A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest man does not talk of himself.
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty... but I am too busy thinking about myself.
Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.
Although I grew up in very modest and challenging circumstances, I consider my life to be immeasurably rich.
The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest.
Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.
Then imitate the action of the tiger; stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood.
Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.
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.
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
No modest man ever did or ever will make a fortune.
Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person
Conceit spoils the finest genius.
Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger.
Gain a modest reputation for being unreliable and you will never be asked to do a thing.
The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
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.
Oh my goodness gracious, what you can buy off the Internet in terms of overhead photography. A trained ape can know an awful lot of what is going on in this world, just by punching on his mouse, for a relatively modest cost.
Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.