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Be modest! It is the kind of pride least likely to offend.

Quoted by Jules Renard

He appeared to spend a lot of money on really bad clothes.

Quoted by John Le Carre

Genuine wisdom is usually conspicuous through modesty and silence.

Quoted by Napoleon Hill

I am sufficiently proud of my knowing something to be modest about my not knowing all.

Quoted by Vladimir Nabokov

The proud man can learn humility, but he will be proud of it.

Quoted by Mignon McLaughlin

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

Quoted by Oliver Goldsmith

No truly great person ever thought themselves so.

Quoted by William Hazlitt

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

Quoted by Jean Rostand

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

Quoted by Oliver Herford

Modesty answers not the crude how of femininity, but the beautiful why.

Quoted by Wendy Shalit

There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.

Quoted by Ronald Reagan

He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.

Quoted by Confucius

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

Quoted by Joseph Addison

Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person.

Quoted by Horace

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

Quoted by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

In life humility is not a handicap, arrogance is not a strength.

Quoted by Dr T.P.Chia

Modesty should be typical of the success of a champion.

Quoted by Major Taylor

When you know who you are, you won't have false modesty.

Quoted by Sunday Adelaja

The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity.

Quoted by Max Beerbohm

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