Gleanings from Orthodox Christian Authors and the Holy Fathers

modesty

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But let thine apparel be plain, not for adornment, but for necessary coversing: not to minister to thy vanity, but to keep thee warm in winter, and to hide the unseemliness of the body: lest under the pretence of hiding the unseemliness, thou fall under another kind of unseemliness by thy extravagant dress. St. Cyril of Jerusalem, Catechetical Lectures (IV)



Even devils in their craftiness and beastly manners and with their arrogant minds; they become like dust when they face a modest person. St. Isaac the Syrian





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