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A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest man does not talk of himself.
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Jean De La Bruyere

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Act as though you cannot fail but keep a humble spirit.
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Source Unknown

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Always remember when you are on top of the world , that the earth rotates every 24 hrs.
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Steve G. Makris

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Be plain in dress, and sober in your diet; In short, my dear, kiss me and be quiet.
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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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Be smart, but never show it.
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Louis B Mayer

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Do not make yourself so big, you are not so small.
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Jewish Proverb

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He is a modest little man who has a good deal to be modest about.
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Winston Churchill

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He seems determined to make a trumpet sound like a tin whistle.
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Aneurin Bevan

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I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty. But I am too busy thinking about myself.
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Dame Edith Sitwell

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

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Modesty forbids what the law does not.
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Seneca

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Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.
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Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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

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Modesty is the beauty of women.
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Gaelic Proverb

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Modesty is the chastity of merit, the virginity of noble souls.
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Madame de Girardin

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Modesty is the color of virtue.
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Diogenes of Sinope

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Modesty is the conscience of the body.
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Honore De Balzac

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

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

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

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No modest man ever did or ever will make a fortune.
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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

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No truly great person ever thought themselves so.
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William Hazlitt

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

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Ornaments were invented by modesty.
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Joseph Joubert

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She just wore enough for modesty; no more!
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Robert Buchanan

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