quote by Confucius

The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.

— Confucius

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To be humane, we must ever be ready to pronounce that wise, ingenious and modest statement 'I do not know'.

I remained a socialist for several years, even after my rejection of Marxism;

and if there could be such a thing as socialism combined with individual liberty, I would be a socialist still. For nothing could be better than living a modest, simple, and free life in an egalitarian society.

A Man who is Shy and Modest, is An Amazing Character, but a Women who is Shy and Modest is Beyond Amazing.

A modest, godly woman will dress modestly.

. . The one who is simple and unpretending in her dress and in her manners shows that she understands that a true woman is characterized by moral worth.

Black is modest and arrogant at the same time.

Black is lazy and easy - but mysterious. [...] But above all black says this: 'I don't bother you - don't bother me'

And I want women to be modest in their appearance.

They should wear decent and appropriate clothing and not draw attention to themselves by the way they fix their hair or by wearing gold or pearls or expensive clothes. For women who claim to be devoted to God should make themselves attractive by the good things they do.

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.

To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment.

It is a personal decision to dress modestly according to the command of a genderless Creator; to assert pride in self, and embrace one's faith openly, with independence and courageous conviction.

You're sincere, but in order not to upset your views you avoid talking with people who think differently. You pick your thoughts from conversations with people like yourself, from books written by people like yourself. In physics they call it resonance. You start out with modest opinions, but they match and build each other up to a scale.

Every one who is seriously involved in the pursuit of science becomes convinced that a spirit is manifest in the laws of the Universe-a spirit vastly superior to that of man, and one in the face of which we with our modest powers must feel humble.

The only possible role that I can see for reconciliation would be to make modest changes in the major package to improve affordability, to deal with what share of Medicaid expansion the federal government pays, those kinds of issues, which is the traditional role for reconciliation in health care.

A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest man does not talk of himself.

Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity.

That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one into the hands of one's enemies, is as likely as not to embroil one with one's friends.

Never forget the favors done for you. Always forget the favors you’ve done for others.

Be modest, be respectful of others, try to understand.

Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.

A great discovery solves a great problem, but there is a grain of discovery in the solution of any problem. Your problem may be modest, but if it challenges your curiosity and brings into play your inventive faculties, and if you solve it by your own means, you may experience the tension and enjoy the triumph of discovery.

Conceit spoils the finest genius.

The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest.

Nobody who takes on anything big and tough can afford to be modest.

The awareness of our own strength makes us modest.

Love demands expression. It will not stay still, stay silent, be good, be modest, be seen and not heard, no. It will break out in tongues of praise, the high note that smashes the glass and spills the liquid.

Nor will I then thy modest grace forget, Chaste Snow-drop, venturous harbinger of Spring, And pensive monitor of fleeting years!

Conceit spoils the finest genius?and the great charm of all power is modesty.

I think the environmental impact of this disaster is likely to have been very, very modest.

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Unless you have a feeling for that secret knowledge that modest things can be more beautiful than anything expensive, you will never have style.

In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.

There was the time I bought three cars in the span of three or four weeks.

It was crazy; it wasn't greedy. It was mine, my girl's, my mom's. I got Benzes for my ladies. But I felt crazy. You have to understand I come from a world where we're very modest. But that's not greedy. That's nice, right?

If you respect your body enough to put modest clothes on, then more people will respect you as a person.

I signed a very modest $3,000 bonus with the Braves in Milwaukee.

And my old man didn't have that kinda money to put out.

Simplicity is not the goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations.

I would like to win the Pulitzer Prize.

I would like to win the Nobel Prize. I would like to win a Tony award for the Broadway musical I'm now working on. Aside from these, my aspirations are modest ones.

I grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts.

My background was modest, and I worked at a Portuguese bakery in town.

Modest plainness sets off sprightly wit, For works may have more with than does 'em good, As bodies perish through excess of blood.

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