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Picture quote by Charles Dickens about shame

We need never be ashamed of our tears. ⏤ Charles Dickens

Picture quote by Robert Half about motivational

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

Picture quote about shame

Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.

Picture quote about shame

Never be ashamed of a scar, It simply means you are stronger than whatever tried yo hurt you

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The difference between shame and guilt is the difference between "I am bad' and "I did something bad".

Picture quote by Bill Clinton about mind

Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all. ⏤ Bill Clinton

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Most of our faults are more pardonable than the means we use to conceal them.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

Shame is worse than death.


We need never be ashamed of our tears.

Charles Dickens, writer

There are no good girls gone wrong, just bad girls found out.

Mae West, actress

An event has happened, upon which it is difficult to speak, and impossible to be silent.

Edmund Burke, statesman

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

Drew Barrymore, actress

There are persons who, when they cease to shock us, cease to interest us.

Francis H. Bradley,

Study carefully, the character of the one you recommend, lest their misconduct bring you shame.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame.

John Lyly, writer

There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.

Howard Zinn, historian

You know what, rip me off once, shame on me. But twice? I'm coming after you and taking back what's mine.

Billy Mays, businessman

There is no shame in not knowing. The shame lies in not finding out.

Russian Proverbs,

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

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.

Jonathan Swift, writer

I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed.

Jonathan Swift, writer

You can cry, ain't no shame in it.

Will Smith, actor

I have Dalinian thought: the one thing the world will never have enough of is the outrageous.

Salvador Dali, painter

Old maids sweeten their tea with scandal.

Josh Billings, comedian

God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet

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

Dick Gregory, comedian

The shame that arises from praise which we do not deserve often makes us do things we should otherwise never have attempted.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

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

Marcus Garvey, publisher

Toil is no source of shame; idleness is shame.

Hesiod, poet

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

Michael C. Hall, actor

People say, oh it's a shame, you're not nostalgic about the '60s. Well actually, it's quite good, when you think of it. Wouldn't it be sad if I was sitting here wishing it back?

Robert Wyatt, musician

It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all.


Gossip is charming! History is merely gossip. But scandal is gossip made tedious by morality.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

The glory of my name increases my shame. Less known by mortals, I could better escape their eyes.

Jean Racine, dramatist

The embarrassing thing is that the salad dressing is out-grossing my films.

Paul Newman, actor

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.

Louis Kronenberger, critic

What a man is ashamed of is always at bottom himself; and he is ashamed of himself at bottom always for being afraid.

Robin G. Collingwood, philosopher

One should never make one's debut with a scandal. One should reserve that to give an interest to one's old age.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

Doubt is the brother of shame.

Erik Erikson, psychologist

Scandal is what one half of the world takes pleasure inventing, and the other half in believing.

Paul Chatfield,

He scratched his ear, the infallible resource to which embarrassed people have recourse.

Lord Byron, poet

The man that blushes is not quite a brute.

Edward Young, poet

When all our deeds of glory are laid in front of Thee,

Connie Dover,

In the case of scandal, as in that of robbery, the receiver is always thought as bad as the thief.

Lord Chesterfield, statesman

When a girl ceases to blush, she has lost the most powerful charm of her beauty.

St. Gregory The Great,

One is never so dangerous when one has no shame, than when one has grown too old to blush.

Marquis De Sade, novelist

Some people play very, very well just so they won't get embarrassed.

Lynn Swann, athlete

Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.

John Dryden, poet

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.

Tori Amos, musician

Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.

George Soros, investor

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.

Sydney Smith, clergyman

Honor and shame from no condition rise; Act well your part, there all the honor lies.

Alexander Pope, poet

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.

Louis Kronenberger, critic

Scandal: gossip made tedious by morality.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

She is absolutely inadmissible into society. Many a woman has a past, but I am told that she has at least a dozen, and that they all fit.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

There's a blush for won t, and a blush for shan't, and a blush for having done it: There's a blush for thought and a blush for naught, and a blush for just begun it.

John Keats, poet

The bold defiance of a woman is the certain sign of her shame, - when she has once ceased to blush, it is because she has too much to blush for.

Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, diplomat

I really thought I was on the way out. My husband Blake saved my life. Often I don't know what I do, then the next day the memory returns. And then I am engulfed in shame.

Amy Winehouse, musician

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.

Martha Beck, author

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.

Douglas Hyde, politician

It's a shame anyone had to lose that. What a great rivalry.

Mike Tice, coach

You know, I once read an interesting book which said that, uh, most people lost in the wilds, they, they die of shame. Yeah, see, they die of shame. 'What did I do wrong? How could I have gotten myself into this?' And so they sit there and they... die. Because they didn't do the one thing that would save their lives. Thinking.

David Mamet, dramatist

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.

Bryan Brown, actor

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.

Cat Stevens, musician

Bite us once, shame on the dog; bite us repeatedly, shame on us for allowing it.

Phyllis Schlafly, lawyer

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

Michelle Malkin, writer

My lady's presence makes the roses red, because to see her lips they blush for shame.

Henry Constable, poet

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

Ted Allen, entertainer

I also know how to ask people for money and I have no shame about doing that.

Roma Downey, actress

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

Rebecca Loos, celebrity

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

Abu Bakr, leader

I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business.

Sydney Pollack, director

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.

Isoroku Yamamoto, soldier

I seem to find different material every four to six months and I frequently forget it which is a shame because it would be nice to have a bigger library.

Leo Kottke, musician

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.

Muhammad Yunus, economist

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.

Owen Hart, entertainer

Likewise, I see no shame in writing Captain America or Wolverine.

Mark Millar, writer

It's a shame in a way that people come and go with one album.

Marc Almond, musician

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

Matthew Lesko, entertainer

We hope we are moving toward a world where sexual orientation is not an issue, because we hate the idea of a gay ghetto. I think that it's a real shame that people become restricted by their sexuality or define their whole lives by their sexuality.

Neil Tennant, musician

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

Randy Harrison, actor

After all, you put a lot into creating a universe and everything that goes with it, and it seems a shame to use it only once.

Terry Brooks, writer

Nobody can stop you but you. And shame on you if you're the one who stops yourself.

Damon Wayans, comedian

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.

Aimee Mann, musician

Ira Gershwin, shame on him. I mean, some of the writing.

Joni Mitchell, musician

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

Richard Attenborough, actor

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.

Ryszard Kapuscinski, journalist

Those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties, with which nature hath furnished them to the shame of art.

Izaak Walton, writer

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.

Davy Jones, musician

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.

Lionel Blue, clergyman

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.

Pamela Stephenson, actress

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.

Ryne Sandberg, athlete

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.

Henry Mayhew, journalist

I'm the last person who has any desire to instruct anybody in shame. That's no errand for me.

Jock Sturges, photographer

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

Jock Sturges, photographer

Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will moderation be utterly exiled from the minds of tyrants.

Edmund Burke, statesman

Scandal is an importunate wasp, against which we must make no movement unless we are quite sure that we can kill it; otherwise it will return to the attack more furious than ever.

Sebastian Roch Nicolas Chamfort,

We never forgive those who make us blush.

JeanFrancois De La Harpe,

Oh! no! we never mention her, her name is never heard; my lips are now forbid to speak, that once familiar word.

Thomas Haynes Bayly, writer

Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl?

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet

The basis of shame is not some personal mistake of ours, but the ignominy, the humiliation we feel that we must be what we are without any choice in the matter, and that this humiliation is seen by everyone.

Milan Kundera, writer

I have family in Ponce. It's a shame that my grandfather passed and I wasn't able to be there with him.

Lloyd Banks, musician

In the cellars of the night, when the mind starts moving around old trunks of bad times, the pain of this and the shame of that, the memory of a small boldness is a hand to hold.

John Leonard, poet

By bringing shame to a person, how could one expect to make him a better man?

Yamamoto Tsunetomo,

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