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The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest. It is he who invented the sublime art of ruining poetry. Erik Satie
[ Also Animals Art Invented Modest Most Musician Perhaps Poetry Proudest Ruining Sublime]
Modesty is the color of virtue. Diogenes of Sinope
[ Color Modesty Virtue]
Gain a modest reputation for being unreliable and you will never be asked to do a thing. Paul Theroux
[ Asked Being Gain Modest Never Reputation Thing Unreliable Will]
The true color of life is the color of the body, the color of the covered red, the implicit and not explicit red of the living heart and the pulses. It is the modest color of the unpublished blood. Alice Meynell
[ Blood Body Color Covered Explicit Heart Implicit Life Living Modest Pulses Red True Unpublished]
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. Arthur Helps
[ Beauty Better Calmness Cosmetics Countenance Graces Gracious Humility Modesty Purity Severe Signatures Spirit Temper Temperance Than These True Very Without]
Style is the dress of thought; a modest dress, Neat, but not gaudy, will true critics please. Samuel Wesley
[ Critics Dress Gaudy Modest Neat Please Style Thought True Will]
All I wanted to do was write - at the time, poems, and prose, too. I guess my ambition was simply to make money however I could to keep myself going in some modest way, and I didn't need much, I was unmarried at the time, no children. Paul Auster
[ Ambition Children Could Going Guess However Keep Make Modest Money Much Myself Need Poems Prose Simply Some Time Too Unmarried Wanted Way Write]
"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. Marquis de Sade
[ Allow Appetite Drinking Eating False Important Little Modesty Other Ought Restraint Satisfied Sex]
Modesty is the conscience of the body. Honore de Balzac
[ Body Conscience 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
[ Does Eloquence Every Great Just Man Modesty Off Only Possessed Reasonable Recommend Sets Talent Which]
I think there are lots of ways to make good work. You can throw big bucks at a project and make what some would call crap, or you can work very modestly with eloquently moving results. Barbara Kruger
[ Big Bucks Call Crap Eloquently Good Lots Make Modestly Moving Project Results Some Think Throw Very Ways Work Would]
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. Kim Campbell
[ Admit Ailments Always Best Comes Doctors Economic Governments Modesty Must Prescribing Right Treatment]
Nobody who takes on anything big and tough can afford to be modest. Orson Welles
[ Afford Anything Big Modest Nobody Takes Tough]
No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain; all real deformity means want for manners or of heart. John Ruskin
[ Bred Deformity Ever Heart Kind Manners Means Modest Offensively Person Plain Real Want Well]
No modest man ever did or ever will make a fortune. Mary Wortley Montagu
[ Did Ever Fortune Make Man Modest Will]
Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded. Fyodor Dostoevsky
[ Invaded Last Modest Privacy Refuge Sarcasm Soul Their]
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. Gyorgy Legeti
[ Although Am Anything False Famous Home Just Mean Modesty Person Say Sit Supposed Work]
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good. Confucius
[ Difficult Find Good His Make Modesty Speaks Will Without Words]
By gold all good faith has been banished; by gold our rights are abused; the law itself is influenced by gold, and soon there will be an end of every modest restraint. Sextus Propertius
[ Abused Banished Been End Every Faith Gold Good Influenced Itself Law Modest Our Restraint Rights Soon Will]
A modest man is usually admired, if people ever hear of him. Edgar Watson Howe
[ Admired Ever Hear Him Man Modest Usually]
We must watch over our modesty in the presence of those who cannot understand its grounds. Jean Rostand
[ Cannot Grounds Modesty Must Our Over Presence Those Understand Watch]
Simplicity is not the goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations. Paul Rand
[ By-Product Expectations Goal Good Idea Modest Simplicity]
The real issue is not talent as an independent element, but talent in relationship to will, desire, and persistence. Talent without these things vanishes and even modest talent with those characteristics grows. Milton Glaser
[ Characteristics Desire Element Even Grows Independent Issue Modest Persistence Real Relationship Talent These Things Those Vanishes Will Without]
I grew up in a very modest house. We were poor-we lived on the poverty level. We all got jobs as young kids. Chely Wright
[ Got Grew House Jobs Kids Level Lived Modest Poverty Up Very Were Young]
Men sometimes feel injured by praise because it assigns a limit to their merit; few people are modest enough not to take offense that one appreciates them. Marquis De Vauvenargues
[ Appreciates Assigns Because Enough Feel Few Injured Limit Men Merit Modest Offense Praise Sometimes Take Their Them]
I had a very modest upbringing. Balthazar Getty
[ Had Modest Upbringing Very]
The modest person is usually admired, if people ever hear of them. Edgar Watson Howe
[ Admired Ever Hear Modest Person Them Usually]
Of course I've already taken a very modest position on the monetary system, I do take the position that we should just end the Fed. Ron Paul
[ Already Course End Fed Just Modest Monetary Position Should System Take Taken Very]
Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person. Horace
[ Modest Passes Person Reserved Silent Someone Sullen Usually]
The Wellcome Foundation offered me the chance to establish a small academic research unit, modestly funded, but with total independence. The real opportunity, however, came from King's College, London. James W. Black
[ Academic Came Chance College Establish Foundation Funded However Independence King London Modestly Offered Opportunity Real Research Small Total Unit]
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. Bernard Barton
[ Above Absolute Age Below Beneath Condition Man Modesty Necessity Rank Sex Vastly Without]
I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes. Yves Saint Laurent
[ Appeal Blue Clothes Expression Had Hope Invented Jeans Modesty Sex Simplicity Wish]
I'm quite modest. I don't want to tell people I'm a leader. Pol Pot
[ Leader Modest Quite Tell Want]
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty... but I am too busy thinking about myself. Edith Sitwell
[ Am Busy Cultivate Had Modesty Myself Often Thinking Time Too Wished]
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. Yves Saint Laurent
[ Appeal Blue Clothes Expression Had Hope Invented Jeans Modesty Most Often Practical Relaxed Said Sex Simplicity Spectacular Wish]
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. Louisa May Alcott
[ Charm Conceit Consciousness Danger Even Finest Genius Goodness Great Long Modesty Much Overlooked Possessing Power Real Satisfy Should Spoils Talent Using Well Will]
Modesty should be typical of the success of a champion. Major Taylor
[ Champion Modesty Should Success Typical]
Learning gives us a fuller conviction of the imperfections of our nature; which one would think, might dispose us to modesty. Jeremy Collier
[ Conviction Dispose Fuller Gives Imperfections Learning Might Modesty Nature Our Think Us Which Would]
Although my early equipment was very modest, later I made my own and they were more powerful. Clyde Tombaugh
[ Although Early Equipment Later Made Modest More Own Powerful Very Were]
Politics is a place of humble hopes and strangely modest requirements, where all are good who are not criminal and all are wise who are not ridiculously otherwise. Frank Moore Colby
[ Criminal Good Hopes Humble Modest Otherwise Place Politics Requirements Ridiculously Strangely Where Wise]
Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it. Oliver Herford
[ Art Aware Charm Enhancing Gentle Modesty Pretending Your]
Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity. That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one into the hands of one's enemies, is as likely as not to embroil one with one's friends. Joseph Conrad
[ Also Complete Delivers Enemies Friends Hands Into Likely Modest Praiseworthy Promise Sincerity Sort Truth Which While]
Some are blessed with musical ability, others with good looks. Myself, I was blessed with modesty. Roger Moore
[ Ability Blessed Good Looks Modesty Musical Myself Others Some]
And, I may add, from what totally unexpected sources come many of those who from the comparatively modest beginning in the chorus rise to the heights of really great achievement in the theatrical profession. Florenz Ziegfeld
[ Achievement Add Beginning Chorus Come Comparatively Great Heights Many May Modest Profession Really Rise Sources Theatrical Those Totally Unexpected]
To not be modest about it, you'll find that with only a couple of exceptions, most of the musicians that I've worked with have done their best work by far with me. David Bowie
[ Best Couple Done Exceptions Far Find Modest Most Musicians Only Their Work Worked]
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. Confucius
[ Actions Exceeds His Man Modest Speech Superior]
If modesty and candor are necessary to an author in his judgment of his own works, no less are they in his reader. Sarah Fielding
[ Author Candor His Judgment Less Modesty Necessary Own Reader Works]
It is sometimes well for a blatant error to draw attention to overmodest truths. Jean Rostand
[ Attention Blatant Draw Error Sometimes Truths Well]
I think that what most surprises anybody who goes into politics from even a modestly cerebral background is the vulgarity of much of the cut and thrust of politics. Chris Patten
[ Anybody Background Cerebral Cut Even Goes Into Modestly Most Much Politics Surprises Think Thrust Vulgarity]
True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be. Ralph W. Sockman
[ Come Far Highly How Humility Intelligent Keeps Makes Modest Ourselves Reminding Respect Self Short Thinking Too True Us Which]
Good taste is the modesty of the mind; that is why it cannot be either imitated or acquired. Delphine de Girardin
[ Acquired Cannot Either Good Imitated Mind Modesty Taste Why]
For example, Michael Jordan earns $100million a year but continues to play basketball and remains a modest human being. Franz Beckenbauer
[ Basketball Being Continues Earns Example Human Jordan Michael Modest Play Remains Year]
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. William Law
[ Advantage Dress Education Exact Great Humble Industry Living Modesty Them Trains True Up Which Women Young]
I was a modest, good-humoured boy. It is Oxford that has made me insufferable. Max Beerbohm
[ Boy Insufferable Made Modest Oxford]
Inflation is lower and more stable and the real business cycle fluctuations are more modest. Martin Feldstein
[ Business Cycle Fluctuations Inflation Lower Modest More Real Stable]
I wasn't trying to top Pulp Fiction with Jackie Brown. I wanted to go underneath it and make a more modest character study movie. Quentin Tarantino
[ Brown Character Fiction Go Jackie Make Modest More Movie Pulp Study Top Trying Underneath Wanted]
Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues. Oliver Goldsmith
[ Enriched Modesty Nobler Resides Seldom Virtues]
True it is that covetousness is rich, modesty starves. John Milton
[ Covetousness Modesty Rich Starves True]
The awareness of our own strength makes us modest. Paul Cezanne
[ Awareness Makes Modest Our Own Strength Us]
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. James Dobson
[ Also Anatomy Condom Detail Education Especially Every Explicit Girls Kids Made Modesty Physiology Problems Sex Strips Their Usage]
I would like to win the Pulitzer Prize. I would like to win the Nobel Prize. I would like to win a Tony award for the Broadway musical I'm now working on. Aside from these, my aspirations are modest ones. Evan Hunter
[ Aside Aspirations Award Broadway Modest Musical Nobel Now Ones Prize Pulitzer These Tony Win Working Would]
Modesty is the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it. Oliver Herford
[ Art Aware Charm Enhancing Gentle Modesty Pretending Your]
Nothing so soothes our vanity as a display of greater vanity in others; it make us vain, in fact, of our modesty. Louis Kronenberger
[ Display Fact Greater Make Modesty Nothing Others Our Soothes Us Vain Vanity]
Modesty and unselfishness - these are the virtues which men praise - and pass by. Andre Maurois
[ Men Modesty Pass Praise These Unselfishness Virtues Which]
Because primarily of the power of the Internet, people of modest means can band together and amass vast sums of money that can change the world for some public good if they all agree. William J. Clinton
[ Agree Band Because Change Good Internet Means Modest Money Power Primarily Public Some Sums Together Vast World]
Oh my goodness gracious, what you can buy off the Internet in terms of overhead photography. A trained ape can know an awful lot of what is going on in this world, just by punching on his mouse, for a relatively modest cost. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Ape Awful Buy Cost Going Goodness Gracious His Internet Just Know Lot Modest Mouse Off Oh Overhead Photography Punching Relatively Terms Trained World]
I mean no film is beyond criticism, but I think we've made a very modest movie. Walter Hill
[ Beyond Criticism Film Made Mean Modest Movie Think Very]
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. Bernard de Mandeville
[ According Actions Bad Because Built Does Either Follow Good Impudence May Modesty Motive Nature Our Passion Performed Shame Upon Vice Virtue]
Be modest, be respectful of others, try to understand. Lakhdar Brahimi
[ Modest Others Respectful Try Understand]
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions. Confucius
[ Actions Exceeds His Man Modest Speech Superior]
I think that for the highest achievements nowadays... need to have the stable as a rock scientific base. And also need to own modesty. Alexander Alekhine
[ Achievements Also Base Highest Modesty Need Nowadays Own Rock Scientific Stable Think]
Modesty is my best quality. Jack Benny
[ Best Modesty Quality]
It was a challenge to be able to create a character without being able to use one's normal set of expressions. All the rubber and makeup attached to your face left you with only a modest range of facial movements. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Able Attached Being Challenge Character Create Expressions Face Facial Left Makeup Modest Movements Normal Only Range Rubber Set Use Without Your]
At least I have the modesty to admit that lack of modesty is one of my failings. Hector Berlioz
[ Admit Failings Lack Least Modesty]
But you have to understand that I consider myself a very modest artist, or whatever, and not of importance really at all - it is quite embarrassing to me to be asked my opinion about things. I am only a wee Scottish poet on the outside of everything. Ian Hamilton Finlay
[ Am Artist Asked Consider Embarrassing Everything Importance Modest Myself Only Opinion Outside Poet Quite Really Scottish Things Understand Very Wee Whatever]
Loquacity storms the ear, but modesty takes the heart. Robert South
[ Ear Heart Loquacity Modesty Storms Takes]
Modesty forbids what the law does not. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Does Forbids Law Modesty]
In the deregulated realm of US banking and finance, crime does occasionally pay for its foul deeds, not in prison time but by making modest rebates to the victims. William Greider
[ Banking Crime Deeds Deregulated Does Finance Foul Making Modest Occasionally Pay Prison Realm Time Us Victims]
Modesty used to be considered a natural female attribute. No more. Linda Chavez
[ Attribute Considered Female Modesty More Natural Used]
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. Akhenaton Beauty
[ Beautiful Brighter Charms Enlighten Heaven Her Influence Lustre Modesty Power Resist Stars Than Vain Virtue Woman]
As a consequence while we had a roof over our heads, food on the table, and clothes to wear to school we were constantly conscious of being of modest means. Robert B. Laughlin
[ Being Clothes Conscious Consequence Constantly Food Had Heads Means Modest Our Over Roof School Table Wear Were While]
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. Louisa May Alcott
[ Charm Conceit Danger Finest Genius Gifts Good Goodness Great Little Long Many Modesty Much Need Overlooked Parading Power Real Spoils Talent Them Virtues Will]
It is strange that modesty is the rule for women when what they most value in men is boldness. Ninon de Lenclos
[ Boldness Men Modesty Most Rule Strange Value Women]
The only possible role that I can see for reconciliation would be to make modest changes in the major package to improve affordability, to deal with what share of Medicaid expansion the federal government pays, those kinds of issues, which is the traditional role for reconciliation in health care. Kent Conrad
[ Care Changes Deal Expansion Federal Government Health Improve Issues Kinds Major Make Medicaid Modest Only Package Pays Possible Reconciliation Role See Share Those Traditional Which Would]
People hear that and say I'm being modest, but I am not a modest person, but I have to be truthful about what I'm doing and what I'm doing is channeling. Morgan Freeman
[ Am Being Doing Hear Modest Person Say Truthful]
I still treat every job as if I might never get hired again as far as the way I save money and live really modestly. James Denton
[ Again Every Far Get Hired Job Live Might Modestly Money Never Really Save Still Treat Way]
The true colour of life is the colour of the body, the colour of the covered red, the implicit and not explicit red of the living heart and the pulses. It is the modest colour of the unpublished blood. Alice Meynell
[ Blood Body Colour Covered Explicit Heart Implicit Life Living Modest Pulses Red True Unpublished]
Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise. Lord Chesterfield
[ Angle Bait Modesty Only Praise Sure]
The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity. Max Beerbohm
[ Balance Between Conceit Delicate Modesty Popularity]
Although I grew up in very modest and challenging circumstances, I consider my life to be immeasurably rich. Sonia Sotomayor
[ Although Challenging Circumstances Consider Grew Immeasurably Life Modest Rich Up Very]
Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot to be modest about. Winston Churchill
[ Indeed Lot Man Modest Mr Very]
His modesty amounts to deformity. Margot Asquith
[ Amounts Deformity His Modesty]
Nothing can atone for the lack of modesty; without which beauty is ungraceful and wit detestable. Richard Steele
[ Atone Beauty Detestable Lack Modesty Nothing Which Wit Without]
To test a modest man's modesty do not investigate if he ignores applause, find out if he abides criticism. Franz Grillparzer
[ Abides Applause Criticism Find Ignores Investigate Man Modest Modesty Out Test]
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue. Joseph Addison
[ Also Guard Modesty Only Ornament Virtue]
I'm the Latin artist who has been the most successful in history at representing the Latin culture. The stylings of my words are immodest, but it's the truth. Julio Iglesias
[ Artist Been Culture History Immodest Latin Most Representing Successful Truth Words]
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. Paul Goodman
[ Adds Anything Even Modesty Naturally Only Opinion Pope Rarely Say Sentence Your]
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. Tom Glazer
[ Always Am Done Grateful Legacy Modesty Never Sincere Something Such Thing Thought]
No sex, age, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one vastly beneath the rank of man. Bruce Barton
[ Above Absolute Age Below Beneath Condition Man Modesty Necessity Rank Sex Vastly Without]
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil. Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ Although Begins Children Evil Knowledge Man Modesty Natural Only]
The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue. Confucius
[ Enduring Firm Modest Near Simple Virtue]
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. Harriet Martineau
[ Conscience Endangered False Fidelity Inconsistent Modesty Only Retiring Succumb Thus Which]
Sincerity is not a spontaneous flower nor is modesty either. Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
[ Either Flower Modesty Nor Sincerity Spontaneous]
With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Ability Great Honesty Hypocrisy Limited Merely Modesty Possess Talent Those]
On their own merits modest men are dumb. George Colman
[ Dumb Men Merits Modest Own Their]
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. Nam June Paik
[ Cannot Deny Element Good Half High-Tech Human Jobs Keep Life Make Modesty Must Natural Need Only Our Progress Strong Technological War Yet]
Examples would indeed be excellent things were not people so modest that none will set, and so vain that none will follow them. Augustus Hare
[ Examples Excellent Follow Indeed Modest None Set Them Things Vain Were Will Would]
I will continue to distribute blankets, sleeping bags, warm clothing and food on a regular basis, in the hope that my modest efforts will give some comfort to those people we are able help. Mohamed Al-Fayed
[ Able Bags Basis Blankets Clothing Comfort Continue Distribute Efforts Food Give Help Hope Modest Regular Sleeping Some Those Warm Will]
Remember that with her clothes a woman puts off her modesty. Herodotus
[ Clothes Her Modesty Off Puts Remember Woman]
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. Charles Williams
[ Centres Doctrine Forgive Forgiven Holy Magnificence Modesty Points Revolves Round These Two Whole]
Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Modesty Overrated Vastly Virtue]
Leaders should be collaborative, modest, and generous. Bill Bradley
[ Collaborative Generous Leaders Modest Should]
America tends to worship the modest talent because it doesn't put us in an uncomfortable position vis-a-vis the artist. Carlisle Floyd
[ America Artist Because Modest Position Put Talent Tends Uncomfortable Us Worship]
A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest man does not talk of himself. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Does Finds Good Himself Ill Man Modest Speak Talk Vain Wise]
To be meek, patient, tactful, modest, honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly; it is to be humane. Jane Harrison
[ Brave Either Honorable Humane Manly Meek Modest Patient Tactful Womanly]
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. Belva Lockwood
[ Becoming Believe Distinction Everywhere Had Law Literature Men Modesty More Politics Sex Than Trade Virtue Wish Women]
A tiny radish of passionate scarlet, tipped modestly in white. Clementine Paddleford
[ Modestly Passionate Scarlet Tiny Tipped White]
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense. Jonathan Swift
[ Blushing Fool Make Man May Modesty Pass Seem Sense Sometimes Virtuous Will Woman]
I just owe almost everything to my father and it's passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election. Margaret Thatcher
[ Almost Believe Election Everything Father Home Interesting Just Learned Modest Owe Passionately Small Things Town Very Won]
As in all his subsequent dealings with France, Ho Chi Minh's demands were a model of modesty. Wilfred Burchett
[ Chi Dealings Demands France His Ho Minh Model Modesty Subsequent Were]
The Constitution was written by 55 educated and highly intelligent men in Philadelphia in 1787, but it was written so that it could be understood by people of limited education and modest intelligence. John Jay Hooker
[ Constitution Could Educated Education Highly Intelligence Intelligent Limited Men Modest Philadelphia Understood Written]
It well becomes a young man to be modest. Titus Maccius Plautus
[ Becomes Man Modest Well Young]
Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked. Richard Brinsley Sheridan
[ Liked Lover Modesty More Praised Quality Than Women]
It's passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election. Margaret Thatcher
[ Believe Election Home Interesting Just Learned Modest Passionately Small Things Town Very Won]
Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger. Abraham Cahan
[ Anger Control Humble Modest Simple Your]
I grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts. My background was modest, and I worked at a Portuguese bakery in town. Emeril Lagasse
[ Background Bakery Fall Grew Massachusetts Modest Portuguese River Town Up Worked]
Every author, however modest, keeps a most outrageous vanity chained like a madman in the padded cell of his breast. Logan P. Smith
[ Author Cell Chained Every His However Keeps Madman Modest Most Outrageous Padded Vanity]
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. Arnold Schwarzenegger
[ Agree Any Applies Back Destined Great Hope Immodest Kind Knew Late Modesty Never Say Sixties Things Thinking Totally Way Will Winner Word]