Modesty is not a word that applies to me
Modesty Quotes (170 quotes)
A Guy's Perspective on Christian Modesty - How to Overcome Lust
Modesty isn’t a virtue, it’s a tool to keep women in their place
Judging from Shakespeare, the very sight of a modest woman pushes men into extravagant fantasies of matrimony. Sure, talking incessantly about personal accomplishments can be self-centered and annoying. Modesty is clearly a gendered notion. The word means both self-effacing and sexually chaste, neither of which is inherently virtuous, and both of which are applied to women more than men. These concepts are used to keep women in their patriarchy-ordained roles—compromising their progress in the male-dominated realms of professional achievement, and locked into a passive role when it comes to sexual desire. Sandy Grant, a philosopher at the University of Cambridge, says modesty is deeply entwined with power.
People will say that kind of thinking is totally immodest. I agree. Modesty is not a word that applies to me in any way - I hope it never will. Arnold Schwarzenegger .
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A look at Schwarzenegger's public thoughts on life, love, sexual harassment and modesty
FAQ: MODESTY & HIGH HEELS // SHOULD WE WEAR THEM?
That title? Not my words. They came from Kaylin Koslosky. This is a short post. Modesty veils physical beauty in a world obsessed with it, in order to reveal the inner beauty that is often overlooked.
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