Shame Related Quotes



Isn't it a shame military doctors couldn't be as good as military sunglasses?

Pat Conroy


We never pay anyone Dane-geld, No matter how trifling the cost; For the end of that game is oppression and shame, And the nation that plays it is lost!

Rudyard Kipling


Pride gets into the Coach, and Shame mounts behind.

Benjamin Franklin


I think it's a shame that something as creative and vital to the nature of the human species as story-telling is largely controlled by the soulless cretins known as publishers.

Piers Anthony


Public humiliation is a commodity and shame is an industry,

Monica Lewinsky


“Curvy African-American women were celebrated. These girls didn't experience anxiety and shame about their bodies. Being curvy or large was a source of pride within the African-American community.”

Gayle Brooks


“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


... there is no shame in not knowing. The problem arises when irrational thought and attendant behavior fill the vacuum left by ignorance.

Neil Degrasse Tyson


Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.

Benjamin Franklin


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.

Gary Kemp