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.
The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.
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.
Leaders should be collaborative, modest, and generous
To test a modest man's modesty do not investigate if he ignores applause, find out if he abides criticism.
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
In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.
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.
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty... but I am too busy thinking about myself.
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.
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
Some are made modest by great praise, others insolent.
True humility is intelligent self-respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us mindful of the nobility God meant us to have. Yet it makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be.
Simplicity is not the goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations.
In peace there's nothing so becomes a man as modest stillness and humility.
The modest person is usually admired, if people ever hear of them.
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.
Modesty is a learned affectation. And as soon as life slams the modest person against the wall, that modesty drops.
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