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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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The only art her guilt to cover,
To hide her shame from every eye,
To give repentance read more

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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Shame is pride's cloak.

Shame is pride's cloak.

by William Blake Found in: Shame Quotes,
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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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The worst kind of shame is being ashamed of frugality or poverty.
[Lat., Pessimus quidem pudor vel est parsimoniae read more

The worst kind of shame is being ashamed of frugality or poverty.
[Lat., Pessimus quidem pudor vel est parsimoniae vel
frugalitatis.]

by Titus Livy Found in: Shame Quotes,
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O shame, where is thy blush?

O shame, where is thy blush?

by William Shakespeare Found in: Shame Quotes,
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Common sense hides shame.

Common sense hides shame.

by Gaelic Proverb 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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