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    A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying... that he is wiser today than yesterday.

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Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.

Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Shame Quotes,
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Doubt is the brother of shame.

Doubt is the brother of shame.

by Ugo Betti Found in: Shame Quotes,
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The most curious offspring of shame is shyness.

The most curious offspring of shame is shyness.

by Sydney Smith Found in: Shame Quotes,
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The worst kind of shame is being ashamed of frugality or poverty.
[Lat., Pessimus quidem pudor vel est parsimoniae read more

The worst kind of shame is being ashamed of frugality or poverty.
[Lat., Pessimus quidem pudor vel est parsimoniae vel
frugalitatis.]

by Titus Livy Found in: Shame Quotes,
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Sin hath the devil for its father, shame for its companion, and death for its wages

Sin hath the devil for its father, shame for its companion, and death for its wages

by Thomas J. Watson, Sr. Found in: Shame Quotes,
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Love taught him shame; and shame, with love at strife,
Soon taught the sweet civilities of life.

Love taught him shame; and shame, with love at strife,
Soon taught the sweet civilities of life.

by John Dryden Found in: Shame Quotes,
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The guilty catch themselves

The guilty catch themselves

by Proverb Found in: Shame Quotes,
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Common sense hides shame.

Common sense hides shame.

by Gaelic Proverb Found in: Shame Quotes,
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The only art her guilt to cover,
To hide her shame from every eye,
To give repentance read more

The only art her guilt to cover,
To hide her shame from every eye,
To give repentance to her lover,
And wring his bosom, is--to die.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Shame Quotes,
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