A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
Nobody who takes on anything big and tough can afford to be modest.
Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.
The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.
Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger.
To test a modest man's modesty do not investigate if he ignores applause, find out if he abides criticism.
Although I grew up in very modest and challenging circumstances, I consider my life to be immeasurably rich.
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.
Leaders should be collaborative, modest, and generous
The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest.
Black is modest and arrogant at the same time.
Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot to be modest about.
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person
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.
I'm a very modest person.
I grew up in a very modest house. We were poor-we lived on the poverty level. We all got jobs as young kids.
The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.
I had a very modest upbringing.
Modesty is a learned affectation. And as soon as life slams the modest person against the wall, that modesty drops.
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.
My parents had us very young. We lived in a modest house. We built forts, we hiked, we went camping and they wanted us to be independent. It's how children grew up in the 1940s and 50s: outside all the time, playing in the dirt, riding your bike around.
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.
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.
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