The Best Humility quotes

There’s a lot to be said for being humble. In fact, many successful entrepreneurs have attributed their success to staying humble. Here are some of the best humility quotes from well-known entrepreneurs and business leaders.

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The best humility quotes

1. The Bible is the means through which we are introduced to Jesus and invited to follow Him in the life of humility and service. — Richard Foster

2. True humility scarcely ever utters words of humility. — Saint Francis De Sales

3. Cockiness is a display of an empty lifestyle, humility is when you see yourself as a zero while others are making you their hero. — Michael Bassey Johnson

4. As pride sometimes is hid under humility, idleness if often covered by turbulence and hurry. — Samuel Johnson

5. A dose of humility goes a long way in life and in politics. — Ron Fournier

6. What the world needs is more geniuses with humility, there are so few of us left. — Oscar Levant

7. Knowledge is power. Information is power. The secreting or hoarding of knowledge or information may be an act of tyranny camouflaged as humility. — Robin Morgan

8. True humility is when you can surprise yourself more than others — the rest is either shyness or good marketing

9. I think you gotta have an honesty and a humility about human nature and that it’s not about you at the end of the day. — Philip Seymour Hoffman

10. I have sounded the very base–string of humility. — William Shakespeare

11. If you have the blessings of Abraham in your life, then you should also have his obedience, humility and ability to submit to others — Sunday Adelaja

12. Getting bullied in school taught me how to be strong, getting judged taught me to be better, failure taught me to be resilient and being made fun of taught me humility. — Mehak Bhalla

13. Gloucester: I do not know that Englishman alive With whom my soul is any jot at odds, More than the infant that is born to–night: I thank my God for my humility. — William Shakespeare

14. Ingratitude produces pride while gratitude produces humility. — Orrin Woodward

15. Join the community of saints and know the delight of your own Soul. Enter the ruins of your Heart and Learn the Meaning of Humility. — Rumi

16. …the essence of gospel–humility is not thinking more of myself or thinking less of myself, it is thinking of myself less. — Timothy J. Keller, The Freedom of Self–Forgetfulness

17. The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility. — Thomas S. Monson

18. Fullness of knowledge always means some understanding of the depths of our ignorance and that is always conducive to humility and reverence. — Robert Andrews Millikan

19. Humility is first, second and third in Christianity. — Saint Augustine

20. 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. — Saint Augustine

21. Thinking small is not humility. — Nicky Verd

22. True greatness demands humility — the journey draws it from your struggling soul.

23. Thinking small is not humility. — Nicky Verd

24. Arrogance doesn’t have variety in shades.. Humility has umpteen. — Talees Rizvi

25. If you can see it, you can achieve it. God helps those who helps themselves. Power is in the act of humility. — Patricia Amis

26. As pride sometimes is hid under humility, idleness if often covered by turbulence and hurry. — Samuel Johnson

27. Humility is more powerful than egoistic pride. Water is more powerful than the strongest cliff and Love is more powerful than might. — Radhe Maa

28. Get rid of pride — it’ll only ride you to the wrong side of life. May God’s words guide your faith to abide in true humility. Kick off pride

29. Humility is attentive patience. — Simone Weil

30. Fullness of knowledge always means some understanding of the depths of our ignorance and that is always conducive to humility and reverence. — Robert Andrews Millikan

31. None of us will ever know enough, and that is why humility is a critical component of innovativeness. — Pearl Zhu, 100 Creativity Ingredients: Everyone’s Playbook to Unlock Creativity

32. True humility is not thinking less of yourself — it is thinking of yourself less.

33. I think that Benjamin Franklin felt very strongly in foreign policy in this world, that you needed to at least show some humility, especially when you were strong. — Walter Isaacson

34. True humility scarcely ever utters words of humility. — Saint Francis De Sales

35. One of the keys to achieving understanding is humility. — Norhafsah Hamid, Trying to be Muslim

36. To me, having the courage to tell your own story goes hand in hand with having the curiosity and humility to listen to others’ stories. — Sarah Kay

37. What makes humility so desirable is the marvelous thing it does to us it creates in us a capacity for the closest possible intimacy with God. — Monica Baldwin

38. With every day that passes I am more convinced that the act of writing is a concious act of humility. — Roberto Bolaño

39. We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility. — Rabindranath Tagore

40. Humility is so shy. If you begin talking about it, it leaves. — Timothy J. Keller

41. You cannot produce trust just like you cannot ‘do’ humility. It either is or is not. — William Paul Young, The Shack

42. Vision and persistence will take you to the top of the leadership mountain, but only humility will keep you there. — Orrin Woodward

43. God will not give me humility, or patience, or holiness, or love as separate investments of His grace. He has given only one gift to meet our need, His Son Christ Jesus. — Watchman Nee

44. Humility and brokenness before God is the key for Him to dwell in us. — Sunday Adelaja

45. Let us preach grace till humility just starts to grow in us. — Timothy Keller

46. Power is dangerous unless you have humility. — Richard J. Daley

47. Humility is first, second and third in Christianity. — Saint Augustine

48. Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility. — Richard Dawkins

49. If you accept such love with purity and humility, you will understand that Love is neither giving nor receiving–it is participating. — Paulo Coelho

50. It is important that you strive for humility, but not humiliation, for a cool, level–headed confidence, not a stiff, delusional arrogance. — Michael Johnson

Conclusion

Humility is one of the most important qualities a person can possess and is key to achieving success. By recognizing our own strengths and weaknesses, we can develop our character and become successful in whatever endeavor we choose. Whether you’re looking for inspiration or simply want to learn more about this important trait, these quotes about humility are sure to give you some food for thought. May these quotes help you to remember the importance of humility and inspire you to be the best version of yourself.

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