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There's a lot to be said for the fellow who doesn't say it himself.

There's a lot to be said for the fellow who doesn't say it himself.

by Maurice Switzer Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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Modesty antedates clothes and will be resumed when clothes are no more. Modesty died when clothes were born. Modesty died read more

Modesty antedates clothes and will be resumed when clothes are no more. Modesty died when clothes were born. Modesty died when false modesty was born.

by Mark Twain Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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Modesty is the only sure bait when you are fishing for praise.

Modesty is the only sure bait when you are fishing for praise.

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Like the violet, which alone
Prospers in some happy shade,
My Castara lives unknown
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Like the violet, which alone
Prospers in some happy shade,
My Castara lives unknown
To no looser eye betrayed.

by William Habington Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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What can be found equal to modesty, uncorrupt faith, the sister
of justice, and undisguised truth?
[Lat., Cui read more

What can be found equal to modesty, uncorrupt faith, the sister
of justice, and undisguised truth?
[Lat., Cui pudor et justitiae soror incorrupta fides nudaque
veritas quando ullum inveniet parem?]

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Modesty antedates clothes and will be resumed when clothes are no
more.
Modesty died when clothes were born.
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Modesty antedates clothes and will be resumed when clothes are no
more.
Modesty died when clothes were born.
Modesty died when false modesty was born.

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No modest man ever did or ever will make a fortune.

No modest man ever did or ever will make a fortune.

by Mary Wortley Montagu Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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So great is the modesty of your mind and face, Sophronius that I wonder you should ever have become a read more

So great is the modesty of your mind and face, Sophronius that I wonder you should ever have become a father

by Marcus Aurelius Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.

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

by Joseph Addison Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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