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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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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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I count him lost, who is lost to shame.
[Lat., Nam ego illum periisse duco, cui quidem periit pudor.]

I count him lost, who is lost to shame.
[Lat., Nam ego illum periisse duco, cui quidem periit pudor.]

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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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If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me.

If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me.

by Chinese Proverbs 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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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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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 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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