The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
I wish they don't forget to keep those treasures pure which they have in excellence over the west: their artistic building of life, the simplicity and modesty in personal need, and the pureness and calmness of Japanese soul.
Referring to the Japanese people.
He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good.
Doth perfect beauty stand in need of praise at all? Nay; no more than law, no more than truth, no more than loving kindness, nor than modesty.
If eighty percent of your sales come from twenty percent of all of your items, just carry those twenty percent.
I suppose that one reason I have always detested religion is its sly tendency to insinuate the idea that the universe is designed with 'you' in mind or, even worse, that there is a divine plan into which one fits whether one knows it or not. This kind of modesty is too arrogant for me.
Hitch-22: A Memoir
Modesty is an untold charecteristic which portrays the essence of the soul.
John F. Kennedy
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