Best 871 of Shame quotes - MyQuotes
Shame comes with denial. Fear fattens on lies.
Are you suggesting we pull a little good cop, bad cop scenario on him? And You're even letting me be the bad cop?" He bowed his head. "That, my pretera, is how much I love you." "You have never been sexier than at this very moment." "It is a shame we have so much company," he agreed quietly.
There may be responsible persons, but there are no guilty ones.
But no matter how much evil I see, I think it’s important for everyone to understand that there is much more light than darkness.
Lailah Gifty Akita
You must first feel sorry for your sins, to seek the free gift of grace of salvation.
No revolution is made out of shame. I reply: Shame is already revolution of a kind
Some of the most effective segments are interviews with various staff members, including Aila, who works for the center’s legal department. She explains the difficulties of rape prosecution, concluding that “only the survivor” can truly define justice. - Kirkus Review
Is there shame in living off your fellow man or being unable to take care of yourself? You bet. But a person who’s willing to work and pay their own way can at least take pride in that even if they can’t take pride in anything else.
The reality of grief is far different from what others see from the outside. There is pain in this world that you can't be cheered out of. You don't need solutions. You don't need to move on from your grief. You need someone to see your grief, to acknowledge it. You need someone to hold your hands while you stand there in blinking horror, staring at the hole that was your life. Some things cannot be fixed. They can only be carried.
There is no shame in not knowing something. The shame is in not being willing to learn.
In fact, all of us are very susceptible to having our humiliating experiences turn to shame, especially when the person who is putting us down is someone with whom we have a valued relationship or someone whom we perceive to have more power than we do...
All men and women flee from the witnesses of their wrongdoings.
I felt like a disappointment. I believed I had let my family down. Clearly, I was a screw-up. I couldn’t do anything right. It seemed I hurt people without even trying. I didn’t know better, but obviously, that proved I was stupid. I was so blind to what I was saying …. These were the kinds of thoughts going through my mind. And that was my first experience with shame. Huge difference.
Because any guilt the size of a speck of dust, or shame, can crush even the best of men, in mountains of weight
What we all share in common - the real reason for this book - is a desire to love better. To love ourselves in the midst of great pain, and to love another when the pain of this life grows too large for one person to hold. This book offers the skills needed to make that kind of love a reality.
The mind's cross indexing puts the best librarian to shame.
The fools are always the architect of their fall and trouble.
If your anger tends to go overboard and you find yourself accidentally hurting people with it, you might not be feeling enough shame. Healthy shame is what keeps anger in check.
He had nothing else to say. His shame already spoke volumes.
He dressed quickly in silence, refusing her tissues. He shakily pulled a wad of uncounted notes from his wallet, abandoned them in the no man’s land between, and escaped in an indecent haste, leaving the shameful tableau in his wake.
The word secret is so loaded, suggests its country cousin shame; but I wasn't ashamed of anything because our family secret wasn't dark and my mother acted neither apologetic nor embarrassed.
The disowned part of self is an energy - an emotion or desire or need, that has been shamed every time it emerged. These energy patterns are repressed but not destroyed. They are alive in our unconscious.
The only shame is the sin.
It's a shame that creativity and sloth look exactly the same.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
Steal not this book for fear of shame For on it is the owners name And when you die the Lord will say Where is the book you stole away And when you say you do not know The Lord will say go down below.
Nor shall not be the last; like silly beggars Who sitting in the stocks refuge their shame, That many have and others must sit there; And in this thought they find a kind of ease
Self redemption is the first step to exoneration from guilt.
People didn't feel so much shame around it and that they didn't feel so much humiliation around it. And the other thing that people have given me a lot of feedback about - something I'm very excited about - is all the stuff around chemo as an "empathetic warrior.
Most of the groups I worked with 30 years ago are either dead or dead broke. And it's a shame.
May I take off clothes covering shame at the border, leaving them hanging on dry trees of arrogance, and run by wearing the rays of the sun.
All the way, Zoe kept her chin up and pretended she wasn’t mortified, but his sour expression stayed with her. She wasn’t good at making American friends. She changed her language, conduct, and clothing, but it didn’t seem to matter. Whether she wore modest Middle-Eastern clothing or cute Western fashions, everyone knew she didn’t belong.
There's an obsessive quality to it that I thought I would've grown out of by now. It's an ongoing source of shame for me.
Ukiajiri ndugu usimwonee aibu! Namna hiyo ajira yake haitaathiri nguvu ya mamlaka yako.
There is a quiet transformation happening that is moving us from 'turning on each other' to 'turning toward each other.' Without question, that transformation will require shame resilience. If we're willing to dare greatly and risk vulnerability with each other, worthiness has the power to set us free.
Were Guilt is, Rage and Courage doth abound.
Crime, folly, sickness and all phenomena must be contemplated with complete freedom from fear aversion or shame. Otherwise we shall fail to see accurately, and interpret intelligently; in which case we shall be unable to outwit and outfight them.
The experience of shame may tend to lend legitimacy to the structure of authority that occasions it, for the majesty of judgment is affirmed in its very capacity to injure.
Once a broken bone heals, it is often strongest at the point of the fracture. In the same way, God can take the shame of past failures and amazingly redirect their outcomes toward your future success.
Erich Maria Remarque
My rage outweighs my shame, as always happens when one is really ashamed and knows he ought to be.
Rachel Van Dyken
—Mágico —murmuró reverentemente—. La niebla. No hay manera que salga y decirte eso después de sólo conocerte en una simple hora... ¿no crees? Después de todo, soy honesto, pero no quiero parecer demasiado intenso diciéndote que pareces un ángel bajo las estrellas… un oscuro ángel. •capítulo 9
Men can return to where they have done evil deeds, but men do not return to where they’ve been abased. On this point God’s design and our own feeling of abasement coincide so absolutely that we quit: the night, the rotting beast, the exultant mobs, our homes, our hearthfires, Bacchus in a vacant lot embracing Ariadne in the dark.
Often feelings of shame, powerlessness, and self-hate are bottled up with the memories, and as the memories come through, these feelings do, too. Yet healing isn't just about pain. It's about learning to love yourself.
The funny thing about coming out is that ir relies on the belief that the information you're keeping about yourself is shameful. If you were raised to be somewhat shameless, it's less of a one-time shock and more like a lifelong rumble.
Once you talk about your shame to others you no longer feel shame
Whatever we do to shame or degrade others, we do to ourselves.
Michael Bassey Johnson
Those who make hostility a daily manner are often left in the lurch at difficult times.
It is the return of a dog to his vomit.
What kind of one-night stand takes your car the next morning? It’s called the walk of shame, not grand theft auto.
When perfectionism is driving us, shame is riding shotgun and fear is that annoying backseat driver!
His problem consisted of a burning wish not to have done the things he'd done.