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Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.

Tags: Guard, Virtue  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

Modesty is the conscience of the body.

Tags: Body, Conscience  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac

Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.

Tags: Overrated, Virtue  ✍ Author: John Kenneth Galbraith

Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.

Tags: Art, Pretending  ✍ Author: Katharine Hepburn

I think in the world of indie music there's this sort of false modesty.

Tags: False, Music  ✍ Author: Alex Kapranos

Bling is over. Red carpet covered with rhinestones is out. I call it 'the new modesty.'

Tags: Call, Red  ✍ Author: Karl Lagerfeld

Modesty forbids what the law does not.

Tags: Law  ✍ Author: Albert Schweitzer

Modesty should be typical of the success of a champion.

Tags: Champion, Success  ✍ Author: Major Taylor

His modesty amounts to deformity.

Tags: Deformity  ✍ Author: Margot Asquith

Modesty is my best quality.

Tags: Best, Quality  ✍ Author: Jack Benny

As in all his subsequent dealings with France, Ho Chi Minh's demands were a model of modesty.

Tags: France, Model  ✍ Author: Wilfred Burchett

Modesty used to be considered a natural female attribute. No more.

Tags: Natural, Used  ✍ Author: Linda Chavez

Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.

Tags: Praise, Sure  ✍ Author: Lord Chesterfield

If modesty disappeared, so would exhibitionism.

 ✍ Author: Tre Cool

Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.

Tags: Seldom, Virtues  ✍ Author: Oliver Goldsmith

It rarely adds anything to say, 'In my opinion' - not even modesty. Naturally a sentence is only your opinion; and you are not the Pope.

Tags: Opinion, Rarely  ✍ Author: Paul Goodman

To test a modest man's modesty do not investigate if he ignores applause, find out if he abides criticism.

Tags: Criticism, Test  ✍ Author: Franz Grillparzer

Modesty is not one of my virtues.

Tags: Virtues  ✍ Author: Alan King

Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered.

Tags: Conscience, False  ✍ Author: Harriet Martineau

True it is that covetousness is rich, modesty starves.

Tags: Rich, True  ✍ Author: John Milton

Modesty is the color of virtue.

Tags: Color, Virtue  ✍ Author: Gary Sinise

Nothing can atone for the lack of modesty; without which beauty is ungraceful and wit detestable.

Tags: Beauty, Lack  ✍ Author: Peter Steele

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