Quotation Explorer - 'Shame'

Shame Sucker! You suck my joy away!You suck my fun away!You suck my happiness away!Shame, you suck! - Darryl Stewart Wellness
When regret and shame fades away, beauty will be in your heart to forever stay. - Imania Margria
To shame our sins He blushed in blood;He closed His eyes to show us God;Let all the world fall down and knowThat none but God such love can show - Bernard of Clairvaux
There's no shame compared to being beautiful with nothing in your brain, an ugly devil with wits is much better that the former. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Don't you feel shame? I thought scum like you could at least feel shame - Kohta Hirano
Silence by any other name is called shame. - Shannon L. Alder
Everyone has it's own great triumph, has he own story with sadness, madness and reverses. That's how we are build, few are the people which share their story, most cases because of shame. - Deyth Banger
The best sci-fi stories use the fantastical to remind us of the reality of who we are today, the hope of who we may become tomorrow, and the shame of who we were yesterday. - Julio Alexi Genao
We all have thoughts that would shame the devil. - Mark Twain
Shame control us and our lives, it makes the choices we just state in spec and watch what's doing... as far as now it goes like a bot... auto! - Deyth Banger
So far there'll always be some thrive for perfection, there should be no shame in imperfection. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
There is no shame in darkness. - RJ Arkhipov
I fear I have praised you too much too soon. Will I lose you in your shame of believing that you can never be what I think you are? - Kate McGahan
It's no shame in reaching second or third base if you aimed for first base. - Stephen Richards
It's a terrible thing, what we did, said Francis abruptly. I mean, this man was not Voltaire we killed. But still. It’s a shame. I feel bad about it. - Donna Tartt
The most beautiful women I have known had one thing in common apart from beauty: humility. It's a shame that those with less to boast about do it the most. - Donna Lynn Hope
All violence is an attempt to replace shame with self-esteem. - James Gilligan
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
What starts out as an intrusive thought can turn into an overwhelming concept if we "feed" it with more negative thinking. From the book: Removing Your Shame Label. - Eddie Capparucci, LPC
It is wonderful, awesome and merrywise to see satan lose the battle to us in fear and panic and shame! Our victory is in Christ Jesus! - Israelmore Ayivor
America's leaders should be examples of integrity and high moral standards. When their behavior evokes shame rather than pride and becomes something that we don't want to discuss in front of the children at the kitchen table, we should consider impeachment. - Ben Carson, M.D.
It does not surprise seeing a husband working as slave to his wife , but how he takes often the pride or pleasure of admitting it publicly without a bit of shame of living such disgraceful life. - Anuj Somany
In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress. - Peter Stone
Shame without repentance doesn’t lose power when it is spoken, it only seeks approval. - Shannon L. Alder
Your mistakes are to help you develop your purpose, not shame and guilt. - Sue Fitzmaurice
Make not, when you work a deed of shame, The scoundrel's plea, 'My forbears did the same. - Al-Maʿarri
Nothing is respectfully amazing than a man who finds no shame to tell the world how grateful he is for all the love and sacrifices his woman made.. - Himmilicious
The most important thing is to be whatever you are without shame. - Rod Steiger
Dancy closes her eyes, remembering all the times that have been so much worse than this, all the horror and shame and sorrow to give her strength. The burning parts of her no one and nothing can ever touch, the fire where her soul used to be. - Caitlín R. Kiernan
You cannot really shame a man who sincerely does not care what others think of him. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Shame is that intrinstic meter of our own heart to tell us that we have failed to follow our own moral compass.
A man must not be without shame, for the shame of being without shame is shamelessness indeed. - Mencius
The reason you are suffering now, Is because you judged wrongly people whom you should be asking help from. You have judged them based on your own personal past experience and others you have shame them and look down unto them because of your pride. - De philosopher DJ Kyos
...and all the people said 'What a shame that he's dead, but wasn't he a most peculiar man? - Paul Simon
There is no shame in failing; it is a better way to get stronger faster. - Debasish Mridha
Lots of people lose themselves in love, it's no shame, they write songs about it. The hitch is you can't stay lost, sooner or later you have to get back to yourself. If you can't then love becomes your master and you're just it's dog.
Once you have money and fame, the next thing you should expect is scandal and shame. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It doesn't pain seeing who she turned out to be a face now, but knowing so much how she pretended to be who she was not for all these years without a tinge of guilt and shame. - Anuj Somany
Shame and blame should have no place in our body, mind, or spirit. - Asa Don Brown
Pride is not the opposite of shame, but it's source. True humility is the only antidote to shame. - General Iroh
There is no shame in having been the woman I was. She made me the woman I am. - Julie-Anne
Deep rooted envy is the main cause why people put you down, blame, shame, misjudge, maltreat and malign you; abusing your goodness and generosity." from the book, Odyssey of a Heart, Home of a Soul - Angelica Hopes
I work every day to live my life in such a way that when I take my last breath, I will be satisfied I made a difference and I was an inspiration; that I left something behind that will be meaningful to society; I did not shame my family, disappoint my friends or ruin my good name. - Carlos Wallace
If the thought of leaving a relationship makes you want to hang your head in shame, why ever would you want to walk out the door? You are obviously missing something. - Jennifer Megan Varnadore
I don't feel any shame I won't apologize if there ain't nowhere you can go running away from pain when you've been victimized tales from another broken home. - Green Day
Strength isn't about bearing a cross of grief or shame. Strength comes from choosing your own path, and living with the consequences. - Jenny Trout
Shame is a state of mind. - A.D. Posey
We are not the ones who will achieve success and put this world to shame, but God will do thisthrough us. - Sunday Adelaja
Defeated? Learn from it. Move forward. You're stronger now. Reach out for help. No shame, only learning. Seek out those you can learn from. - Waylon H. Lewis
To my shame, my nation and the church of the lord Jesus Christ in my continent is covered head to toe in this ignorance. - Sunday Adelaja
He asked me for a light to light his cigarette, and by reason of unaware, it is he that really gave light to me, made me realize how much alike we all are, breathing the same air, beating the same red blood, separated through some fortune and shame in the way of humanity. - Anthony Liccione
There is nothing spiritual about a marriage that uses guilt, blame, shame or religious manipulations to keep a relationship together. - Shannon L. Alder
No matter how many sins you make or how slow you travel back toward God's valley, you are still way ahead of a person who never made a mistake and doesn't know what it is like to climb out of a pit of shame and rise above their temptations. - Shannon L. Alder
When someone reacts violently and aggressively, it only goes to demonstrate the lack of truth, trust and confidence in oneself and issue that we are defending. It rather portrays the guilt, shame and self anger for defending the indefensible. - Vishwas Chavan
There's no shame in enjoying the quiet life. - Daniel Radcliffe
Silence can symbolize many things; fear, anger, sadness, or shame. But one thing that silence cannot symbolize is happiness because silence is dark, silence is quiet, silence is everything happiness should not acquire. - Keysi
Give me strength, not to be better than my enemies, but to defeat my greatest enemy, the doubts within myself. Give me strength for a straight back and clear eyes, so when life fades, as the setting sun, my spirit may come to you without shame. - P.C. Cast
There smites nothing so sharp, nor smelleth so sour as shame. - William Langland
It’s a shame how much artists have to bleed for people to enjoy their work. - Solange nicole
People-pleasers feel they must constantly be performing acts of service to others to gain acceptance. That requires a lot of work, effort, and energy. From the book: Removing Your Shame Label. - Eddie Capparucci, LPC
Mom, I feel good. This dress makes me feel like someone I didn't know I could be. I've never owned anything like it. But if when you see this - when you see me- you think it's a pity, that it's a shame I didn't lose a few, then screw you, Mom. Try harder. - Julie Murphy
Men with Honor are not killed by swords, they die of Shame. - Alok Jagawat
The more we connect with our Spiritual self, the uglier sin looks. From the book: Removing Your Shame Label. - Eddie Capparucci, LPC
If there is a single factor that makes spiritual direction effective as a change agency for the soul, it is this: spiritual direction holds our shame at bay long enough for us to see ourselves as God sees us in Christ. - Gary W. Moon
Did you make a mistake today? Did you do or say something that you’re ashamed of? Congratulations. You are officially human. Love yourself, especially when you’re aching with shame or regret. Make your amends, learn the lesson, and love your wondrous human self. - Margaret Moss Painter
Take it from Richard, poor and lame, what's begun in anger ends in shame. - Benjamin Franklin
Uncommunicated expectations are the shame of relationships. - Alafia Stewart
Life...as God intended it enables us to live above the drag of fear, superstition, shame, pessimism, guilt, anxiety, worry, and all the negativity that keeps people from seizing each day as a gift from Him. - Charles R. Swindoll
It’s a bizarre act of self-mutilation to say that ‘I don’t get on with science fiction and fantasy, therefore I’m never going to read any’. What a shame. All those great books that you’re cutting yourself off from. - David Mitchell
What is at the base of shame or guilt? It is the consciousness of an imbalance, or of an action in the past that has caused, and probably continues to cause, suffering. - Darrell Calkins
It is entirely seemly for a young man killed in battle to lie mangled by the bronze spear. In his death all things appear fair. But when dogs shame the gray head and gray chin and nakedness of an old man killed, it is the most piteous thing that happens among wretched mortals. - Homer
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
My ability to tolerate shame, to compartmentalize it, to swallow it, increased right along with my belt size. it came with the territory of being heavy. Obese people have a lifetime of experience with shame. - Edward Ugel
It will make a weak man mighty. it will make a mighty man fall. It will fill your heart and hands or leave you with nothing at all. It's the eyes for the blind and legs for the lame. It is the love for hate and pride for shame. That's the power of the gospel. - Ben Harper
Never be ashamed of who you are. True shame always belongs to the person that enjoys being ashamed of who you are. - Shannon L. Alder
It's a shame that we have to choose between two such second-rate countries as the USSR and the USA. - Jorge Luis Borges
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is. - Benjamin Franklin
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
Humility and shame have been confused. Humility is knowing that you know nothing for sure and shame is someone having to tell you. - Erica Goros
God's gifts put men's best dreams to shame. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
There is no shame in ignorance, only in denying it. By knowing what we do not know, we can take steps to remedy our lack of knowledge - Graham McNeill
There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people. - Howard Zinn
We are a society of excuses, shame and blame; we avoid accountability and often project our responsibility when involving domestic violence. - Asa Don Brown
There's no shame in fear. It's only shame in letting fear rule you! - Roman General adressing troops
Build a bridge over shame by teaching kids about sexual abuse. Give them a chance to run to us should they encounter it. Be their hero. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
Over-familiar, the music has become a kind of audio-Valium, background music rather than something I listen to actively and attentively. A gin and tonic after a long day. A shame, I think, because while each note remains the same, I used to hear them differently. It used to sound better. - David Nicholls
Shame on you. Don't tell me you've been married for an hour and you've already got eyes for another woman. - Mordecai Richler
Somehow, I did not finger you for a treasure-hunter.Oh, but I am, without shame. Her name is Titianni Aziz. - V.S. Carnes
You've got to vote for someone. It's a shame, but it's got to be done. - Whoopi Goldberg
The hardest period in life is one’s twenties. It’s a shame because you’re your most gorgeous, and you’re physically in peak condition. But it’s actually when you’re most insecure and full of self-doubt. When you don’t know what’s going to happen, it’s frightening. - Helen Mirren
I’m in a band. I don’t go to church every Sunday. I love punk rock music. Sometimes I use swear words a lot. I respect and admire gay men and women. I’m obsessed with horror films. I know what shame feels like. And guess what old man? Jesus is still my Savior. - Hayley Williams
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. - Benjamin Franklin
Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt. - William Cowper
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor lies. - Alexander Pope
While you live tell truth and shame the devil. - William Shakespeare
There is no need to suffer silently and there is no shame in seeking help. - Joel S. Manuel
Learn to struggle in all four seasons, for opportunity has no date or an exact time to find, you will only get what you need by trying everthing you know, without fear or shame. - Auliq Ice
Oh what a shame, if she thought any beauty that she has came from him. She didn't understand the beauty of her own skin. - Jasmine Sandozz
It is a shame that the Legal Aid Commission and the Aboriginal Legal Service are so poorly funded ....... State and federal governments should be addressing this issueThe Daily Telegraph, Sydney, 30 March 2014 - Abdullah Reslan Lawyer
Dreams are postcards from our subconscious, inner self to outer self, right brain trying to cross that moat to the left. Too often they come back unread: "return to sender, addressee unknown." That's a shame because it's a whole other world out there--or in here depending on your point of view. - Dennis Koenig and Jordan Budde
I'd like to see much more understanding of emotional issues around hurt, abandonment, disappointment, longing, failure and shame, where they stem from and how they drive people and policies brought into public discourse. - Susie Orbach
Love is a prayer, begin it with self. If you can worship yourself without shame or guilt, you will be able to respect others. - Vishwas Chavan
He walked away. It was a shame really, but what could I do? He was the law; I broke the law, two things one should never combine.From WIP The Trinity Saints - Leslie Dawn Nash
God has witnessed everything done to you. Those that love God will feel shame for what they did. Those that don't ....do not know God or have a concept of repentance or forgiveness. - Shannon L. Alder
The only way you will ever be free is when you decide you have had enough of living up to the standards other people force upon you through shame. Never wear their chains of judgment when they can’t break free of their own. - Shannon L. Alder
Do not support your friend in his sin today, for tomorrow he is getting converted and he will a shame you. - JOEL NYARANGI AKOYA
(Referring to the piano's natural shape) Isn't it a shame when those big fat opera singers lean against the pianos and bend them? - Victor Borge
The engine of capitalist patriarchy runs on the dirty fuel of women’s shame. - Laurie Penny
Mine would be, "We will stand together, he and I. One in victory, one in shame. Only then can I truly own the power of Halla. How sweet the moment of revelation will be, when he learns that he handed it to me." -SD the Pilgrims of Rayne - D.J. MacHale
I never know which is worse: the sorrow when you hit the bird or the shame when you miss it. - Julian Fellowes
For every Aruna story we hear there are hundreds of thousands that will never be heard, swept under the great rug of shame societies have so eloquently woven. It is up to us to speak up, to lift this heavy rug and reveal the ugliness it conceals. - Aysha Taryam
Temporis filia veritas; cui me obstetricari non pudet.Truth is the daughter of time, and I feel no shame in being her midwife. - Johannes Kepler
Self-centered indulgence, pride and a lack of shame over sin are now emblems of the American lifestyle. - Billy Graham
This worldthat was our homefor a brief spellnever brought us anythingbut pain and grief;its a shame that not one of our problemswas ever solved.We departwith a thousand regretsin our hearts. - Omar Khayyám
You can't take credit for your talents, but it matters that you use them. You can't really be blamed for your weaknesses, but it matters that you correct them. So pride and shame don't make a lot of sense, in the final analysis, but they weren't much fun anyway. - Sam Harris
Were there but one virtuous man in the world, he would hold up his head with confidence and honor; he would shame the world, and not the world him.
Have been most timid of cowards from day of birth," replied Li Han, without shame, "and this is an inauspicious day."- "No it ain't," said Olaf, "it ban Thursday. - The Road to Samarcand
Culture now spreads at central nervous system speed. It’s a shame that compassion doesn’t. - Dean Cavanagh
Isn't it a shame that some people's 'weaknesses' can be so strong. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours; he can't make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work. - William Faulkner
Natasha, in her lilac silk dress trimmed with black lace walked, as women can walk, with the more repose and stateliness the greater the pain and shame in her soul. - Leo Tolstoy
There is no shame in not knowing; the shame lies in not finding out. - Russian proverb
Shame is that intrinsic meter of our own heart to tell us that we have failed to follow our own moral compass.
Shame is a powerful feeling. There is a tremendous difference between making a mistake and believing you are a mistake...If I don’t see myself as being a mistake then it is I who must take responsibility and I am not ready to accept that. - David W. Earle
The shame of being a man - is there any better reason to write? - Gilles Deleuze
Watch out for each other. Love everyone and forgive everyone, including yourself. Forgive your anger. Forgive your guilt. Your shame. Your sadness. Embrace and open up your love, your joy, your truth, and most especially your heart. - Jim Henson
Around the circle eyes began to glisten as Carol's awe of the Gospel laid bare the shame of those of us whose senses had been dulled to its wonder. - Barbara Hughes
For Jesus, it was about the Father and us. It was not about Him. Could we say the same about ourselves? From the book: Removing Your Shame Label. - Eddie Capparucci, LPC
Far too often we allow the hurtful words of others to define us. From the book: Removing Your Shame Label. - Eddie Capparucci, LPC
Time will come and some people will be proud of themselves that they have never believed in any religion! This honour will be belonging to the clever people of the society only! For the others, merely the deep shame will remain! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Those who were raised in poverty and have been successful to overcome the shame of it, understands the hardship of those who are left behind. - Ellen J. Barrier
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