"The modest person is usually admired, if people ever hear of them."
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"Ornaments were invented by modesty."
"So rare is the union of beauty with modesty."
"The height of cleverness is being able to conceal it."
"Always remember when you are on top of the world , that the earth rotates every 24 hrs."
"It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help"
"Be smart, but never show it."
"Be plain in dress, and sober in your diet; In short, my dear, kiss me and be quiet."
"No modest man ever did or ever will make a fortune."
"When you automate an industry you modernize it; when you automate a life you primitivize it."
"You don't have to be old in America to say of a world you lived in: That world is gone."
"Anyone who lives in this time is concerned with grottiness."
"For we which now behold these present days have eyes to wonder, but lack tongues to praise."
"There is something terribly wrong with a culture inebriated by noise and gregariousness."
"One cannot spend one's time in being modern when there are so many more important things to be."
"It is only the modern that ever becomes old-fashioned."
"Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue."
"Modesty is the conscience of the body."
"He seems determined to make a trumpet sound like a tin whistle."
"A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest man does not talk of himself."
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