She just wore enough for modesty; no more!
Great things happen in small places. Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Jesse Jackson was born in Greenville.
Lord Bacon told Sir Edward Coke when he was boasting, The less you speak of your greatness, the more shall I think of it.
Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
Ornaments were invented by modesty.
We wound our modesty and make foul the clearness of our deservings, when of ourselves we publish them.
He is a modest little man who has a good deal to be modest about.
So rare is the union of beauty with modesty.
Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.
That is the consolation of a little mind; you have the fun of changing it without impeding the progress of mankind.
The height of cleverness is being able to conceal it.
I have often wished I had time to cultivate modesty. But I am too busy thinking about myself.