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A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.
Joseph Addison
At least I have the modesty to admit that lack of modesty is one of my failings
Louis-Hector Berlioz
It is easy for a somebody to be modest, but it is difficult to be modest when one is a nobody
Jules Renard
It is the mark of a modest man to accept his friendly circle ready-made from the hands of opportunity.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue
Joseph Addison
Modesty is the conscience of the body.
Honore de Balzac
Modesty is to merit, as shades to figures in a picture, giving it strength and beauty
Jean de la Bruyere
Modesty once extinguished knows not how to return
Nothing is more amiable than true modesty, and nothing more contemptible than the false
Joseph Addison
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