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Beauty is as relative as light and dark. Thus, there exists no beautiful woman, none at all, because you are never certain that a still far more beautiful woman will not appear and completely shame the supposed beauty of the first. (Quote by - Paul Klee)

Being ignorant is not so much a shame as being unwilling to learn. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

I don't read a great deal of fiction, to my shame, other than the classics. (Quote by - Richard Attenborough)

Shame occurs when you haven't been able to get away with the 'who' you want people to think you are. (Quote by - Carl Whitaker)

Amin is the shame of the whole world. The fact that he managed to rule so long and commit so many crimes was only possible thanks to the hypocrisy of the East and the West who were waging the Cold War for world domination. (Quote by - Ryszard Kapuscinski)

A military man can scarcely pride himself on having smitten a sleeping enemy; it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten. (Quote by - Isoroku Yamamoto)

But I don't think there has ever been anything written on the nature of violent man as deep and as thorough as Shakespeare's Titus. I think it puts all modern movies and modern exploitations of violence to shame. (Quote by - Julie Taymor)

Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old. (Quote by - Aristotle)

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. (Quote by - Randall Terry)

For the most part fraud in the end secures for its companions repentance and shame. (Quote by - Charles Simmons)

Doubt is the brother of shame. (Quote by - Erik Erikson)

From infancy on, we are all spies; the shame is not this but that the secrets to be discovered are so paltry and few. (Quote by - John Updike)

Corporal punishment is as humiliating for him who gives it as for him who receives it; it is ineffective besides. Neither shame nor physical pain have any other effect than a hardening one. (Quote by - Ellen Key)

If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

Here shame dissuades him, there his fear prevails, And each by turns his aching heart assails. (Quote by - Ovid)

Acting is half shame, half glory. Shame at exhibiting yourself, glory when you can forget yourself. (Quote by - John Gielgud)


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