Shame Quotes and Sayings

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We live in a world where most people still subscribe to the belief that shame is a good tool for keeping people in line. Not only is this wrong, but it’s dangerous. Shame is highly correlated with addiction, violence, aggression, depression, eating disorders, and bullying.
Brene Brown

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Never be ashamed of doing what feels right. Decide what you think is right and stick to it.

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Not displaying your affection openly is a sign that you are ashamed of who you are with.

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That walk of shame when you fail at throwing a ball of paper into the trash bin.

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That moment of shame when you walk up to an automatic door and it doesn’t open for you.

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Never do anything you are ashamed of and you’ll never have to lie.

The worse thing you can ever do to yourself is to be ashamed of being you just because of what other people will think…that’s a suicide to your existence.

Shame should be reserved for the things we choose to do, not the circumstances that life puts on us.
– Ann Patchett

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The difference between shame and guilt is the difference between ‘I am bad’ and ‘I did something bad.
Brene Brown

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Shame is the most powerful, master emotion. It’s the fear that we’re not good enough.
Brene Brown

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There is no shame in turning back, when you discover you are on the wrong path.

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Shame is a soul eating emotion.
– C.G. Jung

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Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.
Benjamin Franklin

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Never feel shame for trying and failing for he who has never failed is he who has never tried.
– Og Mandino

Shame is an unhappy emotion invented by pietists in order to exploit the human race.
– Blake Edwards

Shame, like beauty, is often in the eye of the beholder.
– Julie Burchill

Shame is a fitter and generally a more effectual punishment for a child than beating.
– Samuel Richardson

Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.
Seneca

Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.
– George Soros

Guilt is just as powerful, but its influence is positive, while shame’s is destructive. Shame erodes our courage and fuels disengagement.
Brene Brown


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