There’s something special about humble people. They’re the ones who are always willing to help, always looking out for others, and always doing their best. They’re an inspiration to us all. If you need a little inspiration in your life, check out these humble quotes from some of the world’s most influential people.

 “If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.” — Mother Teresa

“True humility is being able to accept criticisms as graciously as we accept compliments.” — Sabrina Newby

“Being humble is to be felt, it’s not something that you show off.” — Naya

“Don’t discount the importance of being humble. There’s a value there far greater than pride can ever provide.” — Kristen Butler

“Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.” — Camille Pissarro

 “If you plan to build a tall house of virtues, you must first lay deep foundations of humility.” — Augustine

“Every person that you meet knows something you don’t; learn from them.” — H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“Stay true in the dark & humble in the spotlight.” — Harold B. Lee

“To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.” — Criss Jami

 “Being humble means recognizing that we are not on earth to see how important we can become, but to see how much difference we can make in the lives of others.” — Gordon B. Hinckley

“Humility is the first step towards learning. You can’t learn until you are humble enough to realize there is something for you to learn.” – Robert Kiyosaki

“True humility is when you can surprise yourself more than others; the rest is either shyness or good marketing.” – Nassim Nicholas Talab

“If I had to name my greatest strength, I guess it would be my humility. Greatest weakness, it’s possible that I’m a little too awesome.” – Barack Obama

“Perfection is impossible without humility. Why should I strive for perfection, if I am already good enough?” – Leo Tolstoy

“Humility is the key to moral excellence. It is the noblest quality a person can possess. […] It is the mother of all possibilities.” – Venerable Master Shin Yun

“Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.”– George Arils

“It’s not the truth that you know, but the truth that you obey that matters.” -Johnny Hunt

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

“Learn to be humble but not timid.”― Franklin A. Orizaba

“Selflessness is humility. Humility and freedom go hand in hand. Only a humble person can be free.” Jeff Wilson

“Every day I feel humble when I experience the vibrational essence of my world.” Debbie A. Anderson

“I am sufficiently proud of my knowing something to be modest about my not knowing all.” Vladimir Nabokov

.”I rather choose to go through what will make me humble than to go for what will increase my pride to a level without limit.”― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“A sarcastic person has a superiority complex that can be cured only by the honesty of humility.” Lawrence G. Lovesick

“False humility is the pride of not being proud, real humility is without the consciousness that pride exists.”― Michael Bassey Johnson

“Being genuinely humble and being myself has helped me succeed in my career.” Poo Bear

“Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.” Saint Augustine

“Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.” Livy

“We should let God be the One to praise us and not praise ourselves. For God detests those who commend themselves. Let others applaud our good deeds.” Pope Clement I

“It is the desire for success that prevents humility; and without humility how can there be understanding?” Jidda Krishna murti

“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

“Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.”― Ann Landers

“Real genius is nothing else but the supernatural virtue of humility in the domain of thought.” Charles Caleb Colton

“True humility is having the understanding that, even as a small seed, we are still an important part of the greater plan. However, we are not the master planner.” Tanya Copra

“Do not embark on a quest to find pride. In humility, let pride remain lost.”

“True humility is being able to accept criticisms as graciously as we accept compliments.” Sabrina Newby

“I like people who are passionate, who have persevered, and who are clearly humble and not arrogant.”― Daniel Schwartz

“Humility is the essence of love and intelligence; it is not an achievement.” Jidda Krishna murti

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

“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.” Kevin Owens

“If you are really humble you will put yourself first when you need to take care of you.” Bryant McGill

“We have to humble ourselves and the way you do that is by serving other people.” Tim Tebow

“All the wealthiest people in the U.S. seem compelled to brag about how humble they are.”― Craig Brown

“Whenever I’m around some who is modest, I think, ‘Run like hell and all of fire.’ You don’t want modesty, you want humility.” Maya Angelou

“There is always a zone where somebody is nobody; there is always a zone where somebody is somebody and there is always a zone where nobody is nobody.” Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

“The greatest friend of truth is time, her greatest enemy is prejudice, and her constant companion is humility.” Charles Caleb Colton

“My parents are pretty good about keeping me humble. They brought me up good.”Taylor Lautner

“True humility does not know that it is humble. If it did, it would be proud from the contemplation of so fine a virtue.” Martin Luther

“Humility is clearer-eyed than ego — and that’s important because humility always works harder than ego.” Ryan Holiday

“A great man is always willing to be little.”― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change.” -Frank Lloyd Wright

“Only humility knows how to appreciate and admire the good qualities of others.”– Sri Chinmay

“My strength is my humility. When you are humble, people like you.”Mohammad Azharuddin

“Pride is concerned with who is right while humility is concerned with what is right.”– Ezra Taft Benson

“Humility is the greatest quality that a man can have, and arrogance is undoubtedly the worst.”-Maulana W. Khan

.”Humility, gentleness, and helpfulness go so much further and open doors you cannot imagine.” — Ann Tran

“No amount of praise should go to your head. You should always remain humble.” — Mohanlal

“Every day I feel humble when I experience the vibrational essence of my world.” — Debbie A. Anderson

“I always want to just stay humble, and I always want to keep climbing.” — Jon Pardi

“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.” — Lil Tjay

“It is better to be humble and happy than to be arrogant and lonely.” — Darlene Bennett

“If you’re not humble, life will visit humbleness upon you.” – Mike Tyson

“Stay humble. Always answer your phone – no matter who else is in the car.” – Jack Lemmon

“Stay humble to the craft and never forget how much it actually takes to be the main character of a documentary.” – Nicole Nielsen Hiranya

“For a man who walks in the light, to stay humble is not to walk in the dark; you don’t need to project yourself to be thought an honest man.” – Mike Norton

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

 “Great peacemakers are all people of integrity, of honesty, but humility.” – Nelson Mandela

“Humility exists only in those who are poor enough to see that they possess nothing of their own.” – Angela of Foligno

 “The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

 “You shouldn’t gloat about anything you’ve done; you ought to keep going and find something better to do.” – David Packard

“We are all stumbles, and the beauty and meaning of life are in the stumbling.” – David Brooks

“If you are humble nothing will touch you, neither praise nor disgrace, because you know what you are.” – Mother Teresa

“Be humble, hungry and the hardest worker in the room.” – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

“Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually the most ambitious and envious.” – Baruch Spinoza

 “Humility is clearer-eyed than ego – and that’s important because humility always works harder than ego.” – Ryan Holiday

“Pride is concerned with who is right while humility is concerned with what is right.” – Ezra Taft Benson

“Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.” – Thomas Merton

“All streams flow to the sea because it is lower than they are. Humility gives it its power.” – Lao Tzu

“Humility is to make a right estimate of oneself.” – Charles H. Spurgeon

“Humility is the greatest quality that a man can have, and arrogance is undoubtedly the worst.”  Maulana W. Khan

“True humility is staying teachable, regardless of how much you already know.” – Dana Arcuri

 “Humility is the most beautiful virtue that we can develop.” – Joyce Meyer

“Do you wish people to think well of you? Don’t speak well of yourself.” – Blaise Pascal

“Don’t think less of yourself, just think of yourself less.” – Ken Blanchard

“To lead the people, walk behind them.” – Lao Tzu

“To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.” ― Criss Jami

“I wish you self-esteem so high – you’re humble.” ― Lalah Delia

“A woman who holds her head up too high, is trying to breathe from her own pollution.” ― Suzy Kassem

“A relationship is likely to last way longer, if each partner convinces or has convinced themselves that they do not deserve their partner, even if that is not true.” ― Tokonoma Mokonyane

“If we remain humble and grounded in nature’s wisdom, our mind will guide us safely through the confines of unawareness and the blindness of ignorance. (“Why step out of nature ?”)” ― Erik Peerage

“You cannot be truly humble, unless you truly believe that life can and will go on without you.” ― Tokonoma Mokonyane

“A fear of weakness only strengthens weakness.” ― Criss Jami

“The humblest tasks get beautified if loving hands do them.” ― Louisa May Alcott

“I am sufficiently proud of my knowing something to be modest about my not knowing all.” ― Vladimir Nabokov

“I realize today that nothing in the world is more distasteful to a man than to take the path that leads to himself.” ― Hermann Hesse

“My opinions may have changed, but not the fact that I’m right.” ― Ashleigh Brilliant

“To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.” ― Criss Jami

“If you feel deserve to judge the arrogant, it’s a sign that you’re so far of humbleness.” ― Toba Beta

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

“You must be humble, as it is one of the greatest [forms of] worship.” ― Ali Ibn Abi Talib A.S

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