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As soon as you forbid something, you make it extraordinarily appealing. You also bring shame in as a phenomenon. (Quote by - Jock Sturges)

At best the family teaches the finest things human beings can learn from one another generosity and love. But it is also, all too often, where we learn nasty things like hate, rage and shame. (Quote by - Barbara Ehrenreich)

A nightingale dies for shame if another bird sings better. (Quote by - Robert Burton)

I am not ashamed that these reproaches can be cast upon us, and that they can not be repelled. (Quote by - Ovid)

I got a simple rule about everybody. If you don't treat me right -- shame on you! (Quote by - Louis Armstrong)

He was not born to shame. Upon his brow shame is ashamed to sit; For 'tis a throne where honor may be crowned Sole monarch of the universal earth. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit. (Quote by - Seneca)

O shame, where is thy blush? (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame. (Quote by - John Lyly)

The most curious offspring of shame is shyness. (Quote by - Sydney Smith)

Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor lies. (Quote by - Alexander Pope)

Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy. (Quote by - Robert Half)

Bite us once, shame on the dog; bite us repeatedly, shame on us for allowing it. (Quote by - Phyllis Schlafly)

I hope this will help new moms not feel alone or desperate, and that there is no shame in their feelings. PPD is out of their control, but the treatment and healing process is not. (Quote by - Brooke Shields)

I also know how to ask people for money and I have no shame about doing that. (Quote by - Roma Downey)

A diagnosis is burden enough without being burdened by secrecy and shame. (Quote by - Jane Pauley)

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. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

Where shame is, there is also fear. (Quote by - John Milton)

Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl? (Quote by - Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think. (Quote by - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne)

As soon as she (woman) begins to be ashamed of what she ought not, she will not be ashamed of what she ought. (Quote by - Titus Livy)

If yet not lost to all the sense of shame. (Quote by - Homer)

Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Because impudence is a vice, it does not follow that modesty is a virtue; it is built upon shame, a passion in our nature, and may be either good or bad according to the actions performed from that motive. (Quote by - Bernard de Mandeville)


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