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Modesty is to merit, what shade is to figures in a picture; it
gives it strength and makes it read more

Modesty is to merit, what shade is to figures in a picture; it
gives it strength and makes it stand out.

by Jean De La Bruyere Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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Modesty and unselfishness: These are the virtues which men praise, and pass by

Modesty and unselfishness: These are the virtues which men praise, and pass by

by Andre Maurois Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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Modesty in woman is a virtue most deserving, since we do all we can to cure her of it

Modesty in woman is a virtue most deserving, since we do all we can to cure her of it

by Joseph Addison Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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When one remains modest, not after praise but after blame, then
is he really so.
[Ger., Wenn jemand read more

When one remains modest, not after praise but after blame, then
is he really so.
[Ger., Wenn jemand bescheiden bleibt, nicht beim Lobe, sondern
beim Tadel, dann ist er's.]

by Jean Paul Richter 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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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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I met the youthful lord at Laurence' cell
And gave him what becomed love I might,
Not read more

I met the youthful lord at Laurence' cell
And gave him what becomed love I might,
Not stepping o'er the bounds of modesty.

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

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

by Lord Chesterfield Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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