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Her modest looks the cottage might adorn,
Sweet as the primrose peeps beneath the thorn.

Her modest looks the cottage might adorn,
Sweet as the primrose peeps beneath the thorn.

by Oliver Goldsmith 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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Modesty is my best quality

Modesty is my best quality

by Jack Benny Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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Nothing can atone for the lack of modesty; without which beauty is ungraceful and wit detestable.

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

by Sir Richard Steele Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help

It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help

by Miss Manners Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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Modesty is the conscience of the body.

Modesty is the conscience of the body.

by Honore De Balzac Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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Why, to hear Betsy Bobbet talk about wimmin's throwin' their
modesty away, you would think if they ever went read more

Why, to hear Betsy Bobbet talk about wimmin's throwin' their
modesty away, you would think if they ever went to the political
pole, they would have to take their dignity and modesty and throw
'em against the pole, and go without any all the rest of their
lives.

by Marietta Holley Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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The modesty's a candle to thy merit.

The modesty's a candle to thy merit.

by Henry Fielding Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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Some are made modest by great praise, others insolent.

Some are made modest by great praise, others insolent.

by Friedrich Nietzsche Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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