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Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
The Black skin is not a badge of shame, but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
What do you regard as most humane? To spare someone shame.
You can cry, ain't no shame in it.
When I was a boy if a girl got pregnant the shame was placed on her and the boy could get away.
Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle.
The only shame is to have none.
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
Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.
Whilst shame keeps its watch, virtue is not wholly extinguished in the heart; nor will moderation be utterly exiled from the minds of tyrants.
There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.
It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.
At best the family teaches the finest things human beings can learn from one another generosity and love. But it is also, all too often, where we learn nasty things like hate, rage and shame.
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
I never learned hate at home, or shame. I had to go to school for that.
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor lies.
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.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The voice of the intelligence is drowned out by the roar of fear. It is ignored by the voice of desire. It is contradicted by the voice of shame. It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger. Most of all it is silenced by ignorance.
Karl A. Menninger
It is a matter of shame that in the morning the birds should be awake earlier than you.
Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think.
Michel de Montaigne
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.
Shame is the feeling you have when you agree with the woman who loves you that you are the man she thinks you are.
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?
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.
Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.
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