Modesty is humility or diffidence that is essential and a mark of culture. Modesty should be followed in words and actions as well. Being modest warrants respect, leadership and dignity. “He who speaks without modesty will find it difficult to make his words good “are the words of Confucius. Modesty also serves as an ornament to the behavior while conceit spoils the genius in you. To become a more civilized person that results as result of proper upbringing, education and culture, modesty is essential. That is why Bruce Barton said, “no sex, age or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty but without it, one vastly beneath the rank of man’. If man is praised for being modest he who is without modesty will be despised. Modesty is specifically a necessary trait for women and is expected by men to be present in women. Given here are quotes on modesty; read them they are interesting.