modesty

A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on hug, correction, children, teacher, education, modesty, and respect

Of course you will insist on modesty in the children, and respect to their teachers, but if the boy stops you in your speech, cries out that you are wrong and sets you right, hug him!

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Source: Lectures and Biographical Sketches[1883], "Education"

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A Quote by Earon on god, religion, faith, privacy, and modesty

God is an imaginary friend we really don't need to tell others about.

Earon Davis

Source: Earon Davis

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A Quote by zaadzster_1 on beauty, simplicity, and modesty

Consider the lilies of the field,
How they grow;
They toil not, neither do they spin;
And yet I say unto you,
That even Solomon in all his glory
Was not arrayed like one of these

Yesua of Nazareth

Source: Matthew 6:26-29 King James Version

Contributed by: Kyle

A Quote by Earon on wisdom and modesty

Wisdom, like modesty, is something which, when you are most certain you have it, you've definitely lost it.

Earon Davis

Source: Earon S. Davis

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on modesty and time

You cannot, I repeat, successfully acquire it and preserve your modesty at the same time.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer on ability, honesty, hypocrisy, modesty, people, and talent

With people with only modest ability, modesty is mere honesty; but with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 - 1860)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on modesty

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Mr. Attlee is a very modest man. Indeed, he has a lot to be modest about.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on good and modesty

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

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on action, death, friendship, humility, imitation, modesty, peace, stillness, and war

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, Or close the wall up with our English dead! In peace there's nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility; But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger: Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: King Henry V, Act III, Scene 1

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on darkness, devil, and modesty

Fie, thou dishonest Satan! I call thee by the most modest terms; for I am one of those gentle ones that will use the devil himself with courtesy: sayest thou that house is dark?

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Twelfth Night, Act 4, Scene 2

Contributed by: Zaady

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