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Shame Quotes

Do you think poorly about yourself? Is your mind often plagued by feelings of dissatisfaction, disapproval and loss of honor? The feeling of shame is indeed a painful emotion often triggered by an awareness of failure or guilt. Shame is one of the core feelings that a human feels, but still it is ignored by many. A shameful person will always underestimate his potential. The feeling of shame, on many occasions, leads to social phobias, eating disorders, domestic violence, substance abuse, self-doubt, decrease in self-confidence and a host of other personal and social problems.

It lowers down the self esteem of the person and they become over sensitive and fearful in many situations. A psychologist once revealed an observation online. She claimed that several people haunted by the feeling of shame, get really cautious about each move of theirs and think they are constantly being judged. The situation becomes even worse when an individual is made to feel shameful by close friends, immediate family and relatives. Sometimes the feeling goes on to stay like a scar for a lifetime.  For more on shame and disgrace, read the following famous disgrace quotations and sayings and dig deep into it. 

Diana Rigg

I thought it was ridiculous that I was being paid less than a cameraman, and I wanted to shame them. And I did.

Thomas More

The light, that lies In woman's eyes, Has been my heart's undoing.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.

Dreams
John Greenleaf Whittier

When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead.

Osama bin Laden

I have sworn to only live free. Even if I find bitter the taste of death, I don't want to die humiliated or deceived.

Thomas Hobbes

The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame.

John Dryden

Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.

Benjamin Franklin

Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.

Horace

It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.

Phil Collins

To see a lot of the smaller labels disappear or get gobbled up by the bigger labels, that's a shame. It was a bit of a shock at first to see the demise of the record stores.

Benjamin Franklin

Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.

Desmond Tutu

In its history, Europe has committed so many massacres and horrors that it should bow its own head in shame.

Michel de Montaigne

Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think.

Oscar Wilde

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

Blaise Pascal

The only shame is to have none.

What a shame...looks like the ugly fairy kissed you on both cheeks!