"A modest little person, with much to be modest about."

On the subject of: Clement Attlee (a British politician)

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British statesman, orator, soldier, historian, writer and artist

modest (adjective): not proud; unassuming
person (noun): human being (Usage note: "person" is a rather formal, official word; calling somebody you know a "person" can be unfriendly, even insulting - as was no doubt intended here)

Contributor: Josef Essberger