Quotes on Humility

“Humility is perfect quietness of heart. It is to expect nothing, to wonder at nothing that is done to me, to feel nothing done against me. It is to be at rest when nobody praises me, and when I am blamed or despised. It is to have a blessed home in the Lord, where I can go in and shut the door, and kneel to my Father in secret, and am at peace as in a deep sea of calmness, when all around and above is trouble. The humble person is not one who thinks meanly of himself, he simply does not think of himself at all.” Andrew Murray


A businessman once asked Lorne Sanny, president of the Navigators, how he could know when he had a servant’s attitude. His reply: “By how you act when you are treated like one.”

“I have more trouble with myself than with any other man I have ever met.” D. L. Moody

“I heard of the pastor who was voted the most humble pastor in America. His congregation gave him a medal that said, “To the most humble pastor in America.” Then they took it away from him on Sunday because he wore it.” Charles R. Swindoll

A mother whale once warned her son, “Remember, it is when you go to the top and start blowing that you get harpooned.”

“My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people- those who take the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try and be in the first group, for there is much less competition there.” Indira Ghandi