Shame Quotes and Sayings
Shame, like beauty, is often in the eye of the beholder.
– Julie Burchill
Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit.
If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can’t survive.
– Brene Brown
A sense of shame is not a bad moral compass.
— Colin Powell
Not displaying your affection openly is a sign that you are ashamed of who you are with.
That walk of shame when you fail at throwing a ball of paper into the trash bin.
The only shame is to have none.
– Blaise Pascal
Shame is always easier to handle if you have someone to share it with.
– Craig Thompson
Our personal shame causes us to transpose treatment we deserve with treatment we do not.
– Alan Robert Neal
Shame is a fitter and generally a more effectual punishment for a child than beating.
– Samuel Richardson
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
Shame is an unhappy emotion invented by pietists in order to exploit the human race.
– Blake Edwards