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    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.

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If yet not lost to all the sense of shame.

If yet not lost to all the sense of shame.

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Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.

Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.

by Seneca Found in: Shame Quotes,
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A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying... that read more

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.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Shame Quotes,
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Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think.

Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think.

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Here shame dissuades him, there his fear prevails,
And each by turns his aching heart assails.

Here shame dissuades him, there his fear prevails,
And each by turns his aching heart assails.

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Shame is pride's cloak.

Shame is pride's cloak.

by William Blake Found in: Shame Quotes,
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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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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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The only shame is to have none

The only shame is to have none

by Blaise Pascal Found in: Shame Quotes,
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