Down To Earth Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old down to earth quotes, down to earth sayings, and down to earth proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The humble ones are always learning and improving, and their secret is always that it's a secret.     

Criss Jami

To be humble is to be teachable.     

Richard G. Scott

Be humble and grateful for what you have and the universe will reward your gratitude.     

Joe Sacco

People who are humble don't talk too much; they listen.     

Frederick Lenz

It is necessary to be humble in order to learn.     

Paulo Coelho

Be humble, if thou would'st attain to wisdom. Be humbler still, when wisdom thou hast mastered.     

H Hahn Blavatsky

The humble man makes room for progress; the proud man believes he is already there.     

Ed Parker

Be humble, believe in yourself, and have the love of the world in your heart.     

Michael Jackson

Being humble and sweet is the hardest thing you can do.     

Jemima Kirke

The day you become humble is the day you become successful.     

Naveen Jain

Humble living does not diminish. It fills. Going back to a simpler self gives wisdom.     


Humble Hearts have humble desires.     

George Herbert

Be humble in order to attain enlightenment. Thus, after attaining it, be more humble still.     

Samael Aun Weor

A humble person never stops learning.     

Todd Blackledge

If you want to become humble, the first thing you have to admit is that you are proud.     

Michael Catt

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

John Templeton

Greatness is to stay humble when the whole world calls you great!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

If you're humble and hardworking, opportunities will arise for you.     


Every challenge makes us to humble our selves. We learn to know and depend on our Creator.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Learn to humble yourself, you are but earth and clay.     

Thomas a Kempis

Humble souls are fearful of their own strength.     

William Gurnall

There's a difference to being humble and being humbled.     

Fraser Young

We need to be humble in the face of uncertainty.     

Paul DePodesta

Being humble matters.     

Kevin Hart

Being humble doesn't mean you lose; it means you have won. Give the victory to others.     

Tsem Tulku

Stay humble, stay grounded, remember what got you to that level-and that's hard work.     

Tim Howard

If you are humble enough to admit to your flaws then you are capable of correcting them.     

Innocent Mwatsikesimbe

Being humble is cooler than being famous.     

Robin Sharma

Nonchalance is the ability to remain down to earth when everything else is up in the air.     

Earl Wilson

Be honest and humble enough to learn from everybody.     

Ricardo Liborio