Shame quotes page 2
I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see
them not ashamed.
No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a
man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.
Shyness is when you turn your head away from something you want. Shame is when you turn
your head away from something you do not want.
Jonathan Safran Foer
Picasso had a saying: "Good artists copy, great
artists steal." We have always been
shameless about stealing great ideas.
In politics, it seems, retreat is honourable if dictated by military considerations and
shameful if even suggested for ethical reasons.
Shame in a kindred cannot be avoided.
Be ashamed to die before you have won some victory for humanity.
God knows we've never ashamed of our tears, because they are the rain that cleanses
blinding dust of earth overlying our hard hearts.
Truth may be blamed but never shamed.
People dancing the painful Blame 'n Shame Shuffle feel wronged, weak, and
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We need never be ashamed of our tears.
Choice! The key is choice. You have options. You need not spend your life wallowing
failure, ignorance, grief, poverty, shame, and self-pity. There is a better way to live!
Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right, and
stick to it.
Fear in the forest is shame in the home.
African proverb, Hausa
It's a shame to steal, but a worse to carry home.
There's no shame in losing money on a stock. Everybody does it. What is shameful is
on to a stock, or worse, to buy more of it when the fundamentals are deteriorating.
I am not ashamed to confess I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Malice, like lust, when it is at the height, doth not know shame.
Never be ashamed. There's some who'll hold it against you, but they're not worth
Joanne K. Rowling, Harry Potter
and the Goblet of Fire
Tell the truth and shame the devil.
Some thinking to avenge their shame increase it.
Man is timid and apologetic; he is no longer upright; he dares not say "I think," "I
quotes some saint or sage. He is ashamed before the blade of grass or the blowing rose.
These roses under my window make no reference to former roses or to better ones; they are
for what they are; they exist with God today. There is no time to them. There is simply the
rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not
because I have it no longer.
To a lover, melancholy is no shame.
As long as one dissident is in prison, our freedom will not be true. As long as one
hungry, our lives will be filled with anguish and shame. What all these victims need above all
is to know that they are not alone; that we are not forgetting them, that when their voices
are stifled we shall lend them ours, that while their freedom depends on ours, the quality of
our freedom depends on theirs.
Shame sometimes can kill a man.
England is perhaps the only great country whose intellectuals are ashamed of their
He that has no shame has no conscience.
Watch out for each other. Love everyone and forgive everyone, including yourself.
your anger. Forgive your guilt. Your shame. Your sadness. Embrace and open up your love,
your joy, your truth, and most especially your heart.