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.
Although I grew up in very modest and challenging circumstances, I consider my life to be immeasurably rich.
To test a modest man's modesty do not investigate if he ignores applause, find out if he abides criticism.
Leaders should be collaborative, modest, and generous
The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest.
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.
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot to be modest about.
Black is modest and arrogant at the same time.
Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person
Examples would indeed be excellent things were not people so modest that none will set, and so vain that none will follow them.
I had a very modest upbringing.
I grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts. My background was modest, and I worked at a Portuguese bakery in town.
The modest person is usually admired, if people ever hear of them.
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.
I'm a very modest person. But I'm also extremely confident. And if you put me in the situation or in the moment, I'm gonna have some swagger, I'm gonna have some cockiness
Modesty is a learned affectation. And as soon as life slams the modest person against the wall, that modesty drops.
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.
I'm a very modest person.
In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.
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