Sad Quotes about Shame
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Guilt says I've done something wrong;
... shame says there is something wrong with me.
Guilt says I've made a mistake;
... shame says I am a mistake.
Guilt says what did was not good;
... shame says I am no good.
- John Bradshaw
God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning
I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business.
- Sydney Pollack
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
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Isn't it a shame that future generations can't be here
to see all the wonderful things we're doing with their money?
- Earl Wilson
Justice is a whore that won't let herself be stiffed,
and collects the wages of shame even from the poor.
- Karl Kraus
Ira Gershwin, shame on him.
I mean, some of the writing.
- Joni Mitchell
The glory of my name increases my shame.
Less known by mortals, I could better escape their eyes.
- Jean Racine
It is a matter of shame that in the morning the birds
should be awake earlier than you.
- Abu Bakr
I don't read a great deal of fiction,
to my shame, other than the classics.
- Richard Attenborough
Acting is half shame, half glory.
Shame at exhibiting yourself, glory when you can forget yourself.
- John Gielgud
Likewise, I see no shame in writing Captain America or Wolverine.
- Mark Millar
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
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
If a man suffers ill, let it be without shame;
for this is the only profit when we are dead.
You will never say a good word about deeds that are evil and disgraceful.
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
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
A diagnosis is burden enough without being burdened by secrecy and shame.
- Jane Pauley
From infancy on, we are all spies; the shame is not
this but that the secrets to be discovered are so paltry and few.
- John Updike
We knew Chris Matthews had no shame.
Now we also know the king of TV ghouls has no souls.
- Michelle Malkin
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.
- Wesley Clark
Nobody can stop you but you.
And shame on you if you're the one who stops yourself.
- Damon Wayans
The first draught serveth for health,
the second for pleasure, the third for shame,
and the fourth for madness.
If it is a shame to be the second man on Mount Everest,
then I will have to live with this shame.
- Tenzing Norgay
I don't think closeted homosexual morticians have the
market cornered on self-loathing or sense of shame.
- Michael C. Hall
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 public have neither shame or gratitude.
- William Hazlitt
Here dead lie we because we did not choose to live
and shame the land from which we sprung.
Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose;
but young men think it is,
and we were young.
- A. E. Housman
Shame is a fitter and generally a more effectual punishment
for a child than beating.
- Samuel Richardson
It's a big shame, because 'Trixter' in my mind were
what a real rock n' roll band is all about.
- Steve Brown
Shame, shame, shame.
How many times have I told you not to be frightened?
Have I not told you God looks after all his children?
- Willis Goldbeck
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
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
It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.
But let us not too hastily triumph in the shame of Sparta,
lest we aggravate our own condemnation.
- Thomas Day
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
You know the great irony is that people think you have
to have money to enjoy fine food,
which is a shame.
- Ted Allen
Science has nothing to be ashamed of even in the ruins of Nagasaki.
The shame is theirs who appeal to other values than
the human imaginative values which science has evolved.
- Jacob Bronowski
It's a shame anyone had to lose that.
What a great rivalry.
- Mike Tice
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
I'm the last person who has any desire to instruct anybody in shame.
That's no errand for me.
- Jock Sturges
Truth is the daughter of time, and I feel no shame in being her midwife.
- Johannes Kepler
You've got to vote for someone.
It's a shame, but it's got to be done.
- Whoopi Goldberg
I used to look in the mirror and feel shame,
I look in the mirror now and I absolutely love myself.
- Drew Barrymore
There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.
- Howard Zinn
I wanted control over what was said and what was not said,
rather than holding my head down in shame.
- Rebecca Loos
When did it something of shame or ridicule to be a
self-made man in America?
- Glenn Beck
Doubt is the brother of shame.
- Erik Erikson
The Black skin is not a badge of shame,
but rather a glorious symbol of national greatness.
- Marcus Garvey
Honor and shame from no condition rise.
Act well your part: there all the honor lies.
- Alexander Pope
Warren Spector is amazing, and his team is as good as any in the business.
Shame to see all the revenues from their game entangled
with all the madness of the Dallas office.
- Mike Wilson
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.
- Brooke Shields
Well it's because the record companies are pumping
away with their commercial stuff.
I think it's a shame.
- Marian McPartland
I gave up shame a long time ago.
- John Lithgow
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
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
The perceived wisdom is that people do not go in large
numbers to black-and-white movies anymore -
which is a great shame,
but I'd love to make a black-and-white movie one day.
- Sam Mendes
The secret thoughts of a man run over all things,
holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave,
and light, without shame or blame.
- Thomas Hobbes
Fool me once, shame on you.
Fool me twice, shame on me.
- Randall Terry
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.
- Fred Woodworth
It's a shame the Manchester United situation turned sour.
- Paul Ince
I'd love to be in another film, but they haven't asked me.
I think it's a shame but the prospects of me doing
another one now are remote.
Please do campaign on my behalf.
- Julie Walters
The whole aspect of cinema and film festivals should
be a moment to come together and celebrate art and humanity.
It would be a shame if there was such a divide.
- Keanu Reeves
Ignorance makes most men go into a political party,
and shame keeps them from getting out of it.
- Edward F. Halifax
Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.
- John Dryden
Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I also know how to ask people for money and I have
no shame about doing that.
- Roma Downey
I was always the shame of the family -
the one Yankee who was actually born in the North.
- Randy Harrison
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