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Big Sets

There is one common thing in superstars - enthusiasm and humility towards their work. Off sets, they are big stars for others, and they carry themselves the way they want to. When they are working, they are not stars.

- Abhishek Bachchan

Fall Abandon

The people who abandon Jihad fall a victim to humility and degradation.

- Abu Bakr

Greatness Honour

There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.

- Abu Bakr

Could Dropped

The word majesty was now dropped; but, with the deepest respect and humility, I was addressed as the count. What could I do? I accepted the title, and from that moment I was known as Count Peter.

- Adelbert von Chamisso

Thankful Could

'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, understanding.

- Alice Walker


We believe in humility and integrity, the spirit of one people, bound together under God. We understand that the Constitution was written to control and regulate the government, not the people.

- Allen West

Respect Past

Assuredly, Loving Souls, you should go to God with all humility and respect, humbling yourselves in His presence, especially when you remember your past ingratitude and sins.

- Alphonsus Liguori

College Bad

A lot of parents today are terrified that something they say to their children might make them 'feel bad.' But, hey, if they've done something wrong, they should feel bad. Kids with a sense of responsibility, not entitlement, who know when to experience gratitude and humility, will be better at navigating the social shoals of college.

- Amy Chua

Humble Part

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.

- Anna Kendrick

Rather Other

Humility is the armour that you clothe yourself with throughout your life. We demean each other rather than lift up ourselves.

- Anthony Carmona

Always Absence

The job is to ask questions-it always was-and to ask them as inexorably as I can. And to face the absence of precise answers with a certain humility.

- Arthur Miller

Learn Sign

Uncertainty is a sign of humility, and humility is just the ability or the willingness to learn.

- Charlie Sheen

Image Made

I have a clean image. I want to serve the people with humility and sincerity. Politicians have made use of peoples' votes but do not care for them.

- Chiranjeevi

Religious Springs

From compassion springs humility. The ego is verily a gateway to hell. The person who is egoistic is far from being religious.

- Dada Vaswani

Young Through

I talk about millennials with a healthy dose of humility, as I'm a card-carrying member of Generation X. But I have daily interaction with young people at Dana Perino & Co., through my Minute Mentoring organization, with digital friends on social media, and especially at Fox News.

- Dana Perino


Humility is considered an un-masculine quality.

- David Duchovny

Honor Wholesome

Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.

- David Mallet

I Think Other

I've done my best to work from a place of humility - always looking over your shoulder saying, 'Does this suck?' and I think that's a good way to work. The other way to work is where you start to think, 'I'm on fire, I'm amazing!' and I don't think that's the way to work.

- David O. Russell

Honesty Admitting

Honesty is grounded in humility and indeed in humiliation, and in admitting exactly where we are powerless.

- David Whyte

Long Way Goes

A little humility goes a long way.

- Dean Ornish

Integrity About

It's all about humanity, humility, and integrity.

- Debra Wilson

Been Very

But when one believes that you've been appointed by God for a particular mission in history, you have to be very careful about that, how you speak about that. Where is the self-reflection in that? Where is the humility in that?

- Jim Wallis

Leader Everybody

No matter how good you think you are as a leader, my goodness, the people around you will have all kinds of ideas for how you can get better. So for me, the most fundamental thing about leadership is to have the humility to continue to get feedback and to try to get better - because your job is to try to help everybody else get better.

- Jim Yong Kim

Learn Again

We must listen and learn, show humility and seek again to talk for and to people's ambitions and concerns.

- Johann Lamont

Learning Through

Because in the school of the Spirit man learns wisdom through humility, knowledge by forgetting, how to speak by silence, how to live by dying.

- Johannes Tauler

Own Will

Judge yourself; if you do that you will not be judged by God, as St. Paul says. But it must be a real sense of your own sinfulness, not an artificial humility.

- Johannes Tauler

Humanity Without

Without humility there can be no humanity.

- John Buchan

Pleasure Virtues

The great pleasure that comes from reading poets such as Mark Doty and Marianne Moore is the realisation that the essential virtues - compassion, wonder, humility, respect for the mysterious - are far from conventionally heroic.

- John Burnside

Want Films

You can fail in films because you don't have the talent, or you have too much humility, or you lack ferociousness. I'm a gangster. If I want something, I'll grab it.

- John Cassavetes

Learn Nothing

If we learn not humility, we learn nothing.

- John Jewel

Work Shaped

One way to appreciate C.S. Lewis is to see how his Christian humility shaped his life and work.

- John Piper

Process Spent

I spent a lot of time with President Mandela supporting his efforts in the peace process in Burundi. The thing that impressed me the most was his humility.

- John Prendergast

Doubt Test

The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don't mean doubt of his powers or hesitation in speaking his opinion, but merely an understanding of the relationship of what he can say and what he can do.

- John Ruskin

Small Enforced

There's something about being afraid, about being small, about enforced humility that draws me to climbing.

- Jon Krakauer

Disease Surely

Pride and vanity, the opposites of humility, can destroy our spiritual health as surely as a debilitating disease can destroy our physical health.

- Joseph B. Wirthlin


There is beauty and humility in imperfection.

- Guillermo del Toro

Respect Self

There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.

- Henri Frederic Amiel

Peace True

True humility is contentment.

- Henri Frederic Amiel

I Believe That

I believe that what is really important is that God can speak to us. If we have the humility to approach him in prayer with the right attitude, he can speak to our intelligence directly.

- Henry Eyring

Small How Far

The world of Manhattan is small and tightly knit, and the man on top retains a certain humility. He knows how far and fast he can fall by looking at the guy across the street. The view from the $250,000 apartment covers a lot of ground, most of it condemned.

- Herb Caen

Death Tolerated

Humility was considered a great virtue in my family household. No show of complacency or self-satisfaction was ever tolerated. Patting yourself on the back was definitely not encouraged, and pleasure or pride would be punishable by death.

- Hugh Laurie

Will Needs

Tell him, on the contrary, that he needs, in the interest of his own happiness, to walk in the path of humility and self-control, and he will be indifferent, or even actively resentful.

- Irving Babbitt

Own About

Wishing to open my mouth, O brethren, and speak on the exalted theme of humility, I am filled with fear, even as a man who understands that he is about to discourse concerning God with the art of his own words. For humility is the raiment of the Godhead.

- Isaac of Nineveh

Love Moments

True love is quiescent, except in the nascent moments of true humility.

- Bryant H. McGill

Bit About

I'd say I'm a bit antimadridista although I do not know where my future will be, but it's a team that I never liked. I get the impression that it is an arrogant club, about how the players are. Without humility, you cannot get anywhere.

- Isco

Like Mankind

Mankind is like dogs, not gods - as long as you don't get mad they'll bite you - but stay mad and you'll never be bitten. Dogs don't respect humility and sorrow.

- Jack Kerouac

Trees Learned

When I worked with wildlife a lot in the Eighties and Nineties, I learnt the meaning of patience. And when I worked with trees, I learned the meaning of humility.

- James Balog

Perfect Through

You want to have the perfect balance of hot and funny on your Instagram, but you never want too much of either... Don't try to add humility to your blatant 'hot' posts through a half-hearted attempt at being funny. You look good; just own it.

- Cazzie David

Religious Which

It becomes us in humility to make our devout acknowledgments to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe for the inestimable civil and religious blessings with which we are favored.

- James K. Polk

Life Life Is A

Life is a long lesson in humility.

- James M. Barrie

Thankful Grateful

I'm grateful for my brokenness. I'm grateful for my humility.

- James McGreevey

She Adorned

Fairest and best adorned is she Whose clothing is humility.

- James Montgomery

Some Very

On a film crew, you can see very quickly that some people who are working with you are stronger than you. Then you have to have the humility to listen to them. And because very often they have better ideas than yours, it can be tough on the evil ego. But it makes a better film.

- Denis Villeneuve

Forgiveness Learn

Just knowing you don't have the answers is a recipe for humility, openness, acceptance, forgiveness, and an eagerness to learn - and those are all good things.

- Dick Van Dyke

Ideology About

Ending poverty calls for humility, honesty, freedom from ideology and refusal to accept cruel simplicities about anyone's human potential. It requires listening to the wisdom and cutting the nonsense from both the Right and the Left.

- Donella Meadows

Impossible Back

It's near impossible to always be right when you're innovating. It's easy to get emotionally invested in it, but you need to monitor its impact like a hawk and react if you don't like what you see. And if/when you pull it back, you want to do that communication with transparency and humility.

- Jeff Jordan

Need Martial

There's a part of martial arts where we need humility and respect.

- Eddie Alvarez

Like Limited

The competent programmer is fully aware of the limited size of his own skull. He therefore approaches his task with full humility, and avoids clever tricks like the plague.

- Edsger Dijkstra

Hindu Attribute

Humility is an attribute of every good Hindu.

- Kapil Sibal

Reveals Acts

A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to our world.

- Ellen G. White

Think I Think

I think people who lack humility are really annoying.

- Emily VanCamp

Other Some

You approach faith with humility. You can have some idea, but it boils down to do you see religion as a club, or do you see religion as a path? Do you see it as a wall that separates you or do you see it as a bridge that connects you to God and other people? When you see it as a bridge, you aren't so worried about bringing others over to your side.

- Keith Ellison

Kind Crowd

The kind of experience of humility and happiness that comes with gratitude tends to crowd out whatever is coarse, or ugly, or mean.

- Kevin DeYoung

Wisdom Blessings

With pride, there are many curses. With humility, there come many blessings.

- Ezra Taft Benson

Ego Mistake

We are shallow because we are 'mayabang,' ego driven, and do not have the humility to understand that we are only human, much too human to mistake knowledge for wisdom.

- F. Sionil Jose

Personality Good

Humility is no substitute for a good personality.

- Fran Lebowitz

World Holy

Holy humility confounds pride and all the men of this world and all things that are in the world.

- Francis of Assisi

Treat About

We learned about gratitude and humility - that so many people had a hand in our success, from the teachers who inspired us to the janitors who kept our school clean... and we were taught to value everyone's contribution and treat everyone with respect.

- Michelle Obama

Likely Resent

Recognizing your talents doesn't mean believing they're limitless. Accepting your strengths doesn't lead to pride, but instead to humility; you're less likely to resent what others have if you understand your own bounty.

- Gina Barreca

Times Seemed

At times, Mario Cuomo seemed to have the humility of a Jesuit and the goals of an emperor.

- Mike Barnicle

Humble Be Humble

Even people who despise ego and aspire to humility, who plan to be humble once they are successful, are worried that actually enacting those beliefs would sentence them to a life of obscurity or weakness or failure.

- Ryan Holiday

Loved Poor

The best loved by God are those that are rich, yet have the humility of the poor, and those that are poor and have the magnanimity of the rich.

- Saadi

Angels Devils

It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.

- Saint Augustine

Other Which

Humility is the foundation of all the other virtues hence, in the soul in which this virtue does not exist there cannot be any other virtue except in mere appearance.

- Saint Augustine

Which Strangely

There is something in humility which strangely exalts the heart.

- Saint Augustine

Patience Other

Above all, remember that God looks for solid virtues in us, such as patience, humility, obedience, abnegation of your own will - that is, the good will to serve Him and our neighbor in Him. His providence allows us other devotions only insofar as He sees that they are useful to us.

- Saint Ignatius

Will More

It is a most certain truth, that the richer we see ourselves to be, confessing at the same time our poverty, the greater will be our progress, and the more real our humility.

- Saint Teresa of Avila

Go Ridicule

Mysticism and exaggeration go together. A mystic must not fear ridicule if he is to push all the way to the limits of humility or the limits of delight.

- Milan Kundera

Treat Everybody

The most important thing is that you treat everybody incredibly well and lead with a bit of humility. I've found that when I go into a company to lead, it's important to have a plan and to make that plan a simple one that everybody can understand.

- Greg Brenneman

Pride Artificial

Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.

- Thomas Merton

Low Which

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

- Thomas Moore

Think Based

My philosophy is really based on humility. I don't think we know enough to fix either diagnostics or therapeutics. The future of psychiatry is clinical neuroscience, based on a much deeper understanding of the brain.

- Thomas R. Insel

Always Tell

I tell my kids and I tell proteges, always have humility when you create and grace when you succeed, because it's not about you. You are a terminal for a higher power. As soon as you accept that, you can do it forever.

- Quincy Jones

Balance Admire

The people that I admire have a wonderful balance of self-belief and humility.

- Mahershala Ali

Love Envy

Religion is meant to teach us true spiritual human character. It is meant for self-transformation. It is meant to transform anxiety into peace, arrogance into humility, envy into compassion, to awaken the pure soul in man and his love for the Source, which is God.

- Radhanath Swami

Modesty Endless

Endless effort, endless humility, endless modesty.

- Rain

Humble Learn

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.

- Mother Angelica

Will Servant

I promise not to let you down. I will be your servant with all humility and gratitude.

- Mwai Kibaki

How Far Which

True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be.

- Ralph W. Sockman

Rather Other

Humility is not my forte, and whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters.

- Margaret Halsey

Expanding Fathers

Ancient societies had anthropomorphic gods: a huge pantheon expanding into centuries of dynastic drama; fathers and sons, martyred heroes, star-crossed lovers, the deaths of kings - stories that taught us of the danger of hubris and the primacy of humility.

- Tom Hiddleston

Career Very

My early colleagues and myself helped create the life styles of Americans and, by osmosis, of the rest of the world. I found it difficult to reconcile success with humility. I tried it first, but it meant avoiding the very essence of my career - total exhilaration and the ecstasy of creativity.

- Raymond Loewy

Healthy Amount

I have a healthy amount of humility.

- Seth Gordon

Very Folly

How arrogant - how very far from humility - would be the self-satisfied, smug assurance that God, a tidy-up-after-us God will come and clean up our mess? Hope for a nanny God, who will with a miracle grant us amnesty from our folly - that's not aligned with either history or the text of the Bible.

- Sheldon Whitehouse

Japan Numerous

The 20th century was a century in which human rights were infringed upon in numerous parts of the world, and Japan also bears responsibility in that regard. I believe that we have to look at our own history with humility and think about our responsibility.

- Shinzo Abe

Boss Seem

Too many people in government seem to think they are above regular folks, and I said I would expect humility in the way each member of my team served- that they would recognize that the taxpayer is boss.

- Mark Sanford

Power Unless

Power is dangerous unless you have humility.

- Richard J. Daley

Strength Brazil

My brother and I have matching tattoos on our arms. It says, 'Humility is strength,' in Portuguese and Italian, because my genius brother taught English in both Italy and Brazil.

- Nikki Reed

Work Virtues

Conductors make too much fuss about conductors! Humility and hard work are virtues. We're nothing without our musicians.

- Simon Rattle

Need Lot

We all need a lot of humility, and especially about the economy.

- Richard Thaler