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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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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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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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As soon as she (woman) begins to be ashamed of what she ought
not, she will not be ashamed read more

As soon as she (woman) begins to be ashamed of what she ought
not, she will not be ashamed of what she ought.
[Lat., Nae simul pudere quod non oportet coeperit; quod oportet
non pudebit.]

by Titus Livy Found in: Shame Quotes,
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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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Pride attaches undue importance to the superiority of one's status in the eyes of others; And shame is fear of read more

Pride attaches undue importance to the superiority of one's status in the eyes of others; And shame is fear of humiliation at one's inferior status in the estimation of others. When one sets his heart on being highly esteemed, and achieves such rating, then he is automatically involved in fear of losing his status.

by Lao Tzu Found in: Shame Quotes,
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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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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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The only art her guilt to cover,
To hide her shame from every eye,
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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.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Shame Quotes,
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