Humility Quotes, Modesty Sayings

Humble people don’t get offended easily.
Radhanath Swami

True humility doesn’t seek happiness in the recognition of others, and in that way, has no one to feel inferior to.

An inferiority complex is when the ego is frustrated; whereas, humility is when the ego is rejected.
Radhanath Swami

If you aren’t humble, whatever empathy you claim is false and probably results from some arrogance or the desire to control. But true empathy is rooted in humility and the understanding that there are many people with as much to contribute in life as you.
– Anand Mahindra

If you are aware of your humility, then you are arrogant.
– Ibn Ata Allah

Just remember, when someone has an accent, it means that he knows one more language than you do.
– Sidney Sheldon

It is the desire for success that prevents humility; and without humility how can there be understanding?
– Jiddu Krishnamurti

Pride divides the men, humility joins them.
Socrates

Something beautiful can happen to people when their world falls apart: humility, nobility and wisdom emerge just when our knees hit the floor.
– Marianne Williamson

Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot.
– Thomas Moore

The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.
Voltaire

Pride makes us artificial and humility make real.

Fat is usually the first insult a girl throws at another girl when she wants to hurt her. I mean, is ‘fat’ really the worst thing a human being can be? Is ‘fat’ worse than ‘vindictive’, ‘jealous’, ‘shallow’, ‘vain’, ‘boring’ or ‘cruel’? Not to me.

I’m just an average woman with average concerns.
Aishwarya Rai

Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self. It is no humility for a man to think less of himself than he ought, though it might rather puzzle him to do that.
Prince Charles

Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those who are obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others…By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves.
Gordon B. Hinckley

Breath, dreams, silence, invincible calm, you triumph.
Paul Valéry

He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
William Hazlitt

In a way, a certain amount of self-criticism is a good thing, because it keeps you humble. Realizing that no matter what success you’ve achieved, you can still make enemies makes you humble, too.
Lynn Johnston

Humility is the most difficult of all virtues to achieve; nothing dies harder than the desire to think well of self.
T.S. Eliot

A good, meaningful life doesn’t just happen. It is the product of humility, sacrifice and hard work.
Dr T.P.Chia

Humility is the ability to give up your pride and still retain your dignity.
– Vanna Bonta

Just wake up everyday really humbled by the fact that there is so much you don’t know, dream big.

Humility stands wise while ego stumbles with pride.

With pride, there are many curses. With humility, there come many blessings.
– Ezra Taft Benson

But perhaps the most important lesson I learned is that there are no walls between humans and the elephants except those that we put up ourselves, and that until we allow not only elephants, but all living creatures their place in the sun, we can never be whole ourselves.
– Lawrence Anthony

That it is a bad thing to be tortured and starved, humiliated or hurt, is not an opinion; it is a fact. That it is better for people to be loved and attended to, rather than hated or neglected, is again a plain fact, not a matter of opinion.
– G. J. Warnock

Those who remain humble in triumph are more likely to remain confident under duress.
Alan Robert Neal

One who has an inferiority complex can never be really humble, but can only have false modesty or false humility.
– Sri Chinmoy

I think people who lack humility are really annoying.

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