Added by staff

Share Your Quotes Join Us Inspire & Move Your Friends

How do you feel today?    I feel ...

Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.

This quote is about modesty.

Record how this quote makes you feel.

You can report quote corrections via the "Conversation" tab below

Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.

A bit about Bernard Mandeville ...

We don't have a biography.

These people bookmarked this quote:

Nobody has bookmarked this quote yet.