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160. Modesty

1. Modesty is a virtue aligned with the virtue oftemperance. Temperance regulates things difficult to control;modesty regulates things not difficult to control.

2. Modesty has to do with matters interior and external;it has place in the soul and character of a man, and in what hedoes or manifests outwardly. Modesty appears in things that belongto the virtue of humility, to studiousness (that is, the righteffort after knowledge), to external movements, and to attire. Weare to discuss all these matters in the pages that follow.

"Happy is the youth, because he has time before him to do good. "
St Philip Neri

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"The name of Jesus, pronounced with reverence and affection, has a kind of power to soften the heart. "
St Philip Neri

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"It is vanity to be concerned with the present only and not to make provision for things to come."
Thomas á Kempis

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