God wrote it. I merely did his dictation.

- Harriet Beecher Stowe

I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me. I know too well my weakness, that our only hope is in God.

- Robert E. Lee

Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.

- Robert E. Lee

And I don't feel any form of music is beyond me in the sense of that I don't understand it or Ia don't have some love for some part of it.

- Elvis Costello

All my life affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.

- George Bernard Shaw

I've always admitted that I'm ruled by my passions.

- Elizabeth Taylor

Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.

- Og Mandino

In the original script, my character was a basketball player rather than a boxer. I didn't think I could pull that off. I'm a little short to be a basketball player!

- Eddie Murphy

The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance - the idea that anything is possible.

- Ray Bradbury

If you don't ask, you don't get.

- Stevie Wonder

I was influenced a lot by those around me - there was a lot of singing that went on in the cotton fields.

- Willie Nelson

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