Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
I wish I had invented blue jeans. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.
A great man is always willing to be little.
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
The girl who chooses to be modest, chooses to be respected.
Humility is the first step towards learning. You can’t learn until you are humble enough to realize there is something for you to learn.
It's far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
Never forget the favors done for you. Always forget the favors you’ve done for others.
Modesty is that feeling by which honorable shame acquires a valuable and lasting authority.
How beautiful then is modesty and what a gem among virtues it is.
Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
Conceit spoils the finest genius?and the great charm of all power is modesty.
We must practice modesty, not only in our looks, but also in our whole deportment, and particularly in our dress, our walk, our conversation, and all similar actions.
Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it's thinking of yourself less.
Thy modesty 's a candle to thy merit.
You must always strive to be the best, but you must never believe that you are.
Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person
Good taste is the modesty of the mind; that is why it cannot be either imitated or acquired.
It is strange that modesty is the rule for women when what they most value in men is boldness.
Modesty and unselfishness - these are the virtues which men praise - and pass by.
Genuine wisdom is usually conspicuous through modesty and silence.
Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.
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