Modesty Quotes

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

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

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

Oliver Herford

It is strange that modesty is the rule for women when what they most value in men is boldness.

Ninon de Lenclos

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

Modesty, tis a virtue not often found among poets, for almost every one of them thinks himself the greatest in the world.

Miguel De Cervantes

Good taste is the modesty of the mind - that is why it cannot be either imitated or acquired.

Delphine De Girardin

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

Lord Chesterfield

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

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

Oliver Herford

The man who is ostentatious of his modesty is twin to the statue that wears a fig-leaf.

Mark Twain

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

Sir Richard Steele

Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.

Jean Jacques Rousseau

We must watch over our modesty in the presence of those who cannot understand its grounds.

Jean Rostand

Modesty is the beauty of women.

Gaelic Proverb
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