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 :: Famous Quotations Topic: Modesty (48 Quotations)

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Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.
~ Joseph Addison

 

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Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
~ Louisa May Alcott

 

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Modesty is the conscience of the body.
~ Honore De Balzac

 

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No sex, age, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one vastly beneath the rank of man.
~ Bruce Barton

 

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He seems determined to make a trumpet sound like a tin whistle.
~ Aneurin Bevan

 

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She just wore enough for modesty; no more!
~ Robert Buchanan

 

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Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
~ Lord Chesterfield

 

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He is a modest little man who has a good deal to be modest about.
~ Winston Churchill

 

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That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind.
~ Frank Moore Colby

 

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Modesty is the color of virtue.
~ Diogenes of Sinope

 

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If there is anybody in this land who thoroughly believes that the meek shall inherit the earth they have not often let their presence be known.
~ William E. B. Du Bois

 

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To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness.
~ Benjamin Franklin

 

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I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires.
~ Kahlil Gibran

 

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Modesty is the chastity of merit, the virginity of noble souls.
~ Madame de Girardin

 

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Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.
~ Oliver Goldsmith

 

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Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a real confession of the deficiency it indicates. He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
~ William Hazlitt

 

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No truly great person ever thought themselves so.
~ William Hazlitt

 

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I don't like to write like God. It is only because you never do it, though, that the critics think you can't do it.
~ Ernest Hemingway

 

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Modesty; the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it.
~ Oliver Herford

 

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Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved, the silent for a sullen person
~ Horace

 

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