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|4 He is a modest little man who has a good deal to be modest about. SIR |
WINSTON CHURCHILL (1874-19651, Brilish statesman, wriler. Quoted in:
Chicago Sunday Tribune Magazine of Books (27 June 1954), referring to Labour
|An unauthorized portrait of the popular indie rock band Modest Mouse chronicles the troubled background of the members of the band, especially frontman Isaac Brock, the band's turbulent decade-long career, and their rise to success in the ...|
|Thus we see, every man is the maker of hi own fortune ; and what is very odd to |
consider he must in some measure be the trumpeter o his own fame ; not that
men are to be tolerate who directly ... Varillus was the man, of all I have read ol
the happiest in the true possession of this qualit of modesty. My author says of
him, modest in Varillus is really a virtue, for it is a voluntar quality, and the effect of
good sense. ... If you will not give him a great employment, he will be glad of a
|He stood in a modest manner waiting patiently his turn. There is a great deal to |
say about this little man. The lower part of his body, from his shoulders
downwards, was not very well formed, and his head was extremely large ; but this
bad effect ...
|If there is any thing I hates, I hates sass, little Timpkins,' says he to me ; says he, ' |
always be modest; keep your fingers out of the dish, and wait til! you're ... way of a
broad lint, which made me a good deal spottier than I was, .nd streakier, too.
|QuotationsBook.com. - Bruyere, Jean De La She just wore enough for modesty; |
no more! - Buchanan, Robert Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for
praise. - Chesterfield, Lord He is a modest little man who has a good deal to be ...
|It was a modest wish such as any man might have, and nothing more. But he was |
too small; he was lost among the crowd; he could not manage it. So he stamped
and jumped and pushed and stmggled, and in the end climbed up a sycamore ...
|But the eventual failure of New Jerusalem's architects and orators, remarkable |
men and women that they were, was also caused ... The people who took charge
of Britain in 1945 were as mixed a bag as any democratic government has seen.
... of Commons, and Attlee got out' (though Churchill later denied that one) and 'a
modest little man with much to be modest about'. ... He had merely taken a
different course, good works and mean streets, not cavalry charges and country
|... “Mistakes, yes. But for personal gain, never.” That he was just a modest, plain, |
ordinary man, from a modest, plain, luckless family: “I remember my old man. I
think that they would have called him sort of a little man, common man. He didn't
... But he was a great man. . . .” He choked back tears: “Nobody will ever write a ...
|From hence it is, that a discreet man is always a modest one. It is to be noted that |
modesty in a man is never to be allowed as a good quality, but a weakness, if it
suppresses his virtue, and hides it from the world, when he has at the same time
a mind ... If you will not give him a peat employment, he will be glad of a little one.