175 Humble Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of humble quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about be kind and humble.

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Top 10 Humble Quotes (BEST)

  1. Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful. — John Wooden
  2. Be confident. Be compassionate. Be intelligent. Be humble. Be generous. The universe returns to you what you put out. — Lauren Jauregui
  3. Fighting is a sport; if you're not humble it's going to bring humbleness to you. — Mike Tyson
  4. When you come up in the slums, having nothin make you humble — Kevin Gates
  5. Live without pretending, love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending. — Drake
  6. Not to hurt our humble brethren is our first duty to them, but to stop there is not enough. We have a higher mission - to be of service to them whenever they require it. — Francis of Assisi
  7. I am not ashamed of my past. I am not ashamed of my humble beginning. — Madam C. J. Walker
  8. Let us do our duty well; let us go straight to God; let us work to become very humble, very patient, very mortified, and very charitable. — Vincent de Paul
  9. I insist you to strive. Work, Work and only work for satisfaction with patience, humbleness and serve thy nation. — Muhammad Ali Jinnah
  10. We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free. — Kavita Ramdas

The Most Famous Humble Quotes

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It's a humbling thing being humble. — Maurice Clarett

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

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Work at being a humble person. — John Templeton

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

A humble person is not one who thinks little of himself, hangs his head and says, "I'm nothing." Rather, he is one who depends wholly on the Lord for everything, in every circumstance. — David Wilkerson

Humility makes a man richer than other men, and it makes a man judge himself the poorest among men. — Thomas Brooks

Many of those who are humiliated are not humble. Some react to humiliation with anger, others with patience, and others with freedom. The first are culpable, the next harmless, the last just. — Bernard of Clairvaux

Humility is royalty without a crown. — Spencer W. Kimball

Humility does not mean to think yourself less, but to less think of yourself. — Bhakti Tirtha Swami

The humble listen to their brothers and sisters because they assume they have something to learn. They are open to correction, and they become wiser through it. — Thomas Dubay

Short Humble Quotes

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  • Humility is the key characteristic of a worship leader. Actually, the key for any great leader. — Chris Tomlin
  • True intimacy with God always brings humility. — Beth Moore
  • The most difficult thing about being humble is not being able to brag about it. — George S. Patton
  • Humility does not mean you think less of yourself. It means you think of yourself less. — Ken Blanchard
  • The noble must make humility his root. — Lao Tzu
  • It’s not 'those who help themselves' whom God helps; it’s those who humble themselves. — C. J. Mahaney
  • We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility. — Rabindranath Tagore
  • Humility is first, second and third in Christianity. — Saint Augustine
  • It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. — Saint Augustine
  • Humility is the gateway into the grace and the favor of God. — Harold J. Warner

Humble Image Quotes

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Humble quote by Madam C. J. Walker

I am not ashamed of my past. I am not ashamed of my humble beginning. — Madam C. J. Walker

Humble quote by Pete Carroll

Stay hungry, remain humble and get better today. — Pete Carroll

Humble quote A mistake that makes you humble is better than an achievemen
A mistake that makes you humble is better than an achievement that makes you arrogant.
Humble quote by Drake

I talk slicker than a pimp from Augusta who just had his linen suit dry-cleaned — Drake

Humble quote by John Templeton

Work at being a humble person. — John Templeton

Humble quote by Lil Herb

Just the way I carry my swag and I'm humble with it too. — Lil Herb

Humble quote Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the un
Be a leader by example. Be confident and humble. Love the unloved.
Humble quote by Jack Lemmon

Stay humble. Always answer your phone - no matter who else is in the car. — Jack Lemmon

Humble quote by Bill Rodgers

The marathon can humble you. — Bill Rodgers

Humble quote by Drake

She live in a mindset that I could never move to — Drake

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Live for today, plan for tomorrow, party tonight, party tonight. — Drake

Humble quote by William Safire

Nobody stands taller than those willing to stand corrected. — William Safire

Humble quote by Drake

I could teach you how to speak my language, Rosetta Stone. — Drake

Humble quote by Teresa Palmer

I think Aussies try to stay humble. — Teresa Palmer

Humble quote by Drake

I am more than what you bargained for and nothin less than real. — Drake

Humble quote Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places, where other people s
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places, where other people see nothing.

Always Be Humble Quotes

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Be more humble than a blade of grass, more tolerant than a tree, always offering respect onto others and never expecting any in return — Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

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

Always enter like a kitten and leave like a lion. But NEVER enter like a lion and leave like a kitten. Always be humble. — Carlson Gracie

Humble quote Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars.
Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars.

Always be humble enough to learn something new. Otherwise, it's only a matter of time before your knowledge becomes outdated. — Clinton Anderson

Always asked, 'Whats the key to success?' The key is, there is no key. Be humble, hungry and always be the hardest worker in the room. — Dwayne Johnson

It is always the secure who are humble. — Gilbert K. Chesterton

Humble quote Never believe you are above or below anyone. Be humble.
Never believe you are above or below anyone. Be humble.

The soul's true greatness is in loving God and in humbling oneself in His presence, completely forgetting oneself and believing oneself to be nothing; because the Lord is great, but He is well-pleased only with the humble; He always opposes the proud. — Mary Faustina Kowalska

If you will be humble and ask God what to do, I promise you that he will always prepare a way for your deliverance. — Henry B. Eyring

People think I'm being stupid or false humble. It's not. I don't think I always fit in. Maybe it's a complex you get as someone who has always been fighting on the outside. — Jeremy Scott

Strive to be the best you can be...focus, watch, listen, and learn. Try never to be satisfied with 'good enough'...and above all, love what you do-share that passion with others, and always stay humble. Nobody likes a 'big head' no matter how good you are. — Robby Naish

Be Kind And Humble Quotes

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

Whenever we show others the goodness of God, whenever we follow our Teacher by imitating His posture of humble and ready service, our actions are sacred and ministerial. To be called into the priesthood, as all of us are, is to be called to a life of presence, of kindness. — Rachel Held Evans

To conceive music, to execute it in front of others, to make it so others can do it...it can be pretty humbling, and kind of scary. So yeah, I don't really feel in competition with anybody. Not because I feel elitist, but because I have enough self-competition. I'm always struggling. — Ryan Adams

Humble quote Work Hard, Stay Humble!
Work Hard, Stay Humble!

Do I like being thought of as attractive? I don’t know anyone on Earth who doesn’t, but I do find it funny. I look in a mirror and I see all the faults I’ve lived with for 35 years and yet people go kind of nuts for certain things about me. It’s not me being humble. I just think it’s weird. — Benedict Cumberbatch

Incline us oh God! to think humbly of ourselves, to be severe only in the examination of our own conduct, to consider our fellow-creatures with kindness, and to judge of all they say and do with that charity which we would desire from them ourselves. — Jane Austen

I'm one of those women who's not to be messed with. I'm very opinionated and boisterous at times. I'm also kind and humble. I know when to fold and when to hold and that's important. If my edge scares you, then you have a choice to remove yourself. — LisaRaye McCoy-Misick

Humble quote Be strong when you are weak, brave when you are scared, and humble when you are
Be strong when you are weak, brave when you are scared, and humble when you are victorious.

Be humble, be big in mind and soul, be kindly; you will like yourself that way and so will other people — Norman Vincent Peale

Looking deeper into African way of life, it wasn't religious; it was spiritual. When you go into spiritualism, spiritualism will teach you about virtues, how to be patient, humble and kind. — Femi Kuti

A little ego can be quite entertaining. But [Alessandro Michele is] a very humble, gentle, kind person. And I think that his humanity would probably surprise a lot of people, because he's so confident and bold in the choices that he makes. — Jared Leto

Life experiences can, at times, be quite humbling, but you learn from them. But I like the changes in my life and what kind of person they've made me into. I'm very open, not as judgmental as I was in my twenties, and a lot more compassionate. — Donna Air

Beautiful And Humble Quotes

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Nature holds the beautiful, for the artist who has the insight to extract it. Thus, beauty lies even in humble, perhaps ugly things, and the ideal, which bypasses or improves on nature, may not be truly beautiful in the end. — Albrecht Durer

Rugged strength and radiant beauty-- These were one in Nature's plan; Humble toil and heavenward duty-- These will form the perfect man. — Sarah Josepha Hale

Truth is beautiful and divine, no matter how humble its origin; it is the same in the musty boiler-room as it is in the glorious stars of heaven. — Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin

Humble quote Be strong when you are weak. Be brave when you are scared. Be humble when you ar
Be strong when you are weak. Be brave when you are scared. Be humble when you are victorious. Be badass everyday!

The new midlife is where you realize that even your failures make you more beautiful and are turned spiritually into success if you became a better person because of them. You became a more humble person. You became a more merciful and compassionate person. — Marianne Williamson

Truth is beautiful and divine no matter how humble its origin. — Mihajlo Idvorski Pupin

Stay cool, stay humble, stay beautiful, and just do the work — Merry Clayton

Humble quote We have to be humble enough to understand that there is something called mystery
We have to be humble enough to understand that there is something called mystery.

Lord, this humble house we'd keep Sweet with play and calm with sleep. Help us so that we may give Beauty to the lives we live. Let Thy love and let Thy grace Shine upon our dwelling place. — Edgar Guest

A baseball field must be the most beautiful thing in the world. It's so honest and precise. And we play on it. Every star gets humbled. Every mediocre player has a great moment. — Jim Lefebvre

When you're humble it's like wearing a beautiful flower. It inspires others. It generates energy and power. — Frederick Lenz

He neither serves nor rules, he transmits. His position is humble and the beauty at the crown is not his own. He is merely a channel. — Paul Klee

Be Humble Quotes

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The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly. — Jim Rohn

There is nothing I dread so much as the division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil under our constitution. — John Adams

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. — Saint Peter

God is not looking for extraordinary characters as His instruments, but He is looking for humble instruments through whom He can be honored throughout the ages. — A. B. Simpson

She call me the referee cause I be so official. My shirt aint got no stripes but I can make that pussy whistle. — Drake

Be daring enough to be different, humble enough to make mistakes, wild enough to be burnt in the fire of love, real enough to make others see how phony you are. — Brennan Manning

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. — Norman Vincent Peale

If you want to be respected for your actions, then your behavior must be above reproach. If our lives demonstrate that we are peaceful, humble, and trusted, this is recognized by others. — Rosa Parks

It must be felt that there is no national security but in the nation's humble, acknowledged dependence upon God and His overruling providence. — Franklin Pierce

The more humble, needy, and subdued you are before Allah, the closer you will be to Him. — Ibn Taymiyyah

Being Humble Quotes

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Leaders must be tough enough to fight, tender enough to cry, human enough to make mistakes, humble enough to admit them, strong enough to absorb the pain, and resilient enough to bounce back and keep on moving. — Jesse Jackson

The tumalt and shouting dies, The captains and the kings depart. Still stands thine ancient sacrifice, An humble and a contrite heat. Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget, lest we forget. — Rudyard Kipling

Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right. — Ezra Taft Benson

As I have said, the first thing is to be honest with yourself. You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself... Great peacemakers are all people of integrity, of honesty, but humility. — Nelson Mandela

Don't be humble... you're not that great. — Golda Meir

Mr. Lincoln was not only a great President, but a great man - too great to be small in anything. In his company I was never in any way reminded of my humble origin, or of my unpopular color. — Frederick Douglass

Success comes to those who dedicate everything to their passion in life. To be successful, it is also very important to be humble and never let fame or money travel to your head. — A. R. Rahman

And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles, no matter how long, but only by a spiritual journey, a journey of one inch, very arduous and humbling and joyful, by which we arrive at the ground at our own feet, and learn to be at home. — Wendell Berry

Keep your heart in peace and let nothing trouble you, not even your faults. You must humble yourself and amend them peacefully, without being discouraged or cast down, for God's dwelling is in peace. — Margaret Mary Alacoque

Be strong, but not rude; Be kind, but not weak; Be bold, but not bully; Be humble, but not timid; Be prooud, but not arrogant. — Zig Ziglar

Humble Man Quotes

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Do not think me mad. It is not to make money that I believe a Christian should live. The noblest thing a man can do is, just humbly to receive, and then go amongst others and give. — David Livingstone

Every one who is seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that a spirit is manifest in the laws of the Universe-a spirit vastly superior to that of man, and one in the face of which we with our modest powers must feel humble. — Albert Einstein

If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail. — Francis Quarles

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. — Louis Farrakhan

In life I learned that you should not brag, until you've done it And even worse than that.. Could you do it again?? That's why I'm always humble, humbleness is a brave man's obligation, since he knows what it takes to accomplish a great deed — Renzo Gracie

A poor but humble man who gives nothing to charity is preferrable to a rich but haughty man who does. — Nachman of Breslov

I couldn't get any jobs, and when that happens, you get so humble it's disgusting. I didn't feel like a man anymore -- I felt really creepy. I was bumping into walls and saying, Excuse me. — Joe Pesci

If a man from humble beginnings gets rich, he will carry his umbrella at midnight. — Indian Proverbs

A humble man who lives a spiritual life, when he reads the Holy Scriptures, while relate all things to himself and not to others. — Mark the Evangelist

What man, if he were God, would humble himself to lie in the feedbox of a donkey or to hang upon a cross? — Martin Luther

Stay Humble Quotes

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Never forgetting from where I came and no matter where I'm headed I promise to stay the same — Drake

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Stay hungry, remain humble and get better today. — Pete Carroll

Keep trying. Stay humble, Trust your instincts. Most importantly, act. When you come to a fork in the road, take it. — Yogi Berra

Bitcoin extends its unbroken streak of making really smart people look really stupid. Stay humble, stack sats. — Robert Breedlove

Stay humble, stay grounded, remember what got you to that level-and that’s hard work. — Tim Howard

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Stay humble. Always answer your phone - no matter who else is in the car. — Jack Lemmon

I just want to keep working hard, stay humble, and keep trying to win games. — Damian Lillard

It's not the truth that you know, but the truth that you obey that matters. — Johnny Hunt

Be smart, but never show it. — Louis B. Mayer

I want to stay humble, but I have to talk because the other guys talk too much, and I understand the crazy power the UFC PR machine has. — Khabib Nurmagomedov

Humble Yourself Quotes

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Don’t ever sell yourself short. Stand tall. Never be ashamed of who you are. You are beautiful, you are loved. You are needed. You are worth it. Promise me you won’t forget that. Promise me you won’t let your scars define who you are. Let your trials shape you. Let your victories humble you. — Jennifer Nettles

You have to be true to yourself and remain humble. Whether you win or lose, you've got to treat everyone the same, and be who you are. — Randy Couture

Am I getting nobler, better, more helpful, more humble, as I get older? Am I exhibiting the life that men take knowledge of as having been with Jesus, or am I getting more self-assertive, more deliberately determined to have my own way? It is a great thing to tell yourself the truth. — Oswald Chambers

The true way to be humble is not to stoop until you are smaller than yourself, but to stand at your real height against some higher nature that will show you what the real smallness of your greatness is. — Phillips Brooks

Rap comes from the humble beginnings of rebelling against the status quo. Now, rappers have become the status quo themselves. You can't rebel against the Queen and then become the Queen yourself. I attribute much of the blame to testosterone-male dominance and patriarchy. — Chuck D

You really have to humble yourself and take your ass whippings to understand that you can learn something from somebody — Dominick Cruz

Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less. Humility is thinking more of others. — Rick Warren

The more you care about the powerless, the more power you have. The more you serve those with no influence, the more influence God gives you. The more you humble yourself, the more you're honored by others. — Rick Warren

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

But your job is to work upon yourself: for this you are chosen; the rest is in the hands of God. He who humbles himself shall be exalted. — Theophan the Recluse

Humble Heart Quotes

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God is more concerned with conforming me to the likeness of His Son than leaving me in my comfort zones. God is more interested in inward qualities than outward circumstances - things like refining my faith, humbling my heart, cleaning up my thought life and strengthening my character. — Joni Eareckson Tada

Fasting cleanses the soul, raises the mind, subjects one’s flesh to the spirit, renders the heart contrite and humble, scatters the clouds of concupiscence, quenches the fire of lust, and kindles the true light of chastity. — Saint Augustine

The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual - for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost. — M. Scott Peck

If we really love and cherish Taiwan, we should hold our hands in unity to protect our country and our democratic values with the most humble and tolerant hearts. — Chen Shui-bian

You don't even have to ask twice, you could have my heart or we could share it like the last slice. — Drake

Unified worship points us beyond the methodology to the true heart and goal of worship as God's people humbly come together unified in the Spirit to worship Christ! — Scott Wesley Brown

The keys to the life of the heart lie in reflecting upon the Quran, being humble before Allah in secret, and leaving sins. — Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya

Jesus had a humble heart. If He abides in us, pride will never dominate our lives. — Billy Graham

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. — Alfred Eisenstaedt

Ministers should not pray so loud, and long, as to exhaust the strength. It is not necessary to weary the throat and lungs in prayer. God's ear is ever open to hear the heart-felt petitions of his humble servants, and he does not require them to wear out the organs of speech in addressing him. — Ellen G. White

Humble Person Quotes

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I'm a really humble person and I'm a really on-the-go person. For me, it's never that serious. — Joey Badass

It is both humiliating and humbling to discover that a single generation after the events that constructed me as a public personality, I am remembered as a hairdo. — Angela Davis

A humble person is more likely to be self confident... a person with real humility knows how much they are loved. — Cornelius Plantinga

Bold love is courageously setting aside our personal agenda to move humbly into the world of others with their well-being in view, willing to risk further pain in our souls, in order to be an aroma of life to some and an aroma of death to others. — Dan B. Allender

That man is truly humble who neither claims any personal merit in the sight of God, nor proudly despises brethren, or aims at being thought superior to them, but reckons it enough that he is one of the members of Christ, and desires nothing more than that the Head alone should be exalted. — John Calvin

Only a bad person needs to repent: only a good person can repent perfectly. — C. S. Lewis

personally my ambition is to get my time as a cockroach shortened for good behavior and be promoted to a revenue officer it is not much of a step up but i am humble — Don Marquis

I do not concern myself with my inability to feel such comfort amidst humans (other than with very few friends and family), but, rather, am simply thankful that at least dogs exist, and I’m humbly aware of how much less a person I’d be – how less a human – if they did not exist. — Rick Bass

When it's personal and painful, humble yourself. — James MacDonald

The person who is truly effective has the humility and reverence to recognize his own perceptual limitations and to appreciate the rich resources available through interaction with the hearts and minds of other human beings. — Stephen Covey

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The essence of America - that which really unites us - is not ethnicity, or nationality or religion - it is an idea - and what an idea it is: That you can come from humble circumstances and do great things. — Condoleezza Rice

True ambition is not what we thought it was. True ambition is the profound desire to live usefully and walk humbly under the grace of God. — Bill W.

During the year 1957, I experienced, by the grace of God, a spiritual awakening which was to lead me to a richer, fuller, more productive life. At that time, in gratitude, I humbly asked to be given the means and privilege to make others happy through music. I feel this has been granted through His grace. ALL PRAISE TO GOD. — John Coltrane

Perhaps, a sin that humbles you is better than a good deed that makes you arrogant. — Hamza Yusuf

The self-confidence of the warrior is not the self-confidence of the average man. The average man seeks certainty in the eyes of the onlooker and calls that self-confidence. The warrior seeks impeccability in his own eyes and calls that humbleness. The average man is hooked to his fellow men, while the warrior is hooked only to infinity. — Carlos Castaneda

The gate of heaven is very low; only the humble can enter it. — Elizabeth Ann Seton

I am cocky in prediction, I am confident in preparation but I am always humble in victory or defeat. — Conor McGregor

The most holy and necessary practice in our spiritual life is the presence of God. That means finding constant pleasure in His divine company, speaking humbly and lovingly with him in all seasons, at every moment, without limiting the conversation in any way. — Brother Lawrence

Hate no one, no matter how much they've wronged you. Live humbly, no matter how wealthy you become. Think positively, no matter how hard life is. Give much, even if you've been given little. Keep in touch with the ones who have forgotten you, and forgive who has wronged you, and do not stop praying for the best for those you love. — Ali ibn Abi Talib

A truly humble man is sensible of his natural distance from God; of his dependence on Him; of the insufficiency of his own power and wisdom; and that it is by God's power that he is upheld and provided for, and that he needs God's wisdom to lead and guide him, and His might to enable him to do what he ought to do for Him. — Jonathan Edwards

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