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Motivational Humility Quotes

May these quotes about Humility inspire and motivate you.

Life is a long lesson in humility.
- James M. Barrie

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

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

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

Humility must always be the portion of any man
who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers
and the sacrifices of his friends.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born
it compels humility: what we began is now its own.
- Margaret Mead


 

I feel coming on a strange disease - humility.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance
and hypocritical humility.
I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I claim to be a simple individual liable
to err like any other fellow mortal.
I own, however, that I have humility enough
to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The great gift of Easter is hope -
Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God,
in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love,
which nothing can shake.
- Basil C. Hume

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

To the philosopher,
death is but the next great adventure.
- J. K. Rowling

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies,
but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J.K. Rowling

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

The really great secret - Happiness is free.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative,
to which all beings owe their beginning
and which permeates all heaven.
- Lao Tzu

A great man is always willing to be little.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda

To be great is to be misunderstood.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do the difficult things while they are easy
and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
- Lao Tzu

It is an act of great Courage to forsake all Blame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Being is the great explainer.
- Henry David Thoreau

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

To be conscious that you are ignorant
is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All difficult things have
their origin in that which is easy,
and great things in that which is small.
- Lao Tzu

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You're off to Great Places!
Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting,
So... get on your way!
- Dr. Seuss

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
- Louisa May Alcott

Small opportunities are often
the beginning of great enterprises.
- Demosthenes

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Character is higher than intellect.
A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
- Danny Kaye

These are the keys to a great life...
taking oneself lightly, forgiveness, and acceptance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks
in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You will become as small as your controlling desire;
as great as your dominant aspiration.
- James Allen

Great works are performed not by strength,
but by perseverance.
- Samuel Johnson

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

Those who are highly evolved,
maintain an undiscriminating perception.
Seeing everything, labeling nothing,
they maintain their awareness of the Great Oneness.
Thus they are supported by it.
- Lao Tzu

Where there is great love,
there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather

It's one of life's great paradoxes ...
Accepting with gratitude whatever life throws at us
is critical to happiness.
Yet without a goal and commitment, life lose much of its value.
The best we can do in the face of this paradox
is to play to win, but be cheerful in defeat
and ready to play again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those
who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

How do we measure a great leader?
By how he treats the least of these.
- Jesse Jackson

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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