Shameful Quotes

Quotes tagged as "shameful" (showing 1-24 of 24)
Charles Bukowski
“it is so dark now with the sadness of
they were tricked, they were taught to expect the
ultimate when nothing is
now young girls weep alone in small rooms
old men angrily swing their canes at
visions as
ladies comb their hair as
ants search for survival
history surrounds us
and our lives
slink away
Charles Bukowski, You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense

Shannon L. Alder
“The moment you have to recruit people to put another person down, in order to convince someone of your value is the day you dishonor your children, your parents and your God. If someone doesn't see your worth the problem is them, not people outside your relationship.”
Shannon L. Alder

“Make not, when you work a deed of shame, The scoundrel's plea, 'My forbears did the same.”

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“You cannot really shame a man who sincerely does not care what others think of him.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“O [Roman] people be ashamed; be ashamed of your lives. Almost no cities are free of evil dens, are altogether free of impurities, except the cities in which the barbarians have begun to live...

Let nobody think otherwise, the vices of our bad lives have alone conquered us...

The Goths lie, but are chaste, the Franks lie, but are but are generous, the Saxons are savage in cruelty...but are admirable in chastity...what hope can there be [for the Romans] when the barbarians are more pure [than they]?"

William J. Federer, Change to Chains-The 6,000 Year Quest for Control -Volume I-Rise of the Republic

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“The only reason that some people aren’t ashamed of their parents and/or siblings is because they know that we know that they did not choose them.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“... it is shameful that there are so few women in science... In China there are many, many women in physics. There is a misconception in America that women scientists are all dowdy spinsters. This is the fault of men. In Chinese society, a woman is valued for what she is, and men encourage her to accomplishments yet she remains eternally feminine.”
Chien-Shiung Wu

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Do not ever get agitated by provoking thoughts and actions.
Always keep your calm. This will shame the alien.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Israelmore Ayivor
“Glorious death is a transition into heavenly glories; “purposeless life” is the cause of shameful death and shameful death is a transition to eternal doom!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Watchwords

Bangambiki Habyarimana
“If you are proud for bad reasons, shame waits around the corner”
Bangambiki Habyarimana, Pearls Of Eternity

“People-pleasers feel they must constantly be performing acts of service to others to gain acceptance. That requires a lot of work, effort, and energy. From the book: Removing Your Shame Label.”
Eddie Capparucci

“My Soldier's definitive of LOYALTY does not include being complacent with a biased or prejudiced leader amongst the Soldiers they took an oath to serve with dignity and respect.”
Donavan Nelson Butler, Master Sergeant US Army

Manal Al-Sharif
“So you’re the infamous Manal al-Sharif,” he said, eyeing me from behind his desk. “Aren’t you ashamed of what you did?”
“Is driving a car something shameful?” I answered back.”
Manal Al-Sharif, Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman's Awakening

Shannon L. Alder
“God has witnessed everything done to you. Those that love God will feel shame for what they did. Those that don't not know God or have a concept of repentance or forgiveness.”
Shannon L. Alder

Ljupka Cvetanova
“It's shameful for a devil to be good.”
Ljupka Cvetanova, The New Land

Jason Medina
“It’s such a shame. So many people today rely on their cellphones. No one remembers phone numbers anymore.”
Jason Medina, The Manhattanville Incident: An Undead Novel

Jason Medina
“He had nothing else to say. His shame already spoke volumes.”
Jason Medina, The Manhattanville Incident: An Undead Novel

Jason Medina
“People are so good at destroying natural environments. We leave a path of destruction everywhere we go. No place is safe, once we know about it. So many people are careless slobs with no respect for property, animals, or even other people. It’s a shame.”
Jason Medina, The Manhattanville Incident: An Undead Novel

Carlos Wallace
“When you flaunt your success, you're setting yourself up for ridicule. Things can always go wrong. Your career stalls, fancy cars get repossessed, you lose your home. Unfortunate events magnified by your shameless boasting. Nothing in life is foolproof. The only thing bragging will accomplish is prove you're the fool.”
Carlos Wallace