- A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.
[ Does Eloquence Every Great Just Man Modesty Off Only Possessed Reasonable Recommend Sets Talent Which]
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- Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.
[ Also Guard Modesty Only Ornament Virtue]
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- When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
[ Beautiful Brighter Charms Enlighten Heaven Her Influence Lustre Modesty Power Resist Stars Than Vain Virtue Woman]
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- Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
[ Charm Conceit Consciousness Danger Even Finest Genius Goodness Great Long Modesty Much Overlooked Possessing Power Real Satisfy Should Spoils Talent Using Well Will]
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- You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
[ Charm Conceit Danger Finest Genius Gifts Good Goodness Great Little Long Many Modesty Much Need Overlooked Parading Power Real Spoils Talent Them Virtues Will]
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- I think that for the highest achievements nowadays... need to have the stable as a rock scientific base. And also need to own modesty.
[ Achievements Also Base Highest Modesty Need Nowadays Own Rock Scientific Stable Think]
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- His modesty amounts to deformity.
[ Amounts Deformity His Modesty]
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- Modesty is the conscience of the body.
[ Body Conscience Modesty]
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- No age, sex, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one is vastly beneath the rank of man.
[ Above Absolute Age Below Beneath Condition Man Modesty Necessity Rank Sex Vastly Without]
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- No sex, age, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one vastly beneath the rank of man.
[ Above Absolute Age Below Beneath Condition Man Modesty Necessity Rank Sex Vastly Without]
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- The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity.
[ Balance Between Conceit Delicate Modesty Popularity]
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- Modesty is my best quality.
[ Best Modesty Quality]
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- At least I have the modesty to admit that lack of modesty is one of my failings.
[ Admit Failings Lack Least Modesty]
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- As in all his subsequent dealings with France, Ho Chi Minh's demands were a model of modesty.
[ Chi Dealings Demands France His Ho Minh Model Modesty Subsequent Were]
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- In all modesty, we must admit that governments are not always the best doctors when it comes to diagnosing economic ailments and prescribing the right treatment.
[ Admit Ailments Always Best Comes Doctors Economic Governments Modesty Must Prescribing Right Treatment]
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- Modesty used to be considered a natural female attribute. No more.
[ Attribute Considered Female Modesty More Natural Used]
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- Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
[ Angle Bait Modesty Only Praise Sure]
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- Sincerity is not a spontaneous flower nor is modesty either.
[ Either Flower Modesty Nor Sincerity Spontaneous]
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- Learning gives us a fuller conviction of the imperfections of our nature; which one would think, might dispose us to modesty.
[ Conviction Dispose Fuller Gives Imperfections Learning Might Modesty Nature Our Think Us Which Would]
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- He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
[ Difficult Find Good His Make Modesty Speaks Will Without Words]
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- One of the problems with sex education... is that it also strips kids - especially girls - of their modesty to have every detail of anatomy, physiology and condom usage made explicit.
[ Also Anatomy Condom Detail Education Especially Every Explicit Girls Kids Made Modesty Physiology Problems Sex Strips Their Usage]
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- If modesty and candor are necessary to an author in his judgment of his own works, no less are they in his reader.
[ Author Candor His Judgment Less Modesty Necessary Own Reader Works]
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- Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
[ Modesty Overrated Vastly Virtue]
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- Good taste is the modesty of the mind; that is why it cannot be either imitated or acquired.
[ Acquired Cannot Either Good Imitated Mind Modesty Taste Why]
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- With sincere modesty, if there is such a thing, I have never thought of legacy at all. I am always grateful if people like what I have done. A legacy is something no one can forsee.
[ Always Am Done Grateful Legacy Modesty Never Sincere Something Such Thing Thought]
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- Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.
[ Enriched Modesty Nobler Resides Seldom Virtues]
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- It rarely adds anything to say, "In my opinion" - not even modesty. Naturally a sentence is only your opinion; and you are not the Pope.
[ Adds Anything Even Modesty Naturally Only Opinion Pope Rarely Say Sentence Your]
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- To test a modest man's modesty do not investigate if he ignores applause, find out if he abides criticism.
[ Abides Applause Criticism Find Ignores Investigate Man Modest Modesty Out Test]
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- There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity, modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit; and there is no true beauty without the signatures of these graces in the very countenance.
[ Beauty Better Calmness Cosmetics Countenance Graces Gracious Humility Modesty Purity Severe Signatures Spirit Temper Temperance Than These True Very Without]
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- Modesty is the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
[ Art Aware Charm Enhancing Gentle Modesty Pretending Your]
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- Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
[ Art Aware Charm Enhancing Gentle Modesty Pretending Your]
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- Remember that with her clothes a woman puts off her modesty.
[ Clothes Her Modesty Off Puts Remember Woman]
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- Nothing so soothes our vanity as a display of greater vanity in others; it make us vain, in fact, of our modesty.
[ Display Fact Greater Make Modesty Nothing Others Our Soothes Us Vain Vanity]
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- I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
[ Appeal Blue Clothes Expression Had Hope Invented Jeans Modesty Most Often Practical Relaxed Said Sex Simplicity Spectacular Wish]
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- I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
[ Appeal Blue Clothes Expression Had Hope Invented Jeans Modesty Sex Simplicity Wish]
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- No education can be of true advantage to young women but that which trains them up in humble industry, in great plainness of living, in exact modesty of dress.
[ Advantage Dress Education Exact Great Humble Industry Living Modesty Them Trains True Up Which Women Young]
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- It isn't false modesty when I say this, but although I am supposed to be a famous person it doesn't mean anything to me. I just sit at home and work.
[ Although Am Anything False Famous Home Just Mean Modesty Person Say Sit Supposed Work]
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- It is strange that modesty is the rule for women when what they most value in men is boldness.
[ Boldness Men Modesty Most Rule Strange Value Women]
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- I do not believe in sex distinction in literature, law, politics, or trade - or that modesty and virtue are more becoming to women than to men, but wish we had more of it everywhere.
[ Becoming Believe Distinction Everywhere Had Law Literature Men Modesty More Politics Sex Than Trade Virtue Wish Women]
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- Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.
[ According Actions Bad Because Built Does Either Follow Good Impudence May Modesty Motive Nature Our Passion Performed Shame Upon Vice Virtue]
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- Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered.
[ Conscience Endangered False Fidelity Inconsistent Modesty Only Retiring Succumb Thus Which]
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- Modesty and unselfishness - these are the virtues which men praise - and pass by.
[ Men Modesty Pass Praise These Unselfishness Virtues Which]
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- True it is that covetousness is rich, modesty starves.
[ Covetousness Modesty Rich Starves True]
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- Some are blessed with musical ability, others with good looks. Myself, I was blessed with modesty.
[ Ability Blessed Good Looks Modesty Musical Myself Others Some]
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- Our life is half natural and half technological. Half-and-half is good. You cannot deny that high-tech is progress. We need it for jobs. Yet if you make only high-tech, you make war. So we must have a strong human element to keep modesty and natural life.
[ Cannot Deny Element Good Half High-Tech Human Jobs Keep Life Make Modesty Must Natural Need Only Our Progress Strong Technological War Yet]
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- We must watch over our modesty in the presence of those who cannot understand its grounds.
[ Cannot Grounds Modesty Must Our Over Presence Those Understand Watch]
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- Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
[ Although Begins Children Evil Knowledge Man Modesty Natural Only]
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- "Sex" is as important as eating or drinking and we ought to allow the one appetite to be satisfied with as little restraint or false modesty as the other.
[ Allow Appetite Drinking Eating False Important Little Modesty Other Ought Restraint Satisfied Sex]
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- With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.
[ Ability Great Honesty Hypocrisy Limited Merely Modesty Possess Talent Those]
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- I knew I was a winner back in the late sixties. I knew I was destined for great things. People will say that kind of thinking is totally immodest. I agree. Modesty is not a word that applies to me in any way - I hope it never will.
[ Agree Any Applies Back Destined Great Hope Immodest Kind Knew Late Modesty Never Say Sixties Things Thinking Totally Way Will Winner Word]
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- Modesty forbids what the law does not.
[ Does Forbids Law Modesty]
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- Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.
[ Liked Lover Modesty More Praised Quality Than Women]
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- Modesty is the color of virtue.
[ Color Modesty Virtue]
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- I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty... but I am too busy thinking about myself.
[ Am Busy Cultivate Had Modesty Myself Often Thinking Time Too Wished]
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- Loquacity storms the ear, but modesty takes the heart.
[ Ear Heart Loquacity Modesty Storms Takes]
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- Nothing can atone for the lack of modesty; without which beauty is ungraceful and wit detestable.
[ Atone Beauty Detestable Lack Modesty Nothing Which Wit Without]
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- As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.
[ Blushing Fool Make Man May Modesty Pass Seem Sense Sometimes Virtuous Will Woman]
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- Modesty should be typical of the success of a champion.
[ Champion Modesty Should Success Typical]
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- To forgive and to be forgiven are the two points of holy magnificence and holy modesty; round these two centres the whole doctrine of largesse revolves.
[ Centres Doctrine Forgive Forgiven Holy Magnificence Modesty Points Revolves Round These Two Whole]
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