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I think we're at risk with our democracy. I think we're dealing with the most closed, imperialistic, nastiest administration in living memory. They even put Richard Nixon to shame.
~By Wesley Clark ~


One of the misfortunes of our time is that in getting rid of false shame we have killed off so much real shame as well.
~By Louis Kronenberger ~


There was a bit of a comparison that Bret was making between Vince McMahon and my dad. He looked up to Vince as a dad and stuff, and it was a shame to see the whole thing end the way it did.
~By Owen Hart ~


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 ~


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


I still felt we had some really good music on that record, but it's a shame that we couldn't make it better. And the tour was a total mess. We just had no life, no energy, and I felt we were going through the motions.
~By Matt Cameron ~


A great wind swept over the ghetto, carrying away shame, invisibility and four centuries of humiliation. But when the wind dropped people saw it had been only a little breeze, friendly, almost gentle.
~By Jean Genet ~


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'm in the studio 24 hours a day. It's true that once you get a certain level of success, you become a target. Talk magazine should be ashamed of themselves.
~By Puff Daddy ~


All things atrocious and shameless flock from all parts to Rome.
~By Tacitus ~


And then the conditions of safety - or lack of safety - for teachers in public schools, and the disparity between public schools and private schools is shameful.
~By Warren Beatty ~


The custom of sinning takes away the sense of it, the course of the world takes away the shame of it.
~By John Owen ~


It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours; he can't make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work.
~By William Faulkner ~


It's a shame to call somebody a 'diva' simply because they work harder than everybody else.
~By Jennifer Lopez ~


I don't read a great deal of fiction, to my shame, other than the classics.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


How is it that, once victory took form and the horrible spectacle of the extermination camps was revealed, we could have shamelessly broken the promises given to the peoples in those years of ordeal?
~By Rene Cassin ~


Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive.
~By Bernard de Mandeville ~


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


Justice is a whore that won't let herself be stiffed, and collects the wages of shame even from the poor.
~By Karl Kraus ~


Corporal punishment is as humiliating for him who gives it as for him who receives it; it is ineffective besides. Neither shame nor physical pain have any other effect than a hardening one.
~By Ellen Key ~


Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.
~By Thomas de Quincey ~


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 ~


Never be ashamed to write a melody that people remember.
~By Burt Bacharach ~


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 ~


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


I enjoy my money, and I'm not ashamed to admit it. I'd certainly rather be rich than poor.
~By Christine McVie ~


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 ~


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


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


When did it something of shame or ridicule to be a self-made man in America?
~By Glenn Beck ~


That's the trouble with anything which essentially has a lot of bits that are physically impossible: You're left, stuck, in the studio. And that's a shame. You're making a movie. You don't want it to stay put, you want it to be a movie - to move.
~By Robbie Coltrane ~


In politics, it seems, retreat is honorable if dictated by military considerations and shameful if even suggested for ethical reasons.
~By Mary McCarthy ~


We had this party in New York, and there were a lot of gay men there dressed up as the characters. I showed up just looking like myself, but it was a real case of shame. They looked so fantastic. We could never quite live up to it.
~By Jennifer Saunders ~


There is nothing worse than being ashamed of parsimony or poverty.
~By Titus Livius ~


Now, being a girl, I was ashamed of my body and my lack of strength. So I tried to be a man. I shot, rode, jumped, and took part in all the fights of the boys.
~By Agnes Smedley ~


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 ~


Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man.
~By Jean Genet ~


Well it's because the record companies are pumping away with their commercial stuff. I think it's a shame.
~By Marian McPartland ~


There are very few people who are not ashamed of having been in love when they no longer love each other.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


A fiction about soft or easy deaths is part of the mythology of most diseases that are not considered shameful or demeaning.
~By Susan Sontag ~


We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form, but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws, the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our country and of shame to true patriots, will soon be a thing of the past.
~By George Crook ~


We have to stop the propaganda, the shameful propaganda used by Kremlin to rehabilitate these old types.
~By Garry Kasparov ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Many of my friends were blacklisted. America should be ashamed of it forever.
~By Richard Widmark ~


No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday.
~By Alexander Pope ~


When I'd tell people I like country music they'd get this look on their faces. People were kind of ashamed of country.
~By Loretta Lynn ~


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 ~


I find it shameful that in nearly all the universities of Europe, Palestinian students sponsor and nurture anti-Semitism.
~By Oriana Fallaci ~


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


I have always had school sickness, as others have seasickness. I cried when it was time to go back to school long after I was old enough to be ashamed of such behavior.
~By Jacques Derrida ~


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 ~


It's sad that the most glorious of sexual experiences can make us feel guilty, ashamed, embarrassed, and abnormal.
~By Sue Johanson ~


There's a lot of skeletons in my closet, but I know what they're wearing. I'm not gonna act all ashamed of it.
~By Naomi Watts ~


Kids are great. That's one of the best things about our business, all the kids you get to meet. It's a shame they have to grow up to be regular people and come to the games and call you names.
~By Charles Barkley ~


In Japan, mothers insist on achievement and accomplishment as a sign of love and respect. Thus to fail places children in a highly shamed situation.
~By Michael Lewis ~


I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for information, and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions of men on those topics that form their own peculiar professions and pursuits.
~By John Locke ~


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


The latest horror to hit the U.S. looks to have been caused by people of Middle Eastern origin, bearing Muslim names. Again, shame. This fuels more hatred for a religion and a people who have nothing to do with these events.
~By Cat Stevens ~


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


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 ~


The Jews have never been ashamed of being Jews, whereas homosexuals have been stupid enough to be ashamed of their homosexuality.
~By Rainer W. Fassbinder ~


I'd love to be in another film, but they haven't asked me. I think it's a shame but the prospects of me doing another one now are remote. Please do campaign on my behalf.
~By Julie Walters ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Everybody kind of understands, Oh yeah you take drugs and it does something to your brain and then you can't stop. It's easier to describe that shame, that horrible feeling of not being able to control your own life.
~By Aimee Mann ~


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 ~


Warren Spector is amazing, and his team is as good as any in the business. Shame to see all the revenues from their game entangled with all the madness of the Dallas office.
~By Mike Wilson ~


It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
~By Confucius ~


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


And I was ashamed of myself for feeling like I had to do that in order to look a certain way. I felt misshapen, just not natural anymore. And I think it was a big stimulator of my drug use.
~By Jamie Lee Curtis ~


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


The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.
~By Plato ~


I used to look in the mirror and feel shame, I look in the mirror now and I absolutely love myself.
~By Drew Barrymore ~


It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.
~By Horace ~


Ira Gershwin, shame on him. I mean, some of the writing.
~By Joni Mitchell ~


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


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 ~


The best author will be the one who is ashamed to become a writer.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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


Today, if you look at financial systems around the globe, more than half the population of the world - out of six billion people, more than three billion - do not qualify to take out a loan from a bank. This is a shame.
~By Muhammad Yunus ~


I never learned hate at home, or shame. I had to go to school for that.
~By Dick Gregory ~


You know, when you don't go on TV and talk about how many women you sleep with, some people in Hollywood, that are supposedly 'in the know,' start whispering that you're gay. If I were gay, I wouldn't be ashamed to admit it, but I'm not.
~By Adam Sandler ~


I don't want to be the center of attention. My posture has changed. I walk with my head down and shoulders slumped. Suddenly I carry myself as if I'm ashamed of something.
~By Randy Harrison ~


And I ask why am I black, they say I was born in sin, and shamed inequity. One of the main songs we used to sing in church makes me sick, 'love wash me and I shall be whiter than snow.
~By Peter Tosh ~


Shame is the feeling you have when you agree with the woman who loves you that you are the man she thinks you are.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


Guys would sleep with a bicycle if it had the right color lip gloss on. They have no shame. They're like bull elks in a field.
~By Tori Amos ~


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


Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.
~By John Dryden ~


I hope this will help new moms not feel alone or desperate, and that there is no shame in their feelings. PPD is out of their control, but the treatment and healing process is not.
~By Brooke Shields ~


It is so conceited and timid to be ashamed of one's mistakes. Of course they are mistakes. Go on to the next.
~By Brenda Ueland ~


So many people have really wanted to die. They seem ashamed to say so. I think it would help if they would say so.
~By Mercedes McCambridge ~


It's a crying shame we don't play more parks and fairs. I would love to go right to the Chamber of Commerce or whoever they are, so that we could get involved in a different way.
~By Davy Jones ~


I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


But I love filmmaking - I'm not ashamed of that. You're sort of vilified if you say that in England.
~By Minnie Driver ~


Isn't it a shame that future generations can't be here to see all the wonderful things we're doing with their money?
~By Earl Wilson ~

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December 3 ,2020
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