We have collected the best Humble Quotes by famous authors including R-Truth, John Piper, Sam Kean, Robert Covington, Emily Hampshire and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
I met Tupac pretty much right after he did the movie ‘Juice,’ so he was already with Digital Underground, but he was on his own rise at this time. He was very humble, down to earth, a very cool guy.
We are all responsible to Jesus first, and then, under him, to various other persons and offices. Discerning the path of love and obedience when two or more of these submissive relationships collide is a call to humble, Bible-saturated, spiritual wisdom.
Guinea pigs are practically synonymous with experiments. Lab rats have become the workhorses of modern medicine. Genetics owes a huge debt to the humble fruit fly. There’s almost no branch of the life sciences, in fact, that hasn’t leaned heavily on one animal or another.
I’m a very humble young man. I’ve always had to work for everything that I had.
I’ve come to learn it’s a luxury to be a sort of blue collar celebrity in Canada. It makes you more humble.
I wrote this script in 2003, when I was a humble college student, sitting in my boxers and writing in my dorm room. And I came up with the idea of writing an action-based ‘Snow White,’ with this kind of Huntsman character as kind of a way in. So, that’s something I’m sort of proud of.
When things aren’t going right, I can get out on the golf course, and when things are going really good on the court, I can go and enjoy the scenery, enjoy the weather. And when I’m too high, I can have golf humble me and beat me up a little bit.
I lost my mind at 15. I’d been shown a world where there were no boundaries, where everyone gave me all the power. And I was like, ‘This is great!’ Then that was gone. But I was like, ‘Yeah, but I still want that.’ I’d lost my humble, very quiet, introverted sensibilities which I think I definitely had as a kid.
I’ll never forget where I come from. Especially my humble beginnings.
I think it’s important to come from a humble place.
A lot of times I’ll see guys who are nowhere near the level of the board they’re riding. They might love surfing and love how it looks, but you really have to work your way up. It takes eating a little humble pie at first, and stepping back to equipment that might be a bit slow, but do it.
There has never been, and there will never be, another human who will be more successful than the humble Teacher, Jesus Christ.
A humble scientist is a good scientist.
There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others however humble.
My aim, then, was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. Fear is the beginning of wisdom.
William Tecumseh Sherman
It keeps me humble just to know exactly where I came from and all the hard work I had to put in to be here. It feels good to reminisce about the past.
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix
As a true scientist, I have been proved wrong so many times that I’m very humble.
If economists could manage to get themselves thought of as humble, competent people on a level with dentists, that would be splendid.
John Maynard Keynes
I came not to your glorious shores to enjoy a happy rest – I came not to gather triumphs of personal distinction, but as a humble petitioner, in my country’s name, as its freely chosen constitutional leader, to entreat your generous aid.
I probably would never fight Urijah for the belt to be honest. It’s not going to be a money thing for me that would give me that fight. I’ve got a lot of respect for him, I really do. A really humble dude, he’s been nothing but honest and real to me ever since the first day I met him.
One may be humble out of pride.
Michel de Montaigne
With age, you become more humble, more wise.
I’m a humble guy, I’m pretty down to earth.
People who are looked up to in America will often say, ‘I don’t get math.’ And they’ll often say it like they’re being humble, but they seem almost proud of it because it’s acceptable to act this way.
Coming up in this country, I’ve seen it so many times. When you see somebody rising you want to tear them down because you feel inadequate and you want to call it humble.
My father was a bricklayer, and my mother was a housewife. It was complicated, obviously, because of our humble origin, but thank God we were all focused.
There’s nothing more attractive than a woman who’s humble but knows what she can bring to the table.
Let us lose none of their humble words, let us note their slightest gestures, and tell me, tell me that we will think of them together, now and later, when we realise the misery of the times and the magnitude of their sacrifice.
True humility is expressed in deeds, not words. The humble are those who truly walk the same ground as everyone else – not necessarily with grovelling, hunched backs, but certainly not lording it over others, either.
I don’t enjoy eating humble pie; it never tastes good. But I do appreciate it when it happens.
The correct description is that we try every day to become more humble when we talk about divinity, we try to realize how little we know and how open minded we should be.
I think the Polynesian people and the gospel are in harmony. We’re very respectful people, and very humble people… and I try and let that shine through as much as possible.
Swedes are a really humble and shy people in many ways, but I think it’s pretty much the same as in the U.S. Little girls want to take photographs with me at lunch.
I just want my daughter to be respectful and nice to people. I want her to understand the importance of being humble.
I feel like you gotta stay humble and keep working hard, never get complacent or satisfied.
You desire that which exceeds my humble powers, but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.
Were I as base as is the lowly plain, And you, my Love, as high as heaven above, Yet should the thoughts of me, your humble swain,.
People always tell you, ‘Be humble. Be humble.’ When was the last time someone told you to be amazing? Be great! Be great! Be awesome! Be awesome!
I’m humble ’cause I think many years ago people say, ‘Well, Alibaba’s terrible company’. And I know we were not that terrible. We’re pretty good; we’re better than people thought. But today, when people have a high expectation on you, and I start to worry and nervous because we are not good yet.
I always thought that life is full of stories and characters that feel like literary stories and characters. So when I started making documentaries, they weren’t humble empirical things, just following people around. I was always trying to impose a story.
God is decisively drawn to the humble.
C. J. Mahaney
If you want to humble an empire, it makes sense to maim its cathedrals. They are symbols of its faith, and when they crumple and burn, it tells us we are not so powerful and we can’t be safe.
Both my parents are lawyers. They come from humble beginnings.
If we really love and cherish Taiwan, we should hold our hands in unity to protect our country and our democratic values with the most humble and tolerant hearts.
I’m going to be humble, I’m going to be accountable, do it with a smile on my face, make other people around me better.
What you have to do is be grateful for the chances you get. I’ve always been very humble and never take it for granted, ever. I do the best I can possibly do.
As young cook, especially in France, they’re very tough in the kitchen. The idea is to make you humble and learn fast.
I’m one of those women who’s not to be messed with. I’m very opinionated and boisterous at times. I’m also kind and humble. I know when to fold and when to hold, and that’s important. If my edge scares you, then you have a choice to remove yourself.
I’m very humble.
Staying humble has always been really important to me, and always being proud of what you’re representing.
I am a huge fan of Sachin. He is not only a great cricketer but a humble human being as well.
I’m trying to stay humble because if I don’t keep producing results, all of this goes away, so I want to focus on the people close to me – my family and my team; they mean everything to me.
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.
The Lord doesn’t care at all if we spend our days working in marble halls or stable stalls. He knows where we are, no matter how humble our circumstances. He will use – in His own way and for His holy purposes – those who incline their hearts to Him.
Dieter F. Uchtdorf
My father, he’s meant so much to me. He’s always on me to be thankful and humble to everyone who’s helped me and helped the team be successful. There were many things that he said and preached throughout my life that are now part of my mindset. It’s a big part of who I am.
I didn’t know how to deal with real life issues the right way as a humble human being until I was humbled to the point of being put in a jail cell.
It’s like when I look into the depths of things, dealing with my spirituality and the most high, it’s serious. It’s nothing to play with, nahmean. I try my best to be as humble as I can be.
My humble request to journalists – It only takes one phone call or an email to check facts.
The best part of my life is I’ve been hired to work for the people of the state of Maine, and I’m very humble and very proud.
I guess something people wouldn’t expect me to listen to are artists like Alicia Keys. But she is so incredibly talented. She has this huge voice and great work ethic, which I really respect in an artist. She is also very humble and gracious and devoted to her skill.
I am a normal girl from a humble, middle class family.
If I was freer than I had ever been in my life, I was not yet entirely free, for I still hung on to an idea that had been set deep in me by all my schooling so far: I was a bright boy and I ought to make something out of myself… something else that would be a cut or two above my humble origins.
A humble knowledge of thyself is a surer way to God than a deep search after learning.
Thomas a Kempis
I don’t choose to be humble.
Humble souls are fearful of their own strength.
I love Pittsburgh because it’s a humble city. It’s really grounded in its rich history and culture.
How did we win the election in the year 2000? We talked about a humble foreign policy: No nation-building; don’t police the world. That’s conservative, it’s Republican, it’s pro-American – it follows the founding fathers. And, besides, it follows the Constitution.
I am very proud to look back and see all that I’ve been through, without forgetting my identity and always staying humble.
The life of Christ was a life of humble simplicity, yet how infinitely exalted was his mission. Christ is our example in all things.
Ellen G. White
I was just raised in humble beginnings: three brothers together and a single mother who raised us the best she could.
I don’t discriminate when it comes to dumplings. Give me a generous plate of pretty much anything wrapped in a starchy, doughy casing and I will dive in with pleasure. But one star in the dumpling universe shines brighter than the others: the humble pierogi.
I have this complex. I don’t like too much exposure. I don’t know why it is. Maybe it’s bred in me, because my dad always told me to be humble and don’t think you’re too good.
It’s good to try and stay humble and down to earth, despite media and social media.
If we become increasingly humble about how little we know, we may be more eager to search.
I come from humble beginnings myself.
Steven Tyler is awesome. He is so humble. He’s really sweet and coming from him and his career, it’s amazing.
My grandmother always told me that regardless of what the world gives you, stay humble. Stay strong in your beliefs, and be honest. And when you’re wrong, be a man and say you’re wrong. And be strong when you’re right.
Beyonce is this massive star, but she’s incredibly humble. But it’s weird because even though I love her, she’s my boss’s wife.
I’m from really humble beginnings. I’ve never been this Hollywood diva, but you get caught up in what you’re pretending to be.
I cherish the ballets made for myself by Mr. Balanchine. He never lost his temper. He was quiet, humble, the genius of the 20th century.
Many people look at me and think they know me but they don’t at all. This is the real me. I am a humble person, a feeling person. A person who cares about others, who wants to help others.
I want to stay humble and not sound cocky. But at the same time I don’t want to be the little high schooler.
Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful.
I’m very humble that people are accepting me, and they are proud that I’m their quarterback.
Jesse McCartney is one of the nicest people around. I hate when I hear bad things about him, because anyone who knows him would agree that he’s a good guy and really humble.
Injury in general teaches you to appreciate every moment. I’ve had my share of injuries throughout my career. It’s humbling. It gives you perspective. No matter how many times I’ve been hurt, I’ve learned from that injury and come back even more humble.
I’ve found childbirth to be so unique in its ability to completely humble you while also completely empowering you. It reduces you to your essence and strips you of every pretense. It reminds you that you are no better than all the women who have come before you, but also no worse.
Artists are taught to be humble about their impact, especially in folk music. It’s so ingrained that I have a hard time even thinking I had any impact other than what a normal hit song would have.
I don’t go out there and talk crap about Urijah and there’s plenty to talk about. I’m just gonna continue to be a humble guy and appreciate what he did for me in this sport.
I’m humble, because I live quite humbly.
I come from humble beginnings so I don’t require a lot to feel comfortable.
We’re quite volatile as individuals, but that doesn’t work exponentially when we are together. Relationships are about eating humble pie.
I haven’t gotten overly confident or cocky. I think staying level and humble has helped me through the bad times and the good times.
I’m probably one of the must humble people you’ll ever meet.
It seems that every generation needs its public, tweedy, literary personality to sell its consumer electronics. To whatever degree I can live up to the Plimptonian legacy, I am humble and proud.
I had a humble childhood, but it was full of love.
It’s my mindset that I’m not where I want to be. I still want to be better, and I just want to stay humble about it. It’s not an act. It’s just how I am.
What I am humble and proud about is that I was able to show a path, simply to demonstrate what could be possible with 8,000-meter peaks. Now that the paradigm has shifted, more people can relate to that possibility, and it should be easier next time to conceptualize and achieve it.
The need has always been to be calm, humble and grounded, this is what I have learned from my community and these are my values.
It is just the start of your professional career and you have to handle it properly and realise that it is not always like that. There will be ups and downs. It is important that you keep humble, keep working hard and see it as the first step on a long journey.
But You never reject a repentant and humble heart.
The new midlife is where you realize that even your failures make you more beautiful and are turned spiritually into success if you became a better person because of them. You became a more humble person. You became a more merciful and compassionate person.
If I go to Hollywood, I will have to start all over again – which is fine and makes me humble.
Carice van Houten
In my growing-up years in Germany, I attended church in many different locations and circumstances – in humble back rooms, in impressive villas, and in very functional modern chapels.
Dieter F. Uchtdorf
I feel every painting is a challenging piece of a puzzle for me and others to solve. I feel both humble and exhilarated to see if completed.
I think that’s the biggest thing – staying humble, because the story you hear a lot of times is that guys who have success let it get to their head.
My parents are strict, but the most important thing they have taught me is to be humble and kind and to always treat others as I would like to be treated myself.
If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.
She was humble and put herself down. She felt her feet were a little too big and she had a bump on her nose and a crooked tooth. But she didn’t get the tooth fixed. She didn’t get the nose broken and set straight. She worked with what she had.
Sean Hepburn Ferrer
For me, I was always just a down-to-earth guy. From Day 1 my rookie year, I’ve been the same. As an offensive lineman, we just want to be under-the-radar, humble guys, just like to do our work and not be noticed.
When we were very, very young, I was actually better than Cate was at swimming, and I was not very humble and thought I was the greatest thing ever and rubbed it in her face a bit, and then she started trying really hard and started beating me.
I’ve learned how to stay humble. I don’t want to get in over my head because when you do that it takes you off your game.
The essence of America – that which really unites us – is not ethnicity, or nationality or religion – it is an idea – and what an idea it is: That you can come from humble circumstances and do great things.
It’s important to stay humble.
When you talk of being humble, Gurdas Maan is the most humble person. He has a very pure nature.
For me, it’s a great opportunity on a public platform to get on your knees and humble myself and thank the Lord for all the blessings he’s put in my life.
I have learned that the biggest stars and the greatest players are the most humble ones, the ones who respect people the most.
I think I was raised by a very humble mother, who, if anything, is probably over skeptical. She has that sense of everything being a bonus: like, you have your lot, and anything else is on top. She’s quietly proud, and quietly humble.
It was an incredible experience with Pope Francis, something that I’ll never forget. It was a dream come true for a guy like me. It was an unforgettable moment. I was very nervous before meeting him, to be able to congratulate him and talk with him. He was nice. Everybody knows he is very humble.
Juan Martin del Potro
I work hard and I’m humble.
A lot of my friends and the people I mingle with, they not famous. They don’t got half of what I got. For me, what that do is, it keeps me humble. It keeps me grateful and appreciative of what I got.
Acting is like any other profession. I do not think stars need to have any hang-ups in public. I do not like to be treated like someone special – and this I say because I am normal and not because I want to sound humble.
If you truly want to succeed, you have to stay humble – humble or crumble – because it can all go away in the blink of an eye.
I was raised as a Christian, where all you’re taught is to be humble, even if you did something right. Politics is the complete opposite of: you do something a little nice, and you tell everyone.
The lark that shuns on lofty boughs to build, Her humble nest, lies silent in the field.
As a writer, a blank page will humble the hell out of you. It always does, and it always will.
No writer for the press, however humble, is free from the burden of keeping his purpose high and his integrity white.
John Boyle O’Reilly
I do come from a very humble background.
Stay humble, be fearless, and work, work, work, work, work, work.
My mum was very supportive, and I don’t really understand why when I think of her humble beginnings. She grew up in one room with my grandma, my grand-dad and her siblings and a fire-pit outside to cook on. Now she’s a homeowner in Manchester and has a business.
I’m really loud, and I’m really amazing, and really talented. And really humble.
Bob the Drag Queen
In my humble opinion, preserving racial purity isn’t a worthwhile goal. You should be able to date whomever, whenever, wherever without the threat of a backlash.
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.
I greatly admire Justice Thomas. I think he is incredible, and he is very humble. He is rarely heard from. But his spoken word is powerful. He’s an example of everything that is right about this country, just like with Ben Carson.
Just as the humble, unassuming, assenting ‘O.K.’ has deposed the more affirmative ‘Yes,’ so the little cringe and hesitation and approximation of ‘like’ are a help to young people who are struggling to negotiate the shoals and rapids of ethnic identity, the street, and general correctness.
I was taught to be respectful and humble as a boy, and especially not arrogant.
Being humble is one of the most important things, and not being afraid to put yourself out there is important. I think really successful chefs put themselves out there on a daily basis.
The chimpanzee study was – well, it’s still going on, and I think it’s taught us perhaps more than anything else to be a little humble; that we are, indeed, unique primates, we humans, but we’re simply not as different from the rest of the animal kingdom as we used to think.
Being on Broadway and getting a Tony nomination – this has been an incredible ride, from rather humble beginnings.
In a way, I’m kind of a bystander looking at this phenomenon that is ABBA, which is still around, and that I thought would be finished in 1981 and forgotten. I’m amazed how this could happen, and I don’t know why it happened. I’m just grateful and humble. I just sit back and enjoy.
Where I’m from is humble, and people are mad appreciative of what they have.
My mother and father were farmers from very humble means, and when I was three years old they moved from the roca to the city to try to give us a better life. My father took a job at a winery and my mother worked as a seamstress.
I’ve got a wife who keeps me humble.
I do come from fairly humble beginnings.
We grew up in a small house with four bedrooms. I shared a bedroom with three brothers. But I enjoy the way that I was brought up. It kept me hungry. It kept me humble.
The creative process has been a little bit of an experience, really – to try and make that work for me. The only way I know how to do that is just to remain genuine, humble, and true to everything I know already in my life.
I have high expectations for myself – as an athlete, as a man, as an individual – and wrestling has helped me build a lot of character knowing that I have to remain humble but also fight complacency.
You will find me standing up to my rack, as the people’s faithful representative, and the public’s most obedient, very humble servant.
I’m from the Midwest, so I always assumed, ‘Well, I have to think badly of myself, because that’s being humble.’
I have always been very calm and with all the triumphs I have had I have always been sure to thank my colleagues and take things in a humble way. It is only because of this humility that I have achieved so much.
Yes, well, on stage I’m a different person, very aggressive, very tense. That’s not me because I’m humble and polite, unless someone is rude to me.
I have a soft spot for ‘Wind of Change’ because it was my first one, and it was a departure from Humble Pie – very much so. It showed me the spectrum of what I could do.
We’re gracious and we’re humble, and we play the game a certain way, whether we win or lose.
I’m no leader; I’m a little humble follower.
I try to be as humble as possible, but I’m just on another level. That’s all there is to it.
I am kind of the front man for a team of people behind the scenes who are working just as hard as me and are putting in just as much time to make this all happen. I’m not trying to be humble. I just want everyone to get credit where credit is due.
We came from a humble background but with a lot of love, so we were able to overcome that.
My parents always taught me to be humble no matter what the experience, to not think I was better than anyone else.
I’m famously humble.
The blues is so expressive – nostalgic but not sentimental, mournful but not pathetic, so humble and close to the earth. It’s a nuance-filled thing.
I hope that five years and ten years from now, I’ll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.
In my humble opinion, having tons of products and furniture and magazines and clothes is not luxurious – living minimally is.
Normally, I’ve found in my life that the louder you speak, probably, the less of a fighter you are. All the fighters I’ve had a chance and the honor to serve with didn’t pat themselves on the back, were pretty humble men and women.
Coming back to Flint and seeing my family keeps me humble. Even though I’ve been on a worldwide stage, I can still communicate with them on a hood level, if that’s what you want to call it.
I come from a humble background, where my family was struggling to be called middle class.
The proud man counts his newspaper clippings, the humble man his blessings.
Fulton J. Sheen
Your humble critic confesses that he has been wrestling with ‘weight issues’ since leaving college lo these, uh, several years ago, so it’s hard to be receptive to the moralistic scolding and patronizing encouragement offered endlessly by the allegedly well-meaning.
I am a rational person. I am moderate. I am humble.
I was raised to always be humble.
When you’re on the court, there is certain things that you would do that you wouldn’t do off the court. When you get off, you obviously have to be gracious and a humble person. When you are on the floor, be a team player. Championships are what you are defined by – legacy. Go about things the right way.
The pilgrim is humble and devout, and human, and charitable, and ready to smile and admire; therefore, he should comprehend the whole of his way, the people in it, and the hills and the clouds, and the habits of the various cities.
It’s not hard for me to stay humble. I think there is always somebody better than me, so that’s what keeps me humble. A lot of people could learn how to stay humble.
From its humble origins in college dorm rooms, social media has quietly crept into the boardroom.
If you look at my job, my union card, it says ‘actor.’ It don’t say nothing about celebrity, movie star, nothing like that, and that’s one thing that keeps me humble.
You know you’ve reached true success the day you become truly humble. That’s the day you stop needing to prove to the world – and yourself – that you’ve accomplished something meaningful.
For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it back to that humble and tender spot where, with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again.
Every day I’m trying to be more humble and how do you do that? I guess, every day, we have mass. Every day, I pray the rosary. That’s what I do.
Stay humble. Always answer your phone – no matter who else is in the car.
When you have a bit of a down period and everything isn’t going so well, you stay humble and you just want to prove everybody wrong, and I hope I can do that.
I didn’t want to be a writer, but I became one. And now I have many readers, in many countries. I think that’s a miracle. So I think I have to be humble regarding this ability. I’m proud of it and I enjoy it, and it is strange to say it this way, but I respect it.
So much of how we act and what we do is based on humility or pride – that’s everything. And when you can humble yourself, you know, we are more like Christ when we can humble ourselves.
I think that, in my humble opinion, that the world is divided, and the media has a very good, a very predictable habit of emphasizing whatever will keep people clicking.
Stay humble and be concerned for the less fortunate.
Short boots are cool, in my humble opinion. They say, ‘Hey! Winter is over, but summer hasn’t yet arrived – so enjoy this halfway point!’
I grew up listening to AM radio in the ’70s and hearing all of that great soul and rhythm and blues music, which definitely influenced the way I sing. But singing gospel has made me a much more humble person. There are so many people who were geniuses who only a few people knew about when they were alive.
The presence of any humility in my life is purely and completely an evidence of God’s grace. From my perspective, I am not a humble man. I am a proud man pursuing humility by the grace of God.
C. J. Mahaney
I think my mother and grandmother had style even though we’re humble Southern people.
Sincerity may be humble but she cannot be servile.
Friends are really important, especially when you’ve had the successes that I’ve had. I’ve gone really far in my career, so they’re the ones that keep you humble, keep your feet on the ground.
I think Aussies try to stay humble.
I want to stay humble, but I have to talk because the other guys talk too much, and… I understand the crazy power the UFC PR machine has.
I am the proud and humble recipient of more than 30 honorary doctorate degrees.
I would call her ‘madam,’ because I was the AD. I continued to do so even after she married my buddy, Boney Kapoor. I could never call her Sri, or Sridevi, even though she would often tell me to do so. She was humble, quiet and extremely dignified.
My mother taught me to be honest no matter what situation takes place in my life, to be honest and to stay humble.
I’m really so humble because I come from nothing.
I have always wanted to become a saint. Unfortunately, when I have compared myself with the saints, I have always found that there is the same difference between the saints and me as there is between a mountain whose summit is lost in the clouds and a humble grain of sand trodden underfoot by passers-by.
Thérèse of Lisieux
Alan Bennett is a starmaker; he’s the Simon Cowell of the theatre world! He’s a beautiful, beautiful man: completely humble and so accessible.
It’s been a long road. A humble Dearborn beginning. Secretary mom, dad teaching handicapped children. Working for what they had. Eventually, I moved to L.A. but, not good for me, I felt rejected. So I stopped acting and, needing to feel good inside, became a chef.
Salman sir has always told me three things: Be humble. Hard work is extremely important. That’s what takes you forward in life.
I want to be able to touch people’s heart through my music. I want to bring a smile on every face. In my own humble, small way, I want to touch lives.
Be humble, be gracious, and make peace with inner fears before stepping out into the limelight and allowing yourself to be subjected to all of humanity.
One thing about wrestling, it keeps you humble.
For humble individuals like myself, there is one poor comfort, which is this, viz. that gout, unlike any other disease, kills more rich men than poor, more wise men than simple.
I think we were always humble.
I’ve changed for the better. I’m much more selfless and humble and you’re reminded about what life’s really about. You love your kid so much that you just want to be a brilliant role model for them. It cleans up your act a bit.
I think one of the most important American films is ‘Jackie Brown,’ which is such a humble depiction of humble characters but so powerful. The film was pure depiction of the American poverty of the ’90s.
To be a manager, you’ve got to gamble. Be brave, be bold, but be humble in everything that you do, and from the kit man to the physio to your best player to your youngest player, make sure you treat everybody the same.
My aim is just to remain as humble and as godly as I can be.
Fortunately for me, I had a father who didn’t let us get away with anything. You were taught respect, and you were taught to be humble. That has a lot to do with how I am now, because I’m still scared of my dad.
I know I’m just one man trying to do one thing, and the next day is not promised to any man. I’m very humble.
Humble people ask for help.
You know, when I have a bad game, it continues to humble me and know that, you know, you still have work to do and you still have a lot of people to impress.
You want to be a writer, don’t know how or when? Find a quiet place, use a humble pen.
Every man, every woman who has to take up the service of government, must ask themselves two questions: ‘Do I love my people in order to serve them better? Am I humble and do I listen to everybody, to diverse opinions in order to choose the best path?’ If you don’t ask those questions, your governance will not be good.
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.
I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people.
Jesus sowed good seeds into the lives of the people He touched. His walk was humble, meek, giving, and forgiving, and He taught His disciples to be the same way.
I have always tried to be a humble servant of God and a humble member of humanity.
I will serve the people in a very humble way.
I’ll never forget where I’m from. It’s essential to remain humble and evolving.
I love ‘HUMBLE’ because he spoke on women with stretch marks and that’s what I live and stand for is body positivity.
I’ve worked with the old dames and knights – Edith Evans, Ralph Richardson – they’re the most incredibly humble, kindly people because they are so big that they don’t need to be unpleasant.
The best route is to stay humble and stay true to yourself.
Rich the Kid
Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.
What we are here for is to improve, to work as a team, stay humble and work hard, trying to achieve the best performance that we can in every game.
Nuno Espirito Santo
Posting a brag, humble or otherwise, and then waiting for people to respond is the equivalent of having a conversation in which all you do is wait for your turn to speak.
I want to be Gwyneth Paltrow when I grow up! She’s been able to have such a great career, such a great family and she stays so humble and so real.
I was like any other kid: very normal, I can say. I just was a simple kid that came from a humble family and was taught by my father to be a family man and be committed to them. I stepped into boxing following my older brothers.
I come from very humble origins, so the last thing I would ever do is to look down my nose at people who can’t afford to come here to my shop.
I set forth a humble and inglorious life; that does not matter. You can tie up all moral philosophy with a common and private life just as well as with a life of richer stuff. Each man bears the entire form of man’s estate.
Michel de Montaigne
I think a good pastor is somebody who is honest and humble and has a really caring heart.
Robert H. Schuller
I am humble enough to understand there are many people who know much more than I do on many subjects, so I listen to them. Integrity is also critical to leadership, so I believe there must always be alignment between what you think, say, and do.
As you grow older and young people come up to you with their history books, you realize that some of the things I have been able to do have been impactful. But for me, I try to keep everything in perspective and stay humble.
This man, although he appeared so humble and embarrassed in his air and manners, and passed so unheeded, had inspired me with such a feeling of horror by the unearthly paleness of his countenance, from which I could not avert my eyes, that I was unable longer to endure it.
Adelbert von Chamisso
God will have a humble people. Either we can choose to be humble, or we can be compelled to be humble.
Ezra Taft Benson
You have to know when to be arrogant. You have to when to be humble. You have to know when to be hard and you have to know when to be soft.
I came from rather humble beginnings.
We must heed the call of action and, with courageous steps and humble hearts, work against tyranny.
I was born and have ever remained in the most humble walks of life.
You need to be humble, play with pride but also aggression.
Humility is the true key to success. Successful people lose their way at times. They often embrace and overindulge from the fruits of success. Humility halts this arrogance and self-indulging trap. Humble people share the credit and wealth, remaining focused and hungry to continue the journey of success.
I make sure I’m appreciative and can an encounter the world in a humble way.
I was quite cocky, but having been hailed as this great young golfer, I couldn’t even make the high school golf team once I got there. I had a big dose of humble pie then, and ever since, I’ve always known that there is always someone out there better than you, more talented. Always.
I love what I do. I’m still humble.
I come from a pretty humble family, and I try to be a humble guy.
Jesus told us to learn from him how to be meek and humble of heart. We must look at his life if we are to have any concept of what humility is all about.
I’m trying to… stay humble and keep doing what I do.
Success comes to those who dedicate everything to their passion in life. To be successful, it is also very important to be humble and never let fame or money travel to your head.
A. R. Rahman
I come from some humble beginnings, and I just believed that when people pay their money, hard-earned money, that they deserve a certain level of performance.
The most important thing is to stay humble because there are always people telling you that you’re this and that you’re going to do that.
Master your craft, be nice and stay humble.
In my humble opinion, propaganda is one of the most evil tools humans have used against humans throughout history to justify wars, justify atrocities, justify evil. ISIS has taken it to a new extreme.
Even if I’ll be an All Star or Rookie of The Year, I will always be humble Giannis.
You have to demand things and believe you’re worth more. And once you do demand them, you’re usually going to get them. The players who first came in were very humble because we came from obscurity. Today’s players, on the other hand, have a sense of entitlement.
The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.
C. S. Lewis
The landscape painter must walk in the fields with a humble mind. No arrogant man was ever permitted to see Nature in all her beauty.
Never be haughty to the humble or humble to the haughty.
I’ve met a lot of big stars who have humility. Sly Stallone is a very humble guy. Robert DeNiro is a really humble guy. Some of the women aren’t so humble for some reason. I don’t know why.
Now my poor hometown is being castigated as the center of an IRS scandal. Humble workers at the Cincinnati office targeted Tea Party groups and other conservative organizations for special scrutiny when those groups applied for tax-exempt status. There’s no conceivable excuse for that. It was deeply, deeply wrong.
The cardinals have elected me, a simple, humble worker in the Lord’s vineyard.
Pope Benedict XVI
Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.
Shah Rukh Khan
My mother helped me to be who I am: to have strength and not to let people run all over me and yet to be humble; to realise that all of this that I have today could be gone.
Daniel Boulud told me at a young age, ‘Whatever happens to you in your career, you’re going to be great – be humble. Just be humble.’ And I think about that daily. Like, whatever happens to me, whatever awards we win as a team or whatever else, just be humble.
Anytime you want to take time off from a job that millions of brothers work so hard to get here, that’s not being humble.
One of the things I try to work with white people on is letting go of our criteria about how people of color give us feedback. We have to build our stamina to just be humble and bear witness to the pain we’ve caused.
But my humble opinion is, I’m not quite sure where I stand on the legalization of drugs – though, if tequila is legal, pot should probably be legal.
May I say, finally, that I have no illusions of grandeur; quite to the contrary, I am very humble in my knowledge that through forty years of my life my life has been an open book of service to my fellow architects and for the public good.
Ralph Thomas Walker
Work at being a humble person.
There’s no job that will humble you like the White House press secretary job.
And I hope that five years and 10 years from now, I’ll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.
What hypocrites we seem to be whenever we talk of ourselves! Our words sound so humble, while our hearts are so proud.
For Euro 2016, we must remain humble, but we have the ambition to go as far as possible.
If you’re smart, you’ll always be humble. You can learn all you want, but there’ll always be somebody who’s never read a book who’ll know twice what you know.
I look for people who have drive, who have ambition, who are humble. I’ve hired many people at very strange places.
You have to be 110% focused all of the time. It’s hard when everybody is saying, ‘Oh, you’re so amazing.’ You have to remind yourself to stay humble.
I’m always asked, ‘What’s the secret to success?’ But there are no secrets. Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room.
Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger.
I know it’s important to stay humble.
To become a great player, you’ve got to show real dedication and commitment to football, and you’ve got to be very humble and hard-working. And, above all, you’ve got to fight to make your dreams come true.
I think that my humble beginnings were very deliberate, and I’m grateful for them because I’m not sure I would see my achievements the same way if they were handed to me. I’m not sure my work ethic would be the same.
Truly accomplished artists are humble and unaware of their abilities.
World champion always say ‘yes please’ – never hold back when someone need humble.
The Iron Sheik
We recognize that there have been acts in the past that are Asian or Korean who tried to go, ‘Hey, I’m a huge star in Korea, I’m a huge star in Asia so you guys need to respect me for being a huge star there.’ But I don’t know. As much as we may be big, we have to be very humble and start from the ground up in the States.
I don’t come with the goal of submitting, knocking out or getting bonuses. I come to do my job, to show that a humble guy can chase what he wants.
Ambition devours gold and drinks blood and climbs so high by other men’s heads, that at the length in the fall, it breaks its own neck; therefore, it is better to live in humble content than in high care and trouble.
Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford
The proud do not change to improve, but defend their position by rationalizing. Repentance means change, and it takes a humble person to change.
Ezra Taft Benson
I think I can be pretty special. I think I can impact a lot in the NBA, especially with my size and my shooting ability and athleticism and just being a humble person.
Just the fact that I’m in the game is great. I’m just blessed to be working. I got a plan, but I’m humble and I try to be humble.
I’m very humble.
I’m a very humble guy. I don’t go around and stick my nose in the air.
A lot of people are in much tougher situations than me and I am very fortunate to be where I am, so I try to remember that and stay humble whenever things feel tough.
Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.
I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth.
Georges St-Pierre – he’s so awesome. It was very great getting to roll around with him and getting to train with him. He’s so nice and so friendly, and he’s very humble, too.
I try my best to keep my feet on the floor and stay humble and let my ability do the talking.
All that I can tell you is, that I used my humble powers to the uttermost, and raised my voice in behalf of Human Rights in general, and the elevation and Rights of Woman in particular, nearly all my life.
It’s a challenge to demonstrate that you can prepare some really interesting food with humble ingredients.
I think any football is a guy that is able to one, be able to be humble and hungry off the field, but at the same time on the football field understand what they have to get done and be a little bit ferocious.
I think gratitude is a big thing. It puts you in a place where you’re humble.
I might be a celebrity but I belong to the humble category.
I feel like being true to yourself is always going to keep you humble; it’s always going to make you remember who you are.
I formed Humble Pie when I was only 18. We were one of the first ‘supergroups,’ with Steve Marriott of The Small Faces on guitar and Greg Ridley of Spooky Tooth on bass. With Humble Pie, I tasted American success for the first time.
At home I am a nice guy: but I don’t want the world to know. Humble people, I’ve found, don’t get very far.
I learnt my lessons very early on that it’s probably a good thing to be humble in victory as well as defeat.
I am a humble person.
It’s a quality of my life that I wouldn’t change for the world, having grown up with such a humble background.
Originally, I didn’t play any New Order when I deejayed. I suppose it comes from being a little embarrassed or humble or whatever. But people were coming to see me because of New Order, so in the end, I had to realize that if they were using my name on the poster, then maybe I should play some of the music.
I don’t see a big difference in Jordan Pickford from the first day I started working with him. I see the same humble guy every day, open to listening and to learning.
It’s really important to find a humble approach to your own creative work, your own business work. To recognize that you can’t do everything yourself.
Wisin Y Yandel are legends. They’re very smart and really humble.
I think the sexiest thing about a woman is confidence, but confidence in a humble way, not in an arrogant way. Sense of humor is definitely important. And sunglasses always hide a multitude of sins. Sunglasses and a great pair of heels can turn most outfits around.
A family may be ruined by extravagance, but it is not always through ruin that the representatives in a family are to be found in humble or comparatively humble circumstances, but that the junior members of a gentle family went into trade.
I will never forget my humble beginnings as a Laker Girl. It was probably one of the most fun jobs I ever had.
I am but one member of a vast team made up of many organizations, officials, thousands of scientists, and millions of farmers – mostly small and humble – who for many years have been fighting a quiet, oftentimes losing war on the food production front.
I really do not see much use in exalting the humble and meek; they do not remain humble and meek long when they are exalted.
You’ve got to wake up and perfect your craft, every day, and at the end of the day, you know, you get the star power, magazines, photos shoots, but you’ve got to say humble, you’ve got to stay grounded.
I think it’s really important to be humble for the music because there is always someone better than you, there is always something new for you to learn for music and you can’t be the best in the world. It makes you work very hard.
The ministers of Christ should possess refinement. All uncouth manners, attitudes and gestures should be discarded, and they should encourage in themselves humble dignity of bearing.
Ellen G. White
There’s a window in my life which is football. I try to remember that it’s not going to be there forever. That’s why staying humble is important; knowing who I am and the message I’m sending out. I always try to be a person first, before I’m No. 55 on the football field.
Thank you Sachin Tendulkar. For teaching me and a million others how to be humble, how to keep fighting and above all how to be consistent in life. In whatever he does he is and always will be the man apart from my father who taught me about life. I love you.
I’m a very humble guy.
Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor.
Pope John XXIII
I say that in the most humble way: I always knew that I could perform with the best of ’em and I could deliver with the best of ’em.
What drew me to the character is that Roberto Duran is the son of an American soldier – a Marine – stationed in Panama and a humble Panamanian mother, and he was abandoned.
The people I’ve known who’ve done great things of that type – you know, building hospitals, running schools – are very humble people. They give their lives to the project.
Growing up it was humble beginnings.
Being real is what keeps me humble. It doesn’t matter how much money I make or how much I accomplish. What’s critical is staying real to myself and keeping my feet on the ground. That’s what helps keep me going.
God makes confetti out of our titles and accomplishments to celebrate the poor and the humble.
At this point in my career, I don’t have to deal with audition rejections. So I get my rejection from other things. My children can make me feel rejected. They can humble you pretty quick.
I’m humble enough to wait and just chill. I’m having fun just working with these good people, man.
Chiranjeevi sir is extremely humble and gracious. He is a superstar, but he is one of the nicest, sweetest, most grounded individuals.
I can rebound, block shots, push the ball – basically, anything you need from a guard. Off the court, I’m humble.
My family has taught me to keep my feet on the ground and be humble.
It’s amazing how the biggest things in our lives – when we’re around the fireplace and talking about them when we’re older – the things that matter the most to us start off amazingly small and in a humble way.
If one has the answers to all the questions – that is the proof that God is not with him. It means that he is a false prophet using religion for himself. The great leaders of the people of God, like Moses, have always left room for doubt. You must leave room for the Lord, not for our certainties; we must be humble.
Even the humble black grandmother, who sings in the church choir and struggles to raise a grandchild abandoned to her care, must assert ideological liberalism in order to make others comfortable about her blackness.
Study the best and highest things that are; but of yourself humble thoughts retain.
Understanding that capacity of knowing when to be charming, when to shut the hell up, when to be humble and when to basically disappear for your safety and survival – that’s the kind of conversation you’d have as a parent to your child, not only in 1940s America but in 2017.
I am no more humble than my talents require.
Cardi B really is like having a sister in the industry. She’s a real person, extremely humble. She’s amazing.
Each life is unique. But for all, repentance will surely include passing through the portal of humble prayer. Our Father in Heaven can allow us to feel fully the conviction of our sins. He knows the depths of our remorse. He can then direct what we must do to qualify for forgiveness.
Henry B. Eyring
Cultivating literature as I do upon a little oatmeal, and driving, when in a position to be driven at all, in that humble vehicle, the ‘bus, I have had, perhaps, exceptional opportunities for observing their mutual position and behaviour; and it is very peculiar.
My parents are pretty good about keeping me humble. They brought me up good.
I have a humble background. My dad was a coal miner. My mum worked a receptionist. I was one of the first people in my family to go to university.
I love Ava DuVernay. It would be cool if I got to work with her one day. She seems like a humble person.
If India breaks your heart with untold inequalities, it also surprises you with the unheralded achievements of its most humble citizens.
My humble prayer is that all men everywhere may understand more fully the significance of the atonement of the Savior of all mankind, who has given us the plan of salvation which will lead us into eternal life, where God and Christ dwell.
Harold B. Lee
Learn how to humble yourself, and be able to take advice and not feel like you know everything.
I Googled ‘What do rich people buy?’ Because I don’t feel like a rich person, and I don’t really try to act like a rich person, so I don’t know what they buy. I didn’t really like the stuff I saw, so I’m gonna stick with my humble lifestyle and just keep working out.
J. J. Watt
Being in ballet class, being on the stage, being surrounded by my peers at American Ballet Theater every day, keeps me so humble and grounded. Being in ballet class, I feel, is like this meditation for me every morning.
Sport has given me drive and discipline. It also taught me to remain humble.
Charlene, Princess of Monaco
The names of Dingane and Bambata, Hintsa and Makana, Squngthi and Dalasile, Moshoeshoe and Sekhukhuni, were praised as the glory of the entire African nation. I hoped then that life might offer me the opportunity to serve my people and make my own humble contribution to their freedom struggle.
I am not ashamed of my past; I am not ashamed of my humble beginnings.
Madam C. J. Walker
On the field, I’m very, very arrogant – cocky. I think that’s how you have to be as a DB. All the great DBs I know – the best DBs ever – had that. I bet you couldn’t rank the top 10 of DBs and say when he was playing he was very humble and didn’t talk smack. I think it would be impossible.
Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more.
I try to keep my life fairly simple. Being humble is really important.
If it is surely the means to the highest end we know, can any work be humble or disgusting? Will it not rather be elevating as a ladder, the means by which we are translated?
Henry David Thoreau
Yet my humble capacity has not preserved me from calumnies.
Sarmad Khoosat has a flair for direction and he is humble. He respects his cast and crew and goes out of the way to make them comfortable.
I think the main lesson that I have learned is that a good scientist is a humble scientist who is open-minded to listen to other scientists when they discover something.
The words used to describe the heroes of D-Day are not the current lexicon we tend to use for success. Humble, selfless, brave. Those are not words we attach in 2019 to superstars.
When I come home from work, if I just played a really good game and I’m on top of the world, I think changing a diaper will humble me pretty quickly. On days when I struggle, I’ll come home and I’ll realize that it’s not the end of the world.
So, you do make a lot of sacrifices in the business, but you have to stay humble and you have to live that normal life. That’s what I do now. It keeps me grounded.
When I’m onstage they know I’m honest, and I try to be as humble as I can.
I am learning to be more humble and giving as a person.
I’m always very humble.
Roman Reigns is this larger-than-life Superman character, but the true Joe, Joe Anoa’I, is a very shy, humble guy, and he’s super giving and loving.
I come from very humble beginnings.
It makes you grateful, it makes you humble that you have the opportunity to be a father and be there for your son. My father wasn’t, so I just try to do the right things for my son.
Life is the power that’s greater than I can ever comprehend. The way life runs through everything, even the tiniest elements of nature – that makes me humble.
Michael J. Fox
Paul Scholes was the main figure for me growing up. His attitude, he’s humble off the pitch – you didn’t hear much about him – but on the pitch, he was loud, aggressive, liked to tackle, and I learned off him.
The songwriting community in Nashville really is all about your talent. It’s not about your image, and you have to be humble. You have to be kind. You have to have zero ego when you walk into that writing room.
If we go on your iPhone and go to the dictionary and look up ‘humble,’ 80 per cent of the definition is negative. It’s a controlling word. It’s a way to control the masses and to control the sheep.
Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.
Henry Ward Beecher
You gotta love these Christians, they’re humble people.
I mean, I’m humble… to me, I’m just a regular cat from Oakland, California.
I have always admired stylishly confident women who dress with great authority. This lifelong love of elegance began with the humble wardrobe of my late grandmother Mrs. Bennie Frances Davis.
Andre Leon Talley
I like to bet on people, especially those who have taken risks and failed in some way, because they have more real-world experience. And they’re humble.
Don’t be humble… you’re not that great.
I am a humble speaker, I speak very well.
Pretty much just stay humble. And continue to work hard and let the game come to me and try not to make even more plays or jump plays. Just let the game come to me and play my defense and my responsibility.
The humble and meek are thirsting for blood.
I call myself taking control of a situation, but sometimes you really have to learn to humble yourself and to submit yourself. I’m not really good with submission, so that’s the part of marriage and relationships that I’ve found very hard to deal with.
I look at the likes of Darren Fletcher and Scott Brown and they’re just normal people. They are humble and work away to become the best they can. That’s the path I’ve tried to follow.
I had a very humble upbringing, earned everything I got, and learned how challenging it is in the pro wrestling business.
I’m one of the most humble people you’ll probably ever meet.
Ski Mask the Slump God
My sister is humble, never wants to be a burden, and always tries to shoulder as much as she can on her own.
My dad has always been somebody, who is known to have heart of gold. He is too humble and kind. So, that kindness gets me into trouble sometimes because everybody expects me to be as nice as him.
I’m not boasting or nothing but a lot of people have a lot of love for me. I’m a legend, but I stay H and H, hungry and humble.
We’ve had a humble upbringing. You know, my father came through as a political refugee; my mother comes from a hard-working-farmers family. We’ve had humble upbringing.
You just have to be very humble if America has really worked for you like it has for me. Most of my friends are poor. Most of my siblings are poor. I see how hard it is just to get money unless you’ve got some incredible luck or work incredibly hard. I want everyone to do well. I wish ‘Wayne’s World’ money on you!
I think Kevin Durant being that humble is huge.
When I was reading the Bible, I came across the word ‘meek.’ It means to be humble. I asked God, I want to become meek, allow me to become meek. About two months later I was struck with cancer. I realized this was God testing me. If you want to become appreciative, and humble, and meek, I’ll strip you of everything.
It’s hard to be humble, when you’re as great as I am.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
It was difficult to find my way into ‘I Am Abraham,’ to feel confident enough to inhabit Lincoln’s persona. I began with a prologue in a neutral voice, wrote of Lincoln at the White House with a sly young reporter quizzing him about his humble origins.
No amount of praise should go to your head. You should always remain humble.
Just being a girl coming from YouTube, I know what it’s like to have a very humble, simple beginning. It would be kinda crazy for my fans if I made it huge in that way and became the next big thing. I wanna be able to do it for them and say, ‘Look, this is what you’ve done for me.’
You often feel that your prayers scarcely reach the ceiling; but, oh, get into this humble spirit by considering how good the Lord is, and how evil you all are, and then prayer will mount on wings of faith to heaven.
We must be humble and listen to the people who elected us to lead.
I believe that we are given strength and help from a power much larger than ourselves. I believe if I humble myself that this power will come through me, and help me create work that is bigger than I would have ever been able to have done alone.
I’m so tough and so bad, I can be humble and lift another guy up.
Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
Strip the proud nobility of their bloated estates, reduce them to a level with plain republicans, send forth to labor, and teach their children to enter the workshops or handle the plow, and you will thus humble proud traitors.
Barack Obama says that we need to be humble toward terrorism. Yet he is the one we have been waiting for. That is humble?
Don’t ever judge anybody. You don’t know who anybody is, period… You gotta humble yourself. Just because you are where you are, it doesn’t mean you aren’t talking to someone great.
That’s just my motto I live by, humble and hungry.
One my favorite things is to go to the provinces of Russia and see the 18th century wood churches with the onion dome architecture. These humble wonders of incredible imagination of architects that were obviously not living in places like Paris or London, but they’ve created these amazing churches.
Andre Leon Talley
Tendulkar is my idol in cricket, and one thing I try to pick up from him is how he carries himself in a humble manner.
It’s nice to see those young players who are humble and working hard and to see them thriving in the NBA.
What I do quite honestly and seriously and not in any way being humble is not as important as what the garbage collector does. People make actors important.
Half of my library are old books because I like seeing how people thought about their world at their time. So that I don’t get bigheaded about something we just discovered and I can be humble about where we might go next. Because you can see who got stuff right and most of the people who got stuff wrong.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
In my humble opinion, change is stupid.
But I will say this: In my humble opinion, knowing nothing about it, I do believe that they have remote viewers working on where Osama Bin Laden is. I absolutely, 100%, convinced of that.
Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements, where all are good who are not criminal and all are wise who are not ridiculously otherwise.
Frank Moore Colby
He is a very humble man, that thinks not himself better than some others.
We have to be humble and respect our opponents who are stronger than us.
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious.
Every man, every woman who has to take up the service of government, must ask themselves two questions: ‘Do I love my people in order to serve them better? Am I humble and do I listen to everybody, to diverse opinions in order to choose the best path?’ If you don’t ask those questions, your governance will not be good.
I’m the most humble rapper in the industry.
My mother had very humble beginnings – to put it mildly. Her dad built their home out of timber that he cut down on their land. No heat, no air-conditioning – ‘no foolishness,’ as he would call it.
The church can challenge society, but society also challenges the church. That’s good. We should be humble enough to be able to accept that.
Blase J. Cupich
Milk Bar is a quirky American bakery, where the original inspiration is the humble beginnings of American-style baked goods and loving trips to Dairy Queen.
To the proud, the applause of the world rings in their ears; to the humble, the applause of heaven warms their hearts.
Ezra Taft Benson
I need to remain humble, stay disciplined and keep training. That’s how I will continue to be a champion.
Andy Ruiz Jr.
Africa doesn’t leap on you immediately; it seeps slowly, and it’s incredibly important to be respectful and humble there.
Everything is a mystery, ourselves, and all things both simple and humble.
If we investigate the vague feelings of the average man towards the arts, we find that he is timid and that he has developed a humble belief that art is something which has been invented centuries ago in countries like Greece or Italy and that all we can do about it is study it carefully and apply it.
I try to take everything in my stride and remain humble, and to enjoy playing as much as possible.
Welcome, wild harbinger of spring! To this small nook of earth; Feeling and fancy fondly cling, Round thoughts which owe their birth, To thee, and to the humble spot, Where chance has fixed thy lowly lot.
Look, I’m just a humble cartoon schlepper.
The marathon can humble you.
You don’t have to be humbled to be humble.
It’s interesting with my blog, because it feels to me less like a blog and more like a forum, because my readers are so funny and leave hysterical comments. And I’m not being humble when I say that very often, the comments are so much better than the post originally was.
In my humble opinion, again, to perform at Alabama, you must earn the spot and not have it given to you. You have to fight like crazy to keep the spot and that it’s not guaranteed – it’s week to week – and you’ll play in a way that they have a chance to win a championship.
Mariota is special in a lot of ways. He’s a dynamic dual threat on the field, and he is humble – no-nonsense, full of character – off the field.
A novel ensures that we can look before and after, take action at whatever pace we choose, read again and again, skip and go back. The story in a book is humble and serviceable, available, friendly, is not switched on and off but taken up and put down, lasts a lifetime.
My whole thing is to stay humble and stay confident in my abilities.
I’m not cocky at all. You ask anybody, I’m one of the nicest guys. I try to be as humble as I can, but if you work hard, sometimes you know that you earned more respect.
In 1984, Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt gave me the opportunity of a lifetime to serve as a legislative intern in his office in Washington, D.C. Coming from humble beginnings, the experience changed my life and charted me on a path of public service.
Weird Al’ is awesome and so humble.
We have to be leaders and sacrifice our own egos and be humble and go in and figure out what their values are, and then speak to those values.
I don’t believe a champion is the biggest, baddest, meanest dude in the world. I think the champion is like a warrior; it’s like the head knight or lead samurai: humble men of integrity, respect, and honor that treat people kindly.
Humble prayer to our Heavenly Father, in deep faith in Jesus Christ, is essential to qualify us for the companionship of the Holy Ghost.
Henry B. Eyring
I’m a very humble and normal person, and I just go out there and do the job the best that I can do it.
We have to remain humble about our understanding of the brain, because even our most powerful tools remain pretty blunt instruments for decoding the brain. In fact, we still do not know how to decipher the basic language of how the brain works.
Thomas R. Insel
How could anyone not use the humble chestnut at Christmas? It has a great flavour and can be used to make chocolate cake more festive.
My parents have always told me to try and stay humble as you can, and I think that’s been a big help to my career.
It is very important to be humble but to maintain the conviction that we can do something good.
What I do quite honestly and seriously and not in any way being humble is not as important as what the garbage collector does. People make actors important.
Humility was an important part of the way I grew up. And I found that to be less common when I moved to California. That’s not to say humble people don’t exist there, but ambition seems really important.
I have my faith in God. I was told to be humble before him. Don’t boast about what you have done. Don’t put credit in your own hands. You have to realize He got you there.
I would work with someone humble like that guy Peter Andre than Madonna.
There is a kind of victory in good work, no matter how humble.
The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual – for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost.
M. Scott Peck
Ram Kapoor is super chilled out. He’s so humble. He’s very passionate towards his work. You get to learn a lot from him.
I’ve played with some great players and against some great players, and Sonny is special, he’s so humble and I think that you underestimate that because of the work he puts in, then his quality, outstanding left foot, right foot.
The expression of this idea is Queens of the Stone Age, but the idea is that you will never slack on the music and will always humble yourself at the alter of Rock.
The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.
James M. Barrie
I have a lot of respect for Messi and for everything that he has achieved. He is very humble. But it’s crucial to show authority when we meet on the pitch and show him who’s boss.
I’d compare myself to Zinedine Zidane – a humble guy who just happened to be the best.
I moved to Humble under really unfortunate circumstances obviously, Hurricane Katrina, so our family was displaced here for four months. Humble was a home for us.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
I’m never going to forget Wellston. It’s where I grew up. It’s my heart and my pride. The people are great here. I’m going to give back. I was born and raised here. I’m a humble person. The community knows that. I want to build it back to how it was and be a happier place than it was.
My interpretation of football is to stay humble, work hard, and things will come.
Nuno Espirito Santo
The humble are in danger when those in power disagree.
Can I say this in a humble way – I don’t need the money. If I stop coaching today at Kentucky, my toes are up, and I’m eating Cheetos, and I’m fine.
I just know who I am as a person, comfortable in my own skin. And I guess that’s just a testament to how I was raised. All credit to my parents. But yeah, I’m a humble guy, confident at the same time – just go about my business.