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A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
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.
Nobody who takes on anything big and tough can afford to be modest.
True humility is intelligent self respect which keeps us from thinking too highly or too meanly of ourselves. It makes us modest by reminding us how far we have come short of what we can be.
Ralph W. Sockman
I liked flying, when I got into it, loved it. And I found I was very good at it. I'm not modest about the fact that I was a good pilot.
The career of politics grants a feeling of power. The knowledge of influencing men, of participating in power over them, and above all, the feeling of holding in one's hands a nerve fiber of historically important events can elevate the professional politician above everyday routine even when he is placed in formally modest positions.
The firm, the enduring, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue.
Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded.
Simplicity is not the goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations.
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To be meek, patient, tactful, modest, honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly; it is to be humane.
My choices, including those related to the day-to-day aspects of life, like the use of a modest car, are related to a spiritual discernment that responds to a need that arises from looking at things, at people and from reading the signs of the times. Discernment in the Lord guides me in my way of governing.
How much energy is wasted in Italy in trying to write the novel that obeys all the rules. The energy might have been useful to provide us with more modest, more genuine things, that had less pretensions: short stories, memoirs, notes, testimonials, or at any rate, books that are open, without a preconceived plan.
I'm not too modest of a person. I've got a pretty blue sense of humor.
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I'm a very modest person. But I'm also extremely confident. And if you put me in the situation or in the moment, I'm gonna have some swagger, I'm gonna have some cockiness.
No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain; all real deformity means want for manners or of heart.
The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.
I'm very, very modest.
The true colour of life is the colour of the body, the colour of the covered red, the implicit and not explicit red of the living heart and the pulses. It is the modest colour of the unpublished blood.
Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.
Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed he has a lot to be modest about.
Whenever I'm around some who is modest, I think, 'Run like hell and all of fire.' You don't want modesty, you want humility.
Modesty is a learned affectation. And as soon as life slams the modest person against the wall, that modesty drops.
This is the hardest of all: to close the open hand out of love, and keep modest as a giver.
Some are made modest by great praise, others insolent.
Timidity makes a person modest. It makes him or her say, 'I'm not worthy of being written up in the record of deeds in heaven or on earth.' Timidity keeps people from their good. They are afraid to say, 'Yes, I deserve it.'
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