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Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.

Tags: Become, Wish  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

Friends are really important, especially when you've had the successes that I've had. I've gone really far in my career, so they're the ones that keep you humble, keep your feet on the ground.

Tags: Career, Friends  ✍ Author: Ferran Adria

It's hard to be humble, when you're as great as I am.

Tags: Great, Hard  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

At home I am a nice guy: but I don't want the world to know. Humble people, I've found, don't get very far.

Tags: Home, Nice  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

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.

Tags: Mind, Religion  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.

Tags: Real, Why  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

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.

Tags: Him, Religion  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

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.

Tags: Lonely, Work  ✍ Author: Mother Teresa

I've never had a humble opinion. If you've got an opinion, why be humble about it?

Tags: Opinion, Why  ✍ Author: Joan Baez

You gotta love these Christians, they're humble people.

Tags: Christians, Love  ✍ Author: Stephen Baldwin

Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.

Tags: Mind, Proud  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

I really do not see much use in exalting the humble and meek; they do not remain humble and meek long when they are exalted.

Tags: Meek, Remain  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

What I do quite honestly and seriously and not in any way being humble is not as important as what the garbage collector does. People make actors important.

Tags: Quite, Seriously  ✍ Author: James Caan

Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger.

Tags: Anger, Simple  ✍ Author: James Cagney

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

Tags: Enough, Understand  ✍ Author: Paulo Coelho

My mom came from such humble beginnings and especially my dad as well. He didn't go to university.

Tags: Dad, Mom  ✍ Author: Christopher Eccleston

But I will say this: In my humble opinion, knowing nothing about it, I do believe that they have remote viewers working on where Osama Bin Laden is. I absolutely, 100%, convinced of that.

Tags: Opinion, Working  ✍ Author: Aaron Eckhart

Once the amateur's naive approach and humble willingness to learn fades away, the creative spirit of good photography dies with it. Every professional should remain always in his heart an amateur.

Tags: Good, Heart  ✍ Author: Alfred Eisenstaedt

But I don't really care for directors flaring up and trying to humble some actor, which they would do to try and make an example out of them so everybody else would stay on the ball - and David wasn't anything like that.

Tags: Care, Trying  ✍ Author: Richard Farnsworth

I am not the same man I was 35 years ago. And I hope that five years and ten years from now, I'll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.

Tags: Good, Hope  ✍ Author: Louis Farrakhan

And I hope that five years and 10 years from now, I'll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.

Tags: Good, Hope  ✍ Author: Louis Farrakhan

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

Tags: Love, Speak  ✍ Author: Sigmund Freud
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In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

Tags: Science, Single  ✍ Author: Galileo Galilei

The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.

Tags: Good, Society  ✍ Author: John W. Gardner

Well I think they broke the mould when they made me and being humble is one of my great assets.

Tags: Broke, Great  ✍ Author: Larry Hagman

He is a very humble man, that thinks not himself better than some others.

Tags: Himself, Others  ✍ Author: Joseph Hall

Artists are taught to be humble about their impact, especially in folk music. It's so ingrained that I have a hard time even thinking I had any impact other than what a normal hit song would have.

Tags: Music, Time  ✍ Author: Janis Ian

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

Tags: Others, Real  ✍ Author: Washington Irving

You know, when I have a bad game, it continues to humble me and know that, you know, you still have work to do and you still have a lot of people to impress.

Tags: Bad, Work  ✍ Author: LeBron James

You know, my family and friends have never been yes-men: 'Yes, you're doing the right thing, you're always right.' No, they tell me when I'm wrong, and that's why I've been able to stay who I am and stay humble.

Tags: Family, Friends  ✍ Author: LeBron James

I'm probably one of the must humble people you'll ever meet.

Tags: Meet  ✍ Author: Mike James

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

Tags: Die, Poor  ✍ Author: Pope John XXIII

The Pulitzer has nothing to do with me; it's more about people's perceptions of me, whatever they may be. I'm not being humble - I honestly do not and cannot think about that. It's a lovely piece of crystal on my bookcase, but that's all it is to me.

Tags: Cannot, May  ✍ Author: David Lindsay-Abaire

My chief concern is to try to be an humble, earnest Christian.

Tags: Christian, Try  ✍ Author: Robert E. Lee

Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.

Tags: Enough, Strong  ✍ Author: Douglas MacArthur

I love the idea of living a life that is completely humble and quiet.

Tags: Life, Love  ✍ Author: Andie MacDowell

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

Tags: Talent, Thankful  ✍ Author: Connie Mack

Yes, I am proud, and very humble too.

Tags: Proud, Yes  ✍ Author: Anne Sullivan Macy

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

Tags: Stand, Winner  ✍ Author: John Madden

I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people.

Tags: Here, Stand  ✍ Author: Nelson Mandela

The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind.

Tags: Makes, Success  ✍ Author: W. Somerset Maugham

One may be humble out of pride.

Tags: May, Pride  ✍ Author: Michel de Montaigne

I set forth a humble and inglorious life; that does not matter. You can tie up all moral philosophy with a common and private life just as well as with a life of richer stuff. Each man bears the entire form of man's estate.

Tags: Life, Philosophy  ✍ Author: Michel de Montaigne

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

Tags: May, Truth  ✍ Author: Jawaharlal Nehru

I come from very humble origins, so the last thing I would ever do is to look down my nose at people who can't afford to come here to my shop.

Tags: Here, Last  ✍ Author: Bruce Oldfield

At this point in my career, I don't have to deal with audition rejections. So I get my rejection from other things. My children can make me feel rejected. They can humble you pretty quick.

Tags: Career, Children  ✍ Author: Al Pacino

I came from rather humble beginnings.

Tags: Beginnings, Rather  ✍ Author: Teresa Palmer

I think Aussies try to stay humble.

Tags: Stay, Try  ✍ Author: Teresa Palmer

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

Tags: God, Jesus  ✍ Author: Blaise Pascal

How did we win the election in the year 2000? We talked about a humble foreign policy: No nation-building; don't police the world. That's conservative, it's Republican, it's pro-American - it follows the founding fathers. And, besides, it follows the Constitution.

Tags: Win, Year  ✍ Author: Ron Paul

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

Tags: Humility, Sense  ✍ Author: William Penn

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.

Tags: Great, Simple  ✍ Author: Joseph Ratzinger

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.

Tags: Another, Matter  ✍ Author: Rainer Maria Rilke

One my favorite things is to go to the provinces of Russia and see the 18th century wood churches with the onion dome architecture. These humble wonders of incredible imagination of architects that were obviously not living in places like Paris or London, but they've created these amazing churches.

Tags: Amazing, Living  ✍ Author: Andre Leon Talley

The immediate, highest priority need, in my humble opinion, is that we build quickly the interim structures that can channel water away from population and businesses in the New Orleans area.

Tags: Away, Opinion  ✍ Author: Billy Tauzin

For me, it's a great opportunity on a public platform to get on your knees and humble myself and thank the Lord for all the blessings he's put in my life.

Tags: Great, Life  ✍ Author: Tim Tebow

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

Tags: Ourselves, Serving  ✍ Author: Tim Tebow

So much of how we act and what we do is based on humility or pride - that's everything. And when you can humble yourself, you know, we are more like Christ when we can humble ourselves.

Tags: Humility, Yourself  ✍ Author: Tim Tebow

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

Tags: Become, May  ✍ Author: John Templeton

The correct description is that we try every day to become more humble when we talk about divinity, we try to realize how little we know and how open minded we should be.

Tags: Become, Try  ✍ Author: John Templeton

Work at being a humble person.

Tags: Work  ✍ Author: John Templeton

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?

Tags: End, Work  ✍ Author: Henry David Thoreau

I just want to be humble at all times.

Tags: Times  ✍ Author: Mike Tyson

I have this complex. I don't like too much exposure. I don't know why it is. Maybe it's bred in me, because my dad always told me to be humble and don't think you're too good.

Tags: Dad, Good  ✍ Author: Mark Viduka

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

Tags: Her, Lies  ✍ Author: Edmund Waller

I doubt the terrorists saw 9/11 as a teaching opportunity. And we're not really a culture geared to anything as humble as 'learning.' But I was disappointed in how quickly everyone wanted to get back to normal. It was as if we watched terrorism on TV for a while, then got bored and turned back to 'American Idol.'

Tags: Doubt, Learning  ✍ Author: Jess Walter

I am very humble, and I am very gracious and very grateful for everything that happens to me and about me and around me.

Tags: Grateful, Happens  ✍ Author: Lil Wayne

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.

Tags: God, Grateful  ✍ Author: John Wooden

If we remain humble and hungry, we can win.

Tags: Hungry, Win  ✍ Author: Dave Allison

I come from a pop background, but I'm also a Puerto Rican and I do feel this music. My approach to salsa is a humble one, and I defy anybody to prove that I'm faking it.

Tags: Anybody, Music  ✍ Author: Marc Anthony

Bombino's a super modest guy, very nice. His whole crew is a bunch of characters and he's definitely the Grand Poobah. I don't think the other guys are that much younger than him, but he definitely feels like the wise man; you just sort of get that sense when you're around him. He doesn't say that much but he's humble and well-respected.

Tags: Nice, Wise  ✍ Author: Dan Auerbach

The praise that comes from love does not make us vain, but more humble.

Tags: Love, Praise  ✍ Author: James M. Barrie

Welcome, wild harbinger of spring! To this small nook of earth; Feeling and fancy fondly cling, Round thoughts which owe their birth, To thee, and to the humble spot, Where chance has fixed thy lowly lot.

Tags: Feeling, Thoughts  ✍ Author: Bernard Barton

Let me tell you - when I was standing there on top of the world, you become so humble. You don't think about breaking records anymore, you don't think about gaining scientific data - the only thing that you want is to come back alive.

Tags: Become, Tell  ✍ Author: Felix Baumgartner

If I was freer than I had ever been in my life, I was not yet entirely free, for I still hung on to an idea that had been set deep in me by all my schooling so far: I was a bright boy and I ought to make something out of myself... something else that would be a cut or two above my humble origins.

Tags: Deep, Life  ✍ Author: Wendell Berry

I am but one member of a vast team made up of many organizations, officials, thousands of scientists, and millions of farmers - mostly small and humble - who for many years have been fighting a quiet, oftentimes losing war on the food production front.

Tags: Food, War  ✍ Author: Norman Borlaug

I think we were always humble.

 ✍ Author: Sherrod Brown

Sincerity may be humble but she cannot be servile.

Tags: Cannot, May  ✍ Author: George Byron

Every day I'm trying to be more humble and how do you do that? I guess, every day, we have mass. Every day, I pray the rosary. That's what I do.

Tags: Guess, Trying  ✍ Author: Jim Caviezel

This man, although he appeared so humble and embarrassed in his air and manners, and passed so unheeded, had inspired me with such a feeling of horror by the unearthly paleness of his countenance, from which I could not avert my eyes, that I was unable longer to endure it.

Tags: Eyes, Feeling  ✍ Author: Adelbert von Chamisso

When I'm onstage they know I'm honest, and I try to be as humble as I can.

Tags: Honest, Try  ✍ Author: Chubby Checker

Here's the deal with Matty Morrison: He is the most unassuming, nicest, most humble guy, who also happens to be extremely talented.

Tags: Happens, Here  ✍ Author: Victoria Clark

Now my poor hometown is being castigated as the center of an IRS scandal. Humble workers at the Cincinnati office targeted Tea Party groups and other conservative organizations for special scrutiny when those groups applied for tax-exempt status. There's no conceivable excuse for that. It was deeply, deeply wrong.

Tags: Poor, Special  ✍ Author: Gail Collins

The companies we admire are like the people we admire: resilient, authentic, personable, collaborative, ambitious, and humble.

Tags: Admire, Ambitious  ✍ Author: Roscoe Conkling

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

Tags: Knowledge, Wisdom  ✍ Author: William Cowper

Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.

Tags: Knows, Wisdom  ✍ Author: William Cowper

He was a fantastic player, but the thing that impressed me most about Paul was his manner off the pitch. He was always very humble about his achievements and had a lot of time for the paying public and people in general.

Tags: Off, Time  ✍ Author: Kenny Cunningham

Sport has given me drive and discipline. It also taught me to remain humble.

Tags: Discipline, Drive  ✍ Author: Charlene, Princess of Monaco

There's a humble beauty about listening to period instruments that I like.

Tags: Beauty, Listening  ✍ Author: Park Chan-wook

Never be haughty to the humble or humble to the haughty.

Tags: Haughty  ✍ Author: Jefferson Davis

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

Tags: Best, Yourself  ✍ Author: Joe Davis

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.

Tags: Legal, Opinion  ✍ Author: Ted Demme

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.

Tags: Learned, Work  ✍ Author: Stephen Dorff

I've learned how to stay humble. I don't want to get in over my head because when you do that it takes you off your game.

Tags: Game, Learned  ✍ Author: Gabby Douglas

Let us lose none of their humble words, let us note their slightest gestures, and tell me, tell me that we will think of them together, now and later, when we realise the misery of the times and the magnitude of their sacrifice.

Tags: Together, Words  ✍ Author: Georges Duhamel

To God be humble, to thy friend be kind, and with thy neighbors gladly lend and borrow; His chance tonight, it maybe thine tomorrow.

Tags: God, Tomorrow  ✍ Author: Paul Laurence Dunbar

I'm humble enough to wait and just chill. I'm having fun just working with these good people, man.

Tags: Fun, Good  ✍ Author: Mike Epps

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.

Tags: Blessed, Great  ✍ Author: Mike Epps

I'm a humble guy, okay?

Tags: Guy, Okay  ✍ Author: Richard Paul Evans

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

Tags: Music, Opinion  ✍ Author: Gordon Getty

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