Quotes May 26, 2021

Quotes courtesy of Henrik Edberg/Positivity Blog


“Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.”

C. S. Lewis
“Stay hungry, stay young, stay foolish, stay curious, and above all, stay humble because just when you think you got all the answers, is the moment when some bitter twist of fate in the universe will remind you that you very much don’t.”

Tom Hiddleston
“Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.”

Jesse Jackson
“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
“It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.”

Mahatma Gandhi
“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.”

Ernest Hemingway
“Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.”

Steven Tyler
“A great man is always willing to be little.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson
“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
“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”

Bill Gates 
“Have more humility. Remember you don’t know the limits of your own abilities. Successful or not, if you keep pushing beyond yourself, you will enrich your own life–and maybe even please a few strangers.”

A.L. Kennedy
“Humility will open more doors than arrogance ever will.”

Zig Ziglar
“The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.”

Winston S. Churchill
“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 liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.”

Lao Tzu
“If pain doesn’t lead to humility, you have wasted your suffering.”

Katerina Stoykova Klemer
“I always say be humble but be firm. Humility and openness are the key to success without compromising your beliefs.”

George Hickenlooper
“Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue of humility in the domain of thought.”

Simone Weil
“There are times when wisdom cannot be found in the chambers of parliament or the halls of academia but at the unpretentious setting of the kitchen table.”

E.A. Bucchianeri
“Selflessness is humility. Humility and freedom go hand in hand. Only a humble person can be free.”

Jeff Wilson
“Perhaps wisdom…is realizing how small I am, and unwise, and how far I have yet to go.”

Anthony Bourdain
“To learn which questions are unanswerable, and not to answer them: this skill is most needful in times of stress and darkness.”

Ursula K. Le Guin
“The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.”

Charles Caleb Colton
“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.”

Rick Pitino