This was a great take away line from "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty". I loved the film and love this line. It will be my counsel to my children and anyone else who will listen to me. The easy connection could be teaching modesty, but the true message is much, much deeper. I learned this lesson a long time ago, but still wish I knew it my whole life. Oh, and just because beautiful things don't ask for attention, doesn't mean they can avoid it.