Humility Quotes

You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know.

Oscar Wilde

To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.

Benjamin Franklin

To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.

Charles de Montesquieu

Humility is like underwear, essential, but indecent if it shows.

Helen Nielsen

The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.

Norman Vincent Peale

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.

Isaac Newton

Our best thoughts come from others.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a long lesson in humility.

James Matthew Barrie

Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.

George Arliss

Imagination is not the talent of some men, but is the health of every man.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self.

Charles H. Spurgeon

The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it.

Mignon McLaughlin

True humility is contentment.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Humility, that low, sweet root, From which all heavenly virtues shoot.

Thomas More

What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.

Abraham Lincoln

If I only had a little humility, I would be perfect.

Ted Turner

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.

Malcolm S. Forbes