Shame Quotes

The more things a man is ashamed of, the more respectable he is. George Bernard Shaw

Shame is the lie someone told you about yourself. Anais Nin

Shame may restrain what law does not prohibit. Seneca

It is a shameful thing for the soul to faint while the body still perseveres. Marcus Aurelius

It is more shameful to mistrust one’s friends than to be deceived by them. Francois duc de La Rochefoucauld

The basis of shame is not some personal mistake of ours, but the ignominy, the humiliation we feel that we must be what we are without any choice in the matter, and that this humiliation is seen by everyone. Milan Kundera