Modesty Related Quotes



Modesty and chastity are twins

Anna Brownell Jameson


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The impudence of the sinner displeases God as much as the modesty of the penitent gives him pleasure.

Saint Bernard


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Modesty should be typical of the success of a champion.

Major Taylor


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Perfect humility dispenses with modesty.

C. S. Lewis


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Did she know the inexpressible charm of modesty, how irresistibly it enthralls the heart of man, how firmly it charms him to the throne of beauty"

Matthew Gregory Lewis


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To acknowledge our faults when we are blamed, is modesty; to discover them to one's friends in ingenuousness, is confidence; but to preach them to all the world, if one does not take care, is pride.

Confucius


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Nothing so soothes our vanity as a display of greater vanity in others; it make us vain, in fact, of our modesty.

Louis Kronenberger


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He slowed down a bit more. "Gaia, how do you know these things?" She shrugged. "I'm smart." "And modest, too." "Modesty is a waste of time," she pronounced. "I'll keep that in mind.

Francine Pascal


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A girl's modesty is first noted by her external presentation, but if it's not followed by the confidence of internal modesty, she still forfeits the power of her virtue.

Dannah Gresh


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Such an act That blurs the grace and blush of modesty; Calls virtue hypocrite; takes off the rose From the fair forehead of an innocent love, And sets a blister there; makes marriage vows As false as dicers' oaths.

William Shakespeare


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