shame Quotes

Shame is such an intense emotion. It just can drive you.
tags: emotion shame
— Kyra Sedgwick
I just don't know that shame and fear need to be our teachers; rather, compassion, understanding, and love should be our guides
tags: fear compassion understanding shame
— Kyan Douglas
The city of Copenhagen is a climate crime scene tonight, with the guilty men and women fleeing to the airport in shame. World leaders had a once in a generation chance to change the world for good, to avert catastrophic climate change. In the end they produced a poor deal full of loopholes big enough to fly Air Force One through.
tags: crimes chance men women world shame poor leader
— Kumi Naidoo
There's no shame in crawling when one can't walk.
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— Kristin Cashore
Just thinking that my dog loves me more than I love him, I feel shame.
tags: shame dog thinking
— Konrad Lorenz
Founders: there is no shame in failing, take pride in that you have the guts to try something new.
tags: shame pride
— Kevin Rose
I've got the Jewish guilt and the Irish shame and it's a hell of a job distinguishing which is which.
tags: hell guilt job shame
— Kevin Kline
That being said, if you slept with me and are filled with shame at the possibility of the world knowing, then you should have considered that before you hopped into bed with a writer.
tags: world knowing shame possibility
— Kevin Keck
Most writers are lazy intellectuals, and it's a goddamn shame because a writer with an audience has a moral responsibility to make readers think about the world in a different way than what they're used to. Why else would you pick up a book if not to inhabit another realm of existence for a while?
tags: world existence responsibility lazy shame morals book
— Kevin Keck
never feel guilty about anything shame and guilt are a waste of time just do what you do- and deal with it
tags: time guilt shame
— Kevin Brooks
Every conflict we face in life is rich with positive and negative potential. It can be a source of inspiration, enlightenment, learning, transformation, and growth-or rage, fear, shame, entrapment, and resistance. The choice is not up to our opponents, but to us, and our willingness to face and work through them.
— Kenneth Cloke
It's a shame that cancer has been something that's been accepted in society as something that's always gonna be there.
tags: society shame
— Kendall Schmidt
There's shames a man can never reason away, though he looks back and piles up reasons over them forty dozen deep. And maybe those are the shames a man never should reason away.
tags: men shame
— Ken Kesey
Some folks never try to grow beyond lives that have not realized that potential. And as long as they don't regret that, that's fine. Live and let live. But for those who regret never trying, it's a shame because the Web, as complex as it may seem, makes it all possible
tags: live regret potential shame complex
— Ken Evoy
It's a shame that people are resisting vetting programs that would actually just keep out those who want to do us harm.
tags: people shame
— Kellyanne Conway
There's a real careful line you have to walk there because your first job [therapist] is to create safety for the client to feel safe enough to turn their vision in towards themselves and their experience in the moment and to reveal things that usually carry a lot of shame or that kind of stuff around.
tags: experience moment job shame real vision
— Kelly Carlin-McCall
I'm of the old-fashioned opinion that shame can be used for all sorts of good in society. An example of this is smoking: When someone lights up around a crowd, people now usually say something. So I don't understand why it's not OK to apply the same logic to other behaviors.
tags: people society logic shame opinion example
— Keli Goff
The whole aspect of cinema and film festivals should be a moment to come together and celebrate art and humanity. It would be a shame if there was such a divide.
tags: humanity moment shame film
— Keanu Reeves
Starting a business isn't for everyone, and it's not what you should do if you aren't sure what else to do. It requires thick skin and the willingness to carry a great deal of stress, sometimes alone. It's more often a life of failure than a life of success, and the majority of successes came after a long road of disappointment, and often shame.
— Kathryn Minshew
They thought to use and shame me but I win out by nature, because a true freak cannot be made. A true freak must be born.
tags: nature thoughts true shame
— Katherine Dunn
Women trapped in violent relationships need to know that there's no shame in talking out and walking out on their abusive partners.
tags: women shame relationship violent
— Kate Thornton
Shame tells you when you've gone too far. Then you try if it's okay to go too far. And it might be so that shame was right. You can never, never know that.
tags: right shame gone
— Karl Ove Knausgard
Shameless actually good since it gives a kind of freedom. We consider the old, functionless shame destructive. Today, if you have a strong sense of shame you also have a strong desire to overcome it. And that's when you can write.
tags: desires freedom shame strong write
— Karl Ove Knausgard
A spider conducts operations that resemble those of a weaver, and a bee puts to shame many an architect in the construction of her cells. But what distinguishes the worst architect from the best of bees is this, that the architect raises his structure in imagination before he erects it in reality.
tags: reality shame imagination
— Karl Marx
The triumph of morality: A thief who has broken into a bedroom claims his sense of shame had been outraged, and by threatening theoccupants with exposure of an immoral act he blackmails them into not bringing charges for burglary.
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— Karl Kraus
Anyone worth knowing breaks once. Once. No shame, no foul if you survive it. You did.
tags: knowing shame worth
— Karen Marie Moning
I thought there were moments to complain about your parents and moments to be grateful, and it was a shame to mix those moments up.
tags: thoughts moment shame parent
— Karen Joy Fowler
A man away from home need feel no shame. Let's go out there and shame ourselves like crazy.
tags: men crazy shame
To ask may be but a moment's shame, not to ask and remain ignorant is a lifelong shame.
tags: moment shame
— Kano Jigoro
It would be a shame to lose the precious jewel of liberation in the mud of ignorant body building.
tags: body shame
— K. Pattabhi Jois
A woman is most merciless when shame goads on her hate
tags: women hate shame
— Juvenal
There's a lust in man, no charm can tame, of loudly publishing our neighbor's shame.
tags: men lust shame charm
— Juvenal
Shame doesn't exist in the animal kingdom. It's a human conception.
tags: animals human shame
— Justin Torres
Animals don't think in terms of victims and villains, or good and bad, or evil, or shame.
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— Justin Torres
There's a level of shame attached to our history, and we need to replace that shame with pride and own our history. These are our superheroes. These are our people, and I would love to see us own this side of our history with pride.
tags: people shame pride
— Jurnee Smollett
The sexual revolution... it was the first time I had read anything that came close to describing those feelings of being outside of my body, feeling the shame, all of it, that I really was able to connect to in that book. So it sort of blew my mind. I was also listening to Tori Amos at the same time, so I was like, "Wait, what's happening?!" It was all a part of that, probably when I was, like, 13.
tags: time listening body shame sexual revolution mind book read
— June Diane Raphael
I'd love to be in another film, but they haven't asked me. I think it's a shame but the prospects of me doing another one now are remote. Please do campaign on my behalf.
tags: shame film
— Julie Walters
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.
tags: nature men violence shame movie violent
— Julie Taymor
It's a shame you know," he called over his shoulder. "What's a shame?" Duncan asked. "That I didn't capture her first." Duncan smiled. "Nay, Edmond, it was a blessing. God's truth, I would have taken her from you.
tags: truth blessing shame god
— Julie Garwood
Don't shame the young for releasing their pent-up fear.
tags: fear young shame
— Julianna Baggott