Quotes about modesty

Modesty is that virtue which is respectful of a culture‚Äôs rules for appropriate and inappropriate dress, speech, and behavior in a given situation

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The Christian should be eager to be overlooked, eager to go unseen or forgotten, if that is what will best glorify the Lord.

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What we suffer from today is humility in the wrong place. Modesty has moved from the organ of ambition. Modesty has settled upon the organ of conviction; where it was never meant to be. A man was meant to be doubtful about himself, but undoubting about the truth; this has been exactly reversed. Nowadays the part of man that a man does assert is ... read more


Clothes are meant to direct attention to what is not under them: merciful hands that serve others in the name of Christ, beautiful feet that carry the gospel where it is needed, and the brightness of a face that has beheld the glory of Jesus.

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God ordains clothes to witness to the glory we have lost, and it is added rebellion to throw them off.

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