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Shame is a fitter and generally a more effectual punishment for a child than beating.
Men are my bread and butter. It's what I live for! I have no shame about that.
I really thought I was on the way out. My husband Blake saved my life. Often I don't know what I do, then the next day the memory returns. And then I am engulfed in shame.
Standards of beauty are arbitrary. Body shame exists only to the extent that our physiques don't match our own beliefs about how we should look.
As soon as you forbid something, you make it extraordinarily appealing. You also bring shame in as a phenomenon.
Shame on the body for breaking down while the spirit perseveres.
Ira Gershwin, shame on him. I mean, some of the writing.
Look around. Oil companies guzzle down the billions in profits. Billionaires pay a lower tax rate than their secretaries, and Wall Street CEOs, the same ones the direct our economy and destroyed millions of jobs still strut around Congress, no shame, demanding favors, and acting like we should thank them. Does anyone here have a problem with that?
Kids are great. That's one of the best things about our business, all the kids you get to meet. It's a shame they have to grow up to be regular people and come to the games and call you names.
In various European countries, it is increasingly common for young men to live with their parents into their 30s and even longer. Why not? In the welfare state, there is no shame in doing so.
The secret thoughts of a man run over all things, holy, profane, clean, obscene, grave, and light, without shame or blame.
Truth is the daughter of time, and I feel no shame in being her midwife.
Suits are looked at more now as a business thing which is kind of a shame. If you're not wearing it just for work, you should try and trick it up a bit.
I have big friends who won't go swimming because they're too embarrassed about it. I feel that's such a shame, because actually people should be encouraging fat people who are exercising to do it, not pointing and laughing.
Isn't it a shame that future generations can't be here to see all the wonderful things we're doing with their money?
It's a shame about California, and particularly about L.A., where they've demolished so many landmarks. It's a bit of a disease there, where if anything is over 30 years old, they sort of knock it down and replace it. It's a strange town, it's this sprawling suburb, and then there's a city, the old town.
Bite us once, shame on the dog; bite us repeatedly, shame on us for allowing it.
I think sometimes all the charities are doing is mopping up the blood. It's a shame.
From infancy on, we are all spies; the shame is not this but that the secrets to be discovered are so paltry and few.
I was beautiful. Now, because I am old, I take no shame in so saying.
False shame accompanies a man that is poor, shame that either harms a man greatly or profits him; shame is with poverty, but confidence with wealth.
Toil is no source of shame; idleness is shame.
I think that a show that is as successful as 'The Golden Girls' is a once-in-a-lifetime thing. If you don't feel proud to be part of a show that has that kind of track record, then shame on you, because that's a privilege.
For the most part fraud in the end secures for its companions repentance and shame.
You've got to vote for someone. It's a shame, but it's got to be done.
Judaism will be enmeshed in pride and shame for as long as it endures. But to endure as a country, Israel must shun both these tendencies.
Some people harbour an awkward clash of feelings - homosexual attraction on the one hand and shame or embarrassment about that attraction on the other. It is well known that the mind struggles to sustain conflicting views.
A military man can scarcely pride himself on having smitten a sleeping enemy; it is more a matter of shame, simply, for the one smitten.
Shame, like beauty, is often in the eye of the beholder.
It was a source of shame for my family that I was in rock and roll, which is so blue-collar. It just isn't done. And I felt it, too.
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