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Humbling Quotes

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It's humbling to think that all animals,
including human beings,
are parasites of the plant world.
- Isaac Asimov

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Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few.
It's equally humbling and uplifting.
- Michael Stipe

A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others.
- Robert E. Lee

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

 

Worship means reverence and humility it means revering
your real self and humbling delusions.
- Bodhidharma

We are a vibrant first-world country,
but we have a humbling third-world memory.
- Mary McAleese

Performing is an experience, for me,
that is as humbling as it is energizing.
- Charley Pride

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I've never directed, but it must be humbling.
- Holly Hunter

Through the humbling dispensations of Divine Providence,
men are sometimes fitted for his service.
- John Woolman

Being branded number one restaurant in the world is actually very humbling.
- Heston Blumenthal

We put out press releases to tell people what had happened
to me and that I had a large weight gain but a lot
of people still didn't know.
The ones that didn't know were floored.
That was a real humbling experience for me.
- Lou Gramm

And it blew my mind when I started to get wind of the
fact that they actually liked me being around.
That was humbling, because Kentucky basketball is a big deal,
and I am not the biggest fan - I am just the most notorious one.
- Ashley Judd

I loved acting when I was doing it, but getting the
jobs I didn't understand because I'd never had to do it.
That was a difficult lesson for me.
It was very humbling and very bizarre.
- Mariel Hemingway

It worries me a little bit the reach and power of TV.
More people saw me in 'The Practice' than will ever
see me in all the stage plays I ever do.
Which is sort of humbling.
Or troubling.
Or both.
- Michael Emerson

But it's been a great, humbling - and I've been very
honored to have the opportunity to serve and to lead
and to be the representative of our soldiers,
sailors, airmen and Marines who are in Washington.
And it's been the greatest honor of my life.
- Hugh Shelton

Yes, there was a sort of underground cult following,
which came from nowhere, and grew, and grew.
It was quite surprising to us all, because all of us
had spent probably the previous five to ten years without it.
So it was quite overwhelming.
Overwhelming and humbling.
- Michael Giles

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

Without a humble but reasonable
confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

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.
- Mother Teresa

With courage, you will dare to take risks,
have the strength to be compassionate,
and the wisdom to be humble.
Courage is the foundation of integrity.
- Keshavan Nair

Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

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

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.
- Albert Einstein

We have to stop and be humble enough to understand
that there is something called mystery.
- Paulo Coelho

A man's pride shall bring him low,
but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.
- Proverbs 29:23

Seriousness is a sickness; your sense of humor
makes you more human, more humble.
The sense of humor - according to me -
is one of the most essential parts of religiousness.
- Osho

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.
- Khalil Gibran

One can build from ordinary stone a humble house or the finest chateau.
- Leon N. Cooper

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

My chief concern is to try to be an humble,
earnest Christian.
- Robert E. Lee

The position of the artist if humble.
He is essentially a channel.
- Piet Mondrian

Never be haughty to the humble or humble to the haughty.
- Jefferson Davis

Yes, I am proud, and very humble too.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride
and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair.
- Blaise Pascal

You desire that which exceeds my humble powers,
but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.
- Saint Stephen

There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that
never dreads contact and communion with others however humble.
- Washington Irving

I guess what I learned the most was to feel lucky with
what I have been able to accomplish and what I have
and to feel humble about the people I have been able to work with.
- Stephen Dorff

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.
- Mike Epps

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.
- Ted Demme

Knowledge is proud that it knows so much;
wisdom is humble that it knows no more.
- William Cowper

Study the best and highest things that are;
but of yourself humble thoughts retain.
- Joe Davis

The lark that shuns on lofty boughs to build,
Her humble nest, lies silent in the field.
- Edmund Waller

Be modest, humble, simple.
Control your anger.
- Abraham Cahan

But You never reject a repentant and humble heart.
- Alphonsus Liguori

Born poor, but of honored and humble people,
I am particularly proud to die poor.
- Pope John XXIII

One may be humble out of pride.
- Michel de Montaigne

I, sir, I just like to work.
I'm humble.
- Bruce McCulloch

Self-praise is for losers.
Be a winner.
Stand for something.
Always have class, and be humble.
- John Madden

He reproduced himself with so much humble objectivity,
with the unquestioning, matter of fact interest of
a dog who sees himself in a mirror and thinks:
there's another dog.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

Dear brothers and sisters, after the great Pope John Paul II,
the cardinals have elected me - a simple,
humble worker in the vineyard of the Lord.
- Pope Benedict XVI

If we become increasingly humble about how little we know,
we may be more eager to search.
- John Templeton

The marathon can humble you.
- Bill Rodgers

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand
is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.
- Galileo Galilei

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.
- Paula Cole

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.
- Chen Shui-bian

An humble knowledge of thyself is a surer way to God
than a deep search after learning.
- Thomas Kempis

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.
- Thomas Sydenham

The humble and meek are thirsting for blood.
- Joe Orton

Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility.
An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.
- William Penn

Those who are believed to be most abject and humble
are usually most ambitious and envious.
- Baruch Spinoza

If we remain humble and hungry, we can win.
- Dave Allison

Almost any difficulty will move in the face of honesty.
When I am honest I never feel stupid.
And when I am honest I am automatically humble.
- Hugh Prather

I do not think that music keeps evolving.
It evolved through Bach; since then,
in my humble opinion,
all the innovations added nothing.
- Gordon Getty

I have to stay humble.
I'm just a normal human with a job that is televised.
- Jai Rodriguez

Whoever loves becomes humble.
Those who love have, so to speak, pawned a part of their narcissism.
- Sigmund Freud

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.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble,
and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind.
- Langston Hughes

Work at being a humble person.
- John Templeton

You want to be a writer, don't know how or when? Find a quiet place,
use a humble pen.
- Paul Simon

Barack Obama says that we need to be humble toward terrorism.
Yet he is the one we have been waiting for.
That is humble?
- Evan Sayet

Let us be a little humble; let us think that the truth
may not perhaps be entirely with us.
- Jawaharlal Nehru


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