G. K. Chesterton quote about modesty from What's Wrong with the World - The proper name for the thing is modesty; but as we live in an age of prejudice and must not call things by their right names, we will yield to a more modern nomenclature and call it dignity.
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The proper name for the thing is modesty; but as we live in an age of prejudice and must not call things by their right names, we will yield to a more modern nomenclature and call it dignity.
 G. K. Chesterton, What's Wrong with the World (1910). copy citation

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