Saturday, 27 April 2013

Modesty


A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of. - Joseph Addison

A modest man is usually admired – if people ever hear of him. - Ed Howe
Modesty forbids what the law does not. - Seneca

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

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

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

True modesty and true pride are much the same thing: both consist in setting a just value on ourselves – neither more nor less. - Unknown

When you try to be too modest, just remember that you are not that fantastic. - Unknown

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