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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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If yet not lost to all the sense of shame.

If yet not lost to all the sense of shame.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn.

Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Shame Quotes,
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