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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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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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Can it be
That modesty may more betray our sense
Than woman's lightness? Having waste ground enough,
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Can it be
That modesty may more betray our sense
Than woman's lightness? Having waste ground enough,
Shall we desire to raze the sanctuary
And pitch our evils there?

by William Shakespeare Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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Give place to your betters.
[Lat., De locum melioribus.]

Give place to your betters.
[Lat., De locum melioribus.]

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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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Modesty is that feeling by which honorable shame acquires a
valuable and lasting authority.

Modesty is that feeling by which honorable shame acquires a
valuable and lasting authority.

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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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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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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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