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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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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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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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We live in an atmosphere of shame. We are ashamed of everything
that is real about us; ashamed of read more

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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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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If yet not lost to all the sense of shame.

If yet not lost to all the sense of shame.

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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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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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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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