Being Ashamed Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Being Ashamed

#1. I don't think you can be too ashamed of anything as long as you were being yourself. I think why people feel, um, so entitled over me is that they've watched me grow up. But that's a blessing and a curse. - Author: Miley Cyrus
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#2. Because I hate that word. Like being gay is something to be ashamed of. Like because Mer likes sports, it automatically makes her a lesbian. That insult doesn't even make sense. - Author: Stephanie Perkins
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#3. Middle-age has its compensations. You feel no need to do what you do not like. You are no longer ashamed of yourself; you are reconciled to being what you are, and you do not much mind what people think of you. - Author: Selina Hastings, Countess Of Huntingdon
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#4. Aren't you ashamed to work for these evil people, who arrest your brothers in faith for no reason than being Muslim? - Author: Mohamedou Ould Slahi
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#5. I think as long as you're not being malicious and you're not hurting people then you should not be ashamed of what you do. - Author: Lily Allen
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#6. Pride is less ashamed of being ignorant, than of being instructed, and she looks too high to find that, which very often lies beneath her. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#7. The world has changed from when I was a young teen feeling ashamed for being gay. The issue of gay marriage is now a political issue. That would have been unthinkable when I was young. - Author: George Takei
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#8. Hardly anybody ever writes anything nice about introverts. Extroverts rule. This is rather odd when you realise that about nineteen writers out of twenty are introverts. We are been taught to be ashamed of not being 'outgoing'. But a writer's job is ingoing. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#9. Never be ashamed of who you are. True shame always belongs to the person that enjoys being ashamed of who you are. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#10. Why, Andrew, why would it irritate me? Do you think that being loved by you is something to be ashamed of? I don't. - Author: Andrew Ashling
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#11. The worst things that people do to us always make us feel ashamed. The worst things that people do always strike at the part of us that wants to love the world. And a tiny part of the shame we feel, when we're violated, is shame at being human. - Author: Gregory David Roberts
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#12. Even today I am not ashamed to say that, overpowered by stormy enthusiasm, I fell down on my knees and thanked Heaven from an overflowing heart for granting me the good fortune of being permitted to live at this time. - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#13. What a man is ashamed of is always at bottom himself; and he is ashamed of himself at bottom always for being afraid. - Author: Robin G. Collingwood
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#14. Men may feel just disempowered by intimacy, by being close to a woman, and also by feeling the tender feelings that they're ashamed of. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#15. As a boy, I felt ashamed of being Mexican. I'd say I was Hawaiian. - Author: Juan Felipe Herrera
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#16. Don't be ashamed of being a big, soft teddy bear, Ham. The world needs more people like you, otherwise it'd just go to shit. - Ten - Author: Linda Kage
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#17. Don't be ashamed of being a woman and don't be ashamed to be an accomplished woman. - Author: Marion Vernoux
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#18. Blake Riley is a better man than anyone gives him credit for. And I'm ashamed of myself. I'm so fucking ashamed for ever believing that he was just a stupid jock who was incapable of being serious. - Author: Sarina Bowen
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#19. Being broken isn't the worst thing. We can be mended and put together again. We don't have to be ashamed of our past. We can embrace the history that gives us value, and see our cracks as beautiful. - Author: Anna White
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#20. I'm only a little ashamed to say I outsprinted the boy. Old habits die hard. It's good to be faster than what's chasing you, but really the important thing in running away is to be faster than the slowest of those being pursued. Rule number one: be ahead of the next man. Or child. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#21. I felt ashamed about everything. Me dropping out of high school, me not, you know, just not being beautiful enough. I just didn't feel like I was smart enough or beautiful enough, you know, for years. - Author: Mary J. Blige
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#22. You're cooking", said Elizabeth, and each word came out of her mouth as if it was ashamed of being in the room with the others, "bunny soup. - Author: Liam Perrin
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#23. Being away from home gave me the chance to look at myself with a jaundiced eye. I learned not to be ashamed of a real hunger for knowledge, something I had always tried to hide, and I came home glad to start in here again with a love for Europe that I am afraid will never leave me. - Author: Jackie Kennedy
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#24. I was ashamed of myself for being ashamed of myself. I didn't like feeling like that. - Author: Benjamin Alire Saenz
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#25. It is absurd to hold that a man should be ashamed of an inability to defend himself with his limbs, but not ashamed of an inability to defend himself with speech and reason; for the use of rational speech is more distinctive of a human being than the use of his limbs. - Author: Aristotle.
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#26. I am by no means alone within the family or the company in being ashamed and sickened by Roger Ailes's horrendous and sustained disregard of the journalistic standards that News Corporation, its founder and every other global media business aspires to, - Author: Matthew Freud
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#27. I used to wear heels because I wanted to show people I wasn't ashamed of being tall. But I don't wear them any more because you don't have to wear heels to be beautiful. I can't even remember the last time I wore heels. - Author: Elle Macpherson
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#28. He wished at that moment that his whole life had not been a secret, that lots of people were like him, instead of his being alone in a world where everyone was secure in their place as either woman or man. His aloneness was what made him feel ashamed, and he did not know why it had to be so. - Author: Kathleen Winter
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#29. I am in a key moment. I kind of understand that I have to use my work more completely without being ashamed. - Author: Miuccia Prada
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#30. True bondage is being afraid and ashamed of your shadow. - Author: K.A. Hosein
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#31. My prayer is that people will not being ashamed to know that confession is not the end of the world and it actually brings healing. - Author: LeCrae
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#32. Whose life testifies to the truth that there is no shame in being oppressed: Those who should be ashamed are they who oppress others. - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#33. The world is ashamed of being virtuous. - Author: Laurence Sterne
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#34. There's a fine line between being private and being ashamed. - Author: Portia De Rossi
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#35. Women should never be ashamed to be feminine. Strength comes from conviction, not from acting like a man. Being feminine doesn't mean you're weak, it just means you're proud to be a woman. - Author: Steven James
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#36. For a long time, I was almost ashamed of being an actress. I felt like it was a shallow occupation. People would be watching my every move. - Author: Winona Ryder
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#37. Freedom, peace, and inner joy will continue to elude us until we become aware of our real truth, without hiding ourselves or being ashamed of what we are. - Author: Lynn Grabhorn
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#38. This idealization of clinical perfection prevents us from being in the moment. It stops us from appreciating our experience as beautiful despite the "flaws" because, deep down, we are so ashamed of ourselves for not living up to these expectations of perfection that we can barely breathe. In - Author: Robin Elizabeth
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#39. I find it difficult to explain, but I'm quite ashamed of being an actress. - Author: Kristin Scott Thomas
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#40. Are you kidding me? It's insane that civil rights are being denied people in this day and age. It's embarrassing, and it's heartbreaking. It goes without saying that I'm completely in support of gay marriage. In 10 years we'll be ashamed that this was an issue. - Author: Chris Evans
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#41. The mistake ninety-nine percent of humanity made, as far as Fats could see, was being ashamed of what they were; lying about it, trying to be somebody else. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#42. Feel what I feel within myself - that is trying to become aware of it also what I feel in others not being ashamed of my feeling, thoughts - or ideas realize the thing that they are - - Author: Marilyn Monroe
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#43. I love being a beginner. It can be a terrible feeling because you're ashamed of everything you do, but it's so exciting at the same time. - Author: Charlotte Gainsbourg
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#44. Don't think you'll shame me with your prim silence. I'm not ashamed in the least. Just because you make friends by acting as though you were found under a turnip leaf and raised by gnomes, it doesn't mean everyone takes pleasure in being prudish. - Author: Tessa Dare
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#45. Tell him I think writing is lousy," Bill said. "Go on, tell him. Tell him I'm ashamed of being a writer. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#46. Being nervous is not something you should be ashamed of. Nervous means you care, you really want to do well. - Author: Paula Creamer
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#47. Whether or not we are aware of it, there is nothing of which we are more ashamed than of not being ourselves, and there is nothing that gives us greater pride and happiness than to think, to feel, and to say what is ours. - Author: Erich Fromm
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#48. Instead of being ashamed of what you've been through, be proud of what you have overcome! - Author: Phil McGraw
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#49. They (the Rothschilds) have never dreamed of being ashamed of their wealth nor of disguising their way of life, no more than they have ever failed to assume their roles and responsibilities as Jews. - Author: Guy De Rothschild
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#50. What am I most ashamed of in my life? Not keeping my promise to my sister and being too scared of America to attend her funeral. - Author: Josephine Baker
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#51. The moment of queer pride is a refusal to be shamed by witnessing the other as being ashamed of you. - Author: Maggie Nelson
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#52. I don't think you can really be proud of being gay because it isn't something you've done. You can only be proud of not being ashamed. - Author: Quentin Crisp
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#53. There is nothing of which we are more ashamed than of not being ourselves. And there is nothing which brings us greater joy and happiness than to think, feel, and say what is ours. - Author: Erich Fromm
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#54. We might as well get started. Help to pass the timey-wimey. Do you have to talk like children? What is it that makes you so ashamed of being a grown-up? Oh. The way you both look at me. I'm trying to think of a better word than dread. - Author: Warrior Doctor
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#55. To transcend nature, to be alienated from nature and from another human being, finds man naked, ashamed. He is alone and free, yet powerless and afraid. - Author: Erich Fromm
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#56. Indeed it is generally the case that men are readier to call rogues clever than simpletons honest, and are ashamed of being the second as they are proud of being the first. - Author: Thucydides
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#57. Esteem him! Like him! Cold-hearted Elinor! Oh! worse than cold-hearted! Ashamed of being otherwise. Use those words again, and I will leave the room this moment. - Author: Jane Austen
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#58. Because of the Republicans, I'm not ashamed of being an American. I'm embarrassed! - Author: Bill Maher
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#59. I feel fantastically geeky. [But] I'm not one of those people who's enormously proud of being a geek, but nor am I particularly ashamed of it. - Author: China Mieville
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#60. Our common status made talk easier. [...] She knew the paradox of being stared at and not seen. She knew what it felt like to walk out of a movie theater feeling ashamed or erased. - Author: Alex Tizon
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#61. The Jews have never been ashamed of being Jews, whereas homosexuals have been stupid enough to be ashamed of their homosexuality. - Author: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
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#62. A decent human being is ashamed at being somebody's boss! - Author: Arno Hintjens
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#63. I am not ashamed of my grandparents for having been slaves. I am only ashamed of myself for having at one time being ashamed. - Author: Ralph Ellison
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#64. The incurable sufferer is given very little opportunity to be proud of his suffering and to consider it ennobling rather than degrading" so that "he is not only unhappy, but also ashamed of being unhappy. - Author: Viktor E. Frankl
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#65. Cold-hearted Elinor! Oh! Worse than cold-hearted! Ashamed of being otherwise.
Marianne Dashwood - Author: Jane Austen
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#66. Workers on the edge of poverty are essential to America's prosperity, but their well-being is not treated as an integral part of the whole. Instead, the forgotten wage a daily struggle to keep themselves from falling over the cliff. It is time to be ashamed. - Author: David K. Shipler
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#67. Be ashamed not of being single, or, unemployed. That comes standard. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#68. Each hour is a room of shame, and I am
swimming, swimming, holding my head up,
smiling, joking, ashamed, ashamed,
like being naked with the clothed, or being
a child, having to try to behave
while hating the terms of your life. - Author: Sharon Olds
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#69. It's always about being yourself and not being ashamed of being different or thinking different. - Author: Marilyn Manson
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#70. Though we don't have a cure for cancer we at least have stopped being too ashamed to even say the name of the disease - and the trajectory of the AIDS epidemic is edifying, isn't it? Shame shuts down productive thinking, and I'd like to open the doors. It's a first step. - Author: Laura Mullen
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#71. They call you heartless; but you have a heart and I love you for being ashamed to show it. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#72. People used to blush when they were ashamed. Now they are ashamed if they blush. Modesty has disappeared and a brazen generation with no fear of God before its eyes mocks at sin. We are so fond of being called tolerant and broadminded that we wink at sin when we ought to weep. - Author: Vance Havner
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#73. Spiritual people should not be ashamed of being wealthy. - Author: Deepak Chopra
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#74. I felt ashamed."
"But of what? Psyche, they hadn't stripped you naked or anything?"
"No, no, Maia. Ashamed of looking like a mortal
of being a mortal."
"But how could you help that?"
"Don't you think the things people are most ashamed of are things they can't help? - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#75. Being outspoken about my faith isn't just something that I do; it's who I am because my faith isn't just a little piece of my life. It is my life. It's not a question of whether I'm outspoken about it or not. I'm definitely not ashamed of it. - Author: Tim Tebow
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#76. I'm not ashamed of being a bubbly, funny person. I think that's as valid as being the dark, brooding, tortured Oscar-nominated one. - Author: Cameron Diaz
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#77. There's a reason they call it a private life, I'd often say to interviewers. But there's a fine line between being private and being ashamed. The - Author: Portia De Rossi
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#78. Whoever is ashamed of marriage is also ashamed of being thought a man, or else he thinks that he can make himself better than God made him. - Author: Elisabeth Elliot
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#79. Guilty she might be. But what human being was not? There were things in her past she needn't be ashamed of, things to be proud of; she wouldn't surrender so meekly to a condemning judgment. - Author: John Jakes
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#80. The different people are not like other people, but being different is nothing to be ashamed of. Because other people are not such wonderful people. They're one hundred times one thousand. You're one times one! They walk all over the earth. You just stay here. - Author: Tennessee Williams
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#81. Have faith in yourselves, be proud of your ancestors, instead of being ashamed of them. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#82. But wherever we labour, the rule and the profession of the Apostle must be ours; and whatever be our personal mistakes and failures, God grant that our consciences may never accuse us of being ashamed of the Gospel of Christ. - Author: Henry Parry Liddon
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#83. Let not the 12 million Negroes be ashamed of the fact that they are the grandchildren of slaves. There is dishonor in being slave-owners. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#84. You ought not to be ashamed of being bored. What you ought to be ashamed of is being boring. - Author: Lord Hailsham
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#85. Whenever people ask me what the story is for my next film, I won't tell and people feel it's because I'm being secretive or something, but it's actually because I'm ashamed to sum up a film in three sentences. - Author: Abbas Kiarostami
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#86. Don't ever be ashamed of being thought of as being tied to Holy Scripture. Don't ever be ashamed of exalting Holy Scripture. You're following in the steps of Jesus who bound himself to the Word of God, and insisted by his obedience to fulfil what was written of him. - Author: J. Alec Motyer
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#87. I'm not ashamed of being gay, never have been and never will be. For that I have no apologies. - Author: Tommy Kirk
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#88. The abstinence-only programs and reclaimed-virginity movement make men and women ashamed of being sexual creatures before or outside of marriage. - Author: Darrel Ray
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#89. Much later I realized that Russian people, because of the poverty and squalor of their lives, love to amuse themselves with sorrow--to play with it like children, and are seldom ashamed of being unhappy. - Author: Maxim Gorky
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#90. I hid my wounds because I was ashamed...but now I know that I was also afraid of being reduced.. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#91. I learned that not being ashamed is the first step towards complete confidence about one's self, one's bones and flesh. - Author: Anonymous
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#92. I suffer from the disease of writing books and being ashamed of them when they are finished. - Author: Baron De Montesquieu
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#93. Being ashamed of what you want or how you feel is pointless, and letting anyone else make you feel ashamed is a waste. - Author: Kody Keplinger
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#94. Prison was tough on me. I saw people in prison that made me ashamed I was a human being. Some make Qaddafi and Idi Amin look like Sunday-school teachers. - Author: Evel Knievel
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#95. There is no shame in being illiterate. One need only feel ashamed when one denies the opportunity to learn. - Author: Virginia Aird
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#96. But, when the chips are down, its better to be furious with someone you love, or frightened for someone you love, than be put through the merciless horror of being ashamed of someone you love. - Author: James Baldwin
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#97. The more one needs God the more perfect he is. To need God is nothing to be ashamed of but is perfection itself. It is the saddest thing in the world if a human being goes through life without discovering that he needs God! - Author: Soren Kierkegaard
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#98. Now, being a girl, I was ashamed of my body and my lack of strength. So I tried to be a man. I shot, rode, jumped, and took part in all the fights of the boys. - Author: Agnes Smedley
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#99. To hell with being ashamed of what you liked. - Author: Ralph Ellison
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#100. There is nothing one fears more or is more ashamed of than not being oneself. Yet few people realize even an approximation of their true potential. Most people must live with varying degrees of the shame and fear of not being fully in control of themselves. - Author: William S. Burroughs
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