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Anyone can negatively criticize - it is the cheapest of all comment because it requires not a modicum of the effort that suggestion requires.
Humor is always based on a modicum of truth. Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
Everyone is flailing through this life without an owner's manual, with whatever modicum of grace and good humor we can manage.
My children, to the extent that they have found religion, have found it from me, in that I insist on at least a modicum of religious education for them.
The thing we're all looking for is happiness, and if we achieve just a modicum of that or even a little piece of serenity even for five minutes a day, we're very lucky.
It's a war of attrition. If you have patience and a modicum of faith in yourself your chances are not too bad.
You do have a modicum of peace of mind here, but it's as unsettled as any other place.
I like movies. Movies have afforded me a modicum of luxuries. The thing about the movies is, if you're bad in a movie, you're bad forever.
There's a lot more to competence than a law degree and a modicum of courtroom skill.
Working alone on a poem, a poet is of all artists the most free. The poem can be written with a modicum of technology, and can be published, in most cases, quite cheaply.
I'd always assumed that by 40 I'd have at least a modicum of stability - a steady income, an established career, a bountiful fullness, like a pillow into which I could sink as I entered the second half of my life.
Deborah Copaken Kogan
Even a modicum of celebrity is hard to deal with. You see it with actors and directors all the time.
I just figure if you have a modicum of celebrity, you need to use it, and you need to use it for more things than just promoting yourself or your film or your image or your product.
I am certainly suffering from a modicum of performance anxiety.
We need to have a modicum of faith in people's common sense, creativity and will to survive and prosper even in the face of great difficulties and obstacles. If people could keep society running in the aftermath of the Black Death, they could keep it running after the U.S. government defaulted on its debt.
I consider myself a reasonable man. As such, I tend to expect others to behave with a modicum of reason and common sense. Especially those with power.
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