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Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores?
~By George Sand ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I'm not ashamed of what I am and that I have curves and that I'm thick, t like my body.
~By Alicia Keys ~


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


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


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


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 ~


This man called President Bush has a lot to answer for. I don't know if this man is really taking care of America. This government has been shameful.
~By Pierce Brosnan ~


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 ~


'How do you know so much about everything?' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was 'By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.'
~By John Abbott ~


Their coverage on the Fox News Channel has been atrocious. The stuff that comes out of Sean Hannity's mouth has been infuriating. The stuff that Bill O'Reilly says has been illogical. You go up and down the schedule and it's insanity over there. The number of lies, perpetuated, promoted by Fox News is just shameful and it hurts everybody.
~By David Shuster ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I was doing a children's book on self-esteem, and I really felt like I wanted to shed the shame I'd been feeling - and maybe make it easier for women my age who had probably felt bad about themselves.
~By Jamie Lee Curtis ~


I am not ashamed of my grandparents for having been slaves. I am only ashamed of myself for having at one time being ashamed.
~By Ralph Ellison ~


I thought of such Christian inventions as the ghetto and the Jewish badge of shame. The Nazis didn't have to go very far to pick up their know-how.
~By Lionel Blue ~


Park women, properly so called, are those degraded creatures, utterly lost to all sense of shame, who wander about the paths most frequented after nightfall in the Parks, and consent to any species of humiliation for the sake of acquiring a few shillings.
~By Henry Mayhew ~


The shameful never have dear friends.
~By Isaac de Benserade ~


I am not ashamed to say that I am the son of a washerwoman.
~By John Burns ~


So live that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip.
~By Will Rogers ~


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 ~


Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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 ~


Shame is a fitter and generally a more effectual punishment for a child than beating.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


I'm not ashamed of my spiritual beliefs, but I in no way incorporate them into this band.
~By Amy Lee ~


We knew Chris Matthews had no shame. Now we also know the king of TV ghouls has no souls.
~By Michelle Malkin ~


Unlike Christianity, which preached a peace that it never achieved, Islam unashamedly came with a sword.
~By Steven Runciman ~


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


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


I think of the Replacements only when they're brought up to me. For two years, I'm at home, they don't really cross my mind. I still hear them on the radio. I'm not ashamed of anything we did.
~By Paul Westerberg ~


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


I love my past, I love my present. I am not ashamed of what I have had, and I am not sad because I no longer have it.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


It's a shame anyone had to lose that. What a great rivalry.
~By Mike Tice ~


The Cold War in Africa is one of the darkest, most disgraceful pages in contemporary history, and everybody ought to be ashamed.
~By Ryszard Kapuscinski ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is easy enough to say that poverty is no crime. No; if it were men wouldn't be ashamed of it. It is a blunder, though, and is punished as such. A poor man is despised the whole world over.
~By Jerome K. Jerome ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


I love such mirth as does not make friends ashamed to look upon one another next morning.
~By Izaak Walton ~


Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


It is a most disgraceful shame the way in which Irishmen are brought up. They are ashamed of their language, institutions, and of everything Irish.
~By Douglas Hyde ~


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 ~


The decline of manners, the cynical pursuit without shame or restraint of personal advantage and of money characterizes our times, not without exceptions, of course, but more than we ought to be comfortable with.
~By J. Irwin Miller ~


I think I felt that I was very well known for my figure and needed to keep that up for my work. And I regret all of it. I felt fraudulent and very shameful.
~By Jamie Lee Curtis ~


Without truth I feel ashamed to be alive.
~By Andrei Platonov ~


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


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


Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts.
~By Aeschylus ~


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 ~


It's kind of a shame that it's even an issue. Not being gay, I can't fully appreciate how complicated that is. In the article, the interviewer asked me, and I said that if I were, I would just say it.
~By Scott Wolf ~


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 ~


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


Toil is no source of shame; idleness is shame.
~By Hesiod ~


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


I haven't done anything that I'm ashamed of.
~By Martin McGuinness ~


By vulgarity I mean that vice of civilization which makes man ashamed of himself and his next of kin, and pretend to be somebody else.
~By Solomon Schechter ~


Shame is such an intense emotion. It just can drive you.
~By Kyra Sedgwick ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


It's nothing to be ashamed of and that there are even beneficial traits associated with the condition. Most importantly, acknowledge yourself for who you are and if you're struggling with anything resembling ADD get professionally diagnosed.
~By Christopher Knight ~


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 ~


Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.
~By Robert Half ~


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 ~


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


I gave up shame a long time ago.
~By John Lithgow ~


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 ~


The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
~By Stephen King ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


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 ~


David has asked me, a number of people have asked me and said, What performance do you like best or what's the best film you've made and so on and I don't really have any hesitation that the film I'm least embarrassed by and ashamed of or uneasy about is Shadowlands.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Most of the groups I worked with 30 years ago are either dead or dead broke. And it's a shame.
~By Ronnie Spector ~


Literary critics, however, frequently suffer from a curious belief that every author longs to extend the boundaries of literary art, wants to explore new dimensions of the human spirit, and if he doesn't, he should be ashamed of himself.
~By Robertson Davies ~


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


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 ~


It didn't happen, but I feel fortunate for the two chances we had and it's just a shame we didn't go to a World Series for Cub fans.
~By Ryne Sandberg ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


One thing I have learned in my time in politics is that if one of the parties is shameless, the other party cannot afford to be spineless.
~By Frank Lautenberg ~

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