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I am not ashamed that these reproaches can be cast upon us, and
that they can not be repelled.
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I am not ashamed that these reproaches can be cast upon us, and
that they can not be repelled.
[Lat., Pudet haec opprobria nobis
Et dici potuisse et non potuisse repelli.]

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The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.

The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is.

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O shame, where is thy blush?

O shame, where is thy blush?

by William Shakespeare Found in: Shame Quotes,
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We live in an atmosphere of shame. We are ashamed of everything
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We live in an atmosphere of shame. We are ashamed of everything
that is real about us; ashamed of ourselves, of our relatives, of
our incomes, of our accents, of our opinion, of our experience,
just as we are ashamed of our naked skins.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Shame Quotes,
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Shame is an ornament of the young; a disgrace of the old.

Shame is an ornament of the young; a disgrace of the old.

by Unknown Found in: Shame Quotes,
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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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A nightingale dies for shame if another bird sings better.

A nightingale dies for shame if another bird sings better.

by Robert Burton Found in: Shame Quotes,
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The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

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What do you regard as most humane? To spare someone shame.

What do you regard as most humane? To spare someone shame.

by Friedrich Nietzsche Found in: Shame Quotes,
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