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I'm not ashamed of what I am and that I have curves and that I'm thick. I like my body.
We're taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they're of equal value to happiness, excitement and inspiration.
Every culture has something to be ashamed of, but every culture also has the right to change, to challenge negative traditions, and create to new ones.
Every abstract picture of the world is as impossible as a blueprint of a storm. Don't be ashamed because you're human: be proud! Inside you, vaults behind vaults open endlessly. You will never be finished, and that's as it should be.
However much I might try to expound or explain Love, when I come to Love itself, I am ashamed of my explanations... Love alone can explain the mysteries of love and lovers.
I'm not ashamed of anything that I've done because when I did it, I was passionate about it and I was doing it for a reason.
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the motives that produced them.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
I love my past, I love my present. I am not ashamed of what I have had, and I am not sad because I no longer have it.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
I remember hearing stories from my mother and father about their parents and grandparents when they were taken off the reservation, taken to the boarding schools, and pretty much taught to be ashamed of who they were as Native Americans. You can feel that impact today.
The fact is, I was never too bright in school. I ain't ashamed of it, though. I mean, how much do school principals make a month?
I am not ashamed of my grandparents for having been slaves. I am only ashamed of myself for having at one time being ashamed.
To be ashamed of one's immorality: that is a step on the staircase at whose end one is also ashamed of one's morality.
I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for information, and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions of men on those topics that form their own peculiar professions and pursuits.
I have always had school sickness, as others have seasickness. I cried when it was time to go back to school long after I was old enough to be ashamed of such behavior.
He who is ashamed would like to force the world not to look at him, not to notice his exposure. He would like to destroy the eyes of the world.
The best author will be the one who is ashamed to become a writer.
We all know what Parliament is, and we are all ashamed of it.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under.
H. L. Mencken
The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself.
When I first went to places where people were suffering from war and persecution, I felt ashamed of my feelings of sadness. I could see more possibilities in my life.
The writer should never be ashamed of staring. There is nothing that does not require his attention.
It was easy to persecute me without people feeling ashamed. It was easy to vilify me and project me as a woman who was not following the tradition of a 'good African woman' and as a highly educated elitist who was trying to show innocent African women ways of doing things that were not acceptable to African men.
'How do you know so much about everything?' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was 'By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.'
The secret of my success is that I make other people money. And, never ever, ever, ever be ashamed about trying to earn as much as possible for yourself, if the person you're working with is also making money. That's life!
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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