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I'm ashamed to admit this, but I didn't read a novel all the way through until after high school. Blasphemy, I know. I'm an author now. Books and words are my world.
Matt de la Pena
It's very hard to tell an actor, 'Stop acting.' It's easy to tell a non-actor, because they're embarrassed when they act. They get ashamed when they do something cliche, whereas an actor is happy.
Like many men, I am not ashamed to admit that my principal joys are domestic. I love cooking, and I love looking after my children. Indeed, the times that I have with them are the only ones when I feel unconditionally happy.
Louis de Bernieres
There are very few people who are not ashamed of having been in love when they no longer love each other.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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.
I proudly tell people, 'I have no computer,' so as not to be ashamed of having no computer.
It's not about me. It's about not having to be ashamed.
I don't think I like characters who are afraid and ashamed of who they are.
When I'd tell people I like country music they'd get this look on their faces. People were kind of ashamed of country.
I'm not ashamed of being gay, never have been and never will be. For that I have no apologies.
I've never made a record that I'm ashamed of.
I find it difficult to explain, but I'm quite ashamed of being an actress.
Kristin Scott Thomas
I always tell my kids that as soon as you have a secret, something about you that you are ashamed to have others find out, you have given other people the power to hurt you by exposing you.
I mostly get takeout, I have to admit - I don't know if that's something to be ashamed of. I'm not much of a cook.
I don't believe in the term 'guilty pleasure,' because it implies I should feel ashamed for liking something. A real guilty pleasure would be, I don't know, taking gratification in some stranger's ghastly death or something - which I guess I do enjoy, because I read a ton of true crime.
I never wanted to go to college in the state of Washington because I was so embarrassed and ashamed of my family life. I wanted to run. That's what always what I do, I run. I run as far away as I can.
A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly.
Mary Wortley Montagu
And I was ashamed of myself for feeling like I had to do that in order to look a certain way. I felt misshapen, just not natural anymore. And I think it was a big stimulator of my drug use.
Jamie Lee Curtis
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.
There's nothing I've done which I'm ashamed of or I thought was actually bad.
So many people have really wanted to die. They seem ashamed to say so. I think it would help if they would say so.
I was ashamed for people to see me struggle.
I'm a socialist, and I'm not going to be ashamed to say it!
I think that everyone in one way or another has some sort of body issue. There's something about themselves physically that they're not happy with, that they're ashamed of, that they keep constantly trying to change.
I think I am a religious person just by nature. I think I sort of view everything through the lens of some inner undying thing in people that drives them to act as they do or to feel ashamed of not acting in some other way.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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