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Less shame a greater fault would palliate.
[Lat., Maggior difetto men vergogna lava.]

Less shame a greater fault would palliate.
[Lat., Maggior difetto men vergogna lava.]

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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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He was not born to shame.
Upon his brow shame is ashamed to sit;
For 'tis a read more

He was not born to shame.
Upon his brow shame is ashamed to sit;
For 'tis a throne where honor may be crowned
Sole monarch of the universal earth.

by William Shakespeare 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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Doubt is the brother of shame.

Doubt is the brother of shame.

by Ugo Betti Found in: Shame Quotes,
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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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Mort de ma vie! all is confounded, all!
Reproach and everlasting shame
Sits mocking in our plumes.

Mort de ma vie! all is confounded, all!
Reproach and everlasting shame
Sits mocking in our plumes.

by William Shakespeare 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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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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