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Quotes And Sayings About Shame

Shame Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Shame

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If I give myself a chore, for instance, when I was writing the songs for Shameless, I said to myself, Now, every day for 90 days you have to write a song; good, bad or indifferent. So that was really helpful.
~By Judy Collins ~


I promise not to become a source of shame for you.
~By Mikhail Saakashvili ~


It is generally much more shameful to lose a good reputation than never to have acquired it.
~By Pliny the Elder ~


Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


I was beautiful. Now, because I am old, I take no shame in so saying.
~By Lillie Langtry ~


I know acts and I'm not going to name names but these people sold ten million copies the first time and the second album sells three million and it's considered a failure and they're dropped and that's really a shame.
~By Gerry Beckley ~


Live never to be ashamed if anything you say or do is published around the world, even if what is said is not true.
~By Richard Bach ~


We should often feel ashamed of our best actions if the world could see all the motives which produced them.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


It is shameful that millions of Americans are suffering the economic injustice of working a full-time job and earning a wage that leaves them below the poverty line.
~By Bill Pascrell ~


It is safest to be moderately base - to be flexible in shame, and to be always ready for what is generous, good, and just, when anything is to be gained by virtue.
~By Sydney Smith ~


Reason is a whore, surviving by simulation, versatility, and shamelessness.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


When leading evangelicals say terrible things about Islam, evil things about Islam, terrible things about Muhammad, they ought to be ashamed of themselves.
~By Tony Campolo ~


Anger and hate against one we love steels our hearts, but contempt or pity leaves us silent and ashamed.
~By Edgar Rice Burroghs ~


I was poor white trash, no glitter, no glamour, but I'm not ashamed of anything.
~By Eminem ~


I think sometimes all the charities are doing is mopping up the blood. It's a shame.
~By Thom Yorke ~


For shameful deeds are taught by shameful deeds.
~By Sophocles ~


Ignorance makes most men go into a political party, and shame keeps them from getting out of it.
~By Edward F. Halifax ~


I just don't know that shame and fear need to be our teachers; rather, compassion, understanding, and love should be our guides.
~By Kyan Douglas ~


What makes the pain we feel from shame and jealousy so cutting is that vanity can give us no assistance in bearing them.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


We knew what we were up against, but we were going to go down fighting. Hopefully people back home remember that we got this far. We've got nothing to be ashamed about.
~By John Atkinson ~


What a man is ashamed of is always at bottom himself; and he is ashamed of himself at bottom always for being afraid.
~By Robin G. Collingwood ~


A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.
~By Kong Fu Zi ~


We will not be beaten. But we may be shamed and embarrassed on a needlessly long road to victory.
~By Ralph Peters ~


We need not feel ashamed of flirting with the zodiac. The zodiac is well worth flirting with.
~By Lillian Smith ~


Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.
~By Randall Terry ~


There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.
~By Howard Zinn ~


I know that my Republican colleagues are as ashamed as I am that the United States is forced to borrow over $1 trillion from foreign nations to pay for our national priorities like reconstruction of the gulf coast and the war in Iraq.
~By Dennis Cardoza ~


I do not believe in political movements. I believe in personal movement, that movement of the soul when a man who looks at himself is so ashamed that he tries to make some sort of change - within himself, not on the outside.
~By Joseph Brodsky ~


No one leaves an old friend unless they are ashamed.
~By Julian Casablancas ~


There is no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty.
~By George Farquhar ~


The perceived wisdom is that people do not go in large numbers to black-and-white movies anymore - which is a great shame, but I'd love to make a black-and-white movie one day.
~By Sam Mendes ~


I wanted control over what was said and what was not said, rather than holding my head down in shame.
~By Rebecca Loos ~


I ain't a bit ashamed of anything.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


A diagnosis is burden enough without being burdened by secrecy and shame.
~By Jane Pauley ~


I felt profoundly ashamed, I was very much upset.
~By Otto Hahn ~


It is a matter of shame that in the morning the birds should be awake earlier than you.
~By Abu Bakr ~


The blues was like that problem child that you may have had in the family. You was a little bit ashamed to let anybody see him, but you loved him. You just didn't know how other people would take it.
~By B. B. King ~


False shame accompanies a man that is poor, shame that either harms a man greatly or profits him; shame is with poverty, but confidence with wealth.
~By Hesiod ~


I did as well as I knew how and have nothing to be ashamed of.
~By Peter Tork ~


There's no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty.
~By George Farquhar ~


I'm not ashamed of being gay, never have been and never will be. For that I have no apologies.
~By Tommy Kirk ~


There were a couple of things in the intervention that made me know I needed help. One was a letter from my daughter saying that she was ashamed she had the same last name as I did, which will shock you a little bit.
~By Pat Summerall ~


I am ashamed to admit I watch a lot of reality shows like The Osbournes and The Bachelor.
~By Sara Gilbert ~


I was always the shame of the family - the one Yankee who was actually born in the North.
~By Randy Harrison ~


Amin is the shame of the whole world. The fact that he managed to rule so long and commit so many crimes was only possible thanks to the hypocrisy of the East and the West who were waging the Cold War for world domination.
~By Ryszard Kapuscinski ~


It will make a weak man mighty. it will make a mighty man fall. It will fill your heart and hands or leave you with nothing at all. It's the eyes for the blind and legs for the lame. It is the love for hate and pride for shame. That's the power of the gospel.
~By Ben Harper ~


There are a great many colored people who are ashamed of the cake-walk, but I think they ought to be proud of it.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself.
~By Noam Chomsky ~


Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


It seems like such a terrible shame that innocent civilians have to get hurt in wars, otherwise combat would be such a wonderfully healthy way to rid the human race of unneeded trash.
~By Fred Woodworth ~


When I came off the boat I was very proud of the thick calluses which had developed on my feet. But now, I am struggling to get into my favourite high heels which is a shame, as I have so many.
~By Pamela Stephenson ~


A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly.
~By Mary Wortley ~


You know the great irony is that people think you have to have money to enjoy fine food, which is a shame.
~By Ted Allen ~


A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying... that he is wiser today than yesterday.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
~By Victor Hugo ~


I don't think closeted homosexual morticians have the market cornered on self-loathing or sense of shame.
~By Michael C. Hall ~


There is nothing in the world more shameful than establishing one's self on lies and fables.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


The writer should never be ashamed of staring. There is nothing that does not require his attention.
~By Flannery O'Connor ~


A military man can scarcely pride himself on having smitten a sleeping enemy; it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten.
~By Isoroku Yamamoto ~


Shame, shame, shame. How many times have I told you not to be frightened? Have I not told you God looks after all his children?
~By Willis Goldbeck ~


Second of all, I don't think Wall Street is doing what it's supposed to be doing, even after the shameful performance of the last two years. They're are not allocating capital.
~By Howard Dean ~


In my opinion it is less shameful for a king to be overcome by force of arms than by bribery.
~By Sallust ~


We are always going to be influenced by America... I watched the word 'bum' go out and 'butt' come in. And part of me says, oh that's a shame, but Aussie boys are still Aussie boys.
~By Bryan Brown ~


The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.
~By Marcus Garvey ~


At the present moment, with little or no detail to hand, it is difficult for me to make any comment, beyond the expression of horror at the shameless haste with which the government appears to be pressing for our liquidation.
~By Ethel Rosenberg ~


It is misery, you know, unspeakable misery for the man who lives alone and who detests sordid, casual affairs; not old enough to do without women, but not young enough to be able to go and look for one without shame!
~By Luigi Pirandello ~


Standards of beauty are arbitrary. Body shame exists only to the extent that our physiques don't match our own beliefs about how we should look.
~By Martha Beck ~


I'm 0 for 3 with marriage - the scoreboard doesn't lie, never has. So what we all have is a marriage of the heart. To sully or contaminate or radically disrespect this union with a shameful contract is something that I will leave to the amateurs and the Bible grippers.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


Whoever is detected in a shameful fraud is ever after not believed even if they speak the truth.
~By Phaedrus ~


It's a shame because we experienced probably the greatest thing - in art, in pop - we'll ever do. And it would be good to sit around and talk about it.
~By Gary Kemp ~


We cannot be kind to each other here for even an hour. We whisper, and hint, and chuckle and grin at our brother's shame; however you take it we men are a little breed.
~By Alfred Lord Tennyson ~


KISS Psycho Circus is my current favorite. I'm not ashamed to say that I prefer the mindless fun of blasting hordes of creatures to exploration or adventure games.
~By Mike Wilson ~


Women in love are less ashamed than men. They have less to be ashamed of.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Acting is half shame, half glory. Shame at exhibiting yourself, glory when you can forget yourself.
~By John Gielgud ~


An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


Shamefully we now learn that Saddam's torture chambers reopened under new management, U.S. management.
~By Edward Kennedy ~


I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


But when we came out of camp, that's when I first realized that being in camp, that being Japanese-American, was something shameful.
~By George Takei ~


I have to tell them that last night was a shameful train wreck filled with blind cuddly puppies.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


I've done lots of songs for film soundtracks and things like that - stuff I'm not ashamed of, but that doesn't represent my legacy with the Pretenders.
~By Chrissie Hynde ~


I don't feel ashamed of my wife's political background, and I don't think she should either. I feel that the people who administered the North of Ireland for the last 20 years should be ashamed. There you are.
~By Stephen Rea ~


Even if we encounter some shameful events in the past, we shouldn't avoid or hide them.
~By Moo-hyum Roh ~


Television preachers extract money from the poor to live in a style and to indulge in shameful acts which equal or outdo the worst of the Renaissance Popes.
~By J. Irwin Miller ~


The need for raising the awareness of this shameful chapter in U.S. history is more apparent than ever.
~By Michael M. Honda ~


As soon as you forbid something, you make it extraordinarily appealing. You also bring shame in as a phenomenon.
~By Jock Sturges ~


I think on-stage nudity is disgusting, shameful and damaging to all things American. But if I were 22 with a great body, it would be artistic, tasteful, patriotic and a progressive religious experience.
~By Shelley Winters ~


Today a minimum wage earner has to work a day and a half just to pay for a full tank of gas. That is simply shameful.
~By Bill Pascrell ~


So, babies are taken from their mothers because they get temporarily insane and it's not the mother's fault. This is the thing: they shouldn't feel ashamed. They didn't cause this. It is not something they did to themselves.
~By Marie Osmond ~


I was more ashamed that I couldn't work the washing machine than the fact that I was taking drugs.
~By Elton John ~


The way we've been neglecting to support our libraries throughout the country is a shame.
~By Matthew Lesko ~


Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
~By Will Rogers ~


But I don't think there has ever been anything written on the nature of violent man as deep and as thorough as Shakespeare's Titus. I think it puts all modern movies and modern exploitations of violence to shame.
~By Julie Taymor ~


I was trying to protect my wife, I was trying to protect myself from shame, and I really regret it.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Mercy should make us ashamed, wrath afraid to sin.
~By William Gurnall ~


Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame.
~By John Lyly ~


The most basic obligation we have to our veterans is that we keep the promises that were made to them. That is what makes the recent failures of the Veterans Administration so shameful.
~By Doc Hastings ~


I think Ellenor is embarrassed and ashamed and has devoted all of her energy to the law and to helping other people get justice because it's too difficult for her to face her own struggle for justice.
~By Camryn Manheim ~


You've got to vote for someone. It's a shame, but it's got to be done.
~By Whoopi Goldberg ~

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May 8 ,2021
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