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Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.
There's no shame in stealing - any actor who says he doesn't is lying. You steal from everything.
God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think.
Michel de Montaigne
I've been trying to find women writers for my staff for a while now and I have three women on my staff and three guys so it's pretty equal. I don't know why that is. It's been the same thing for a while. It's hard for female comedians to stand out. That's weird. That's a shame.
Shame is the feeling you have when you agree with the woman who loves you that you are the man she thinks you are.
I think so many people live their whole life in fear and doubt and shame.
Nature soaks every evil with either fear or shame.
Dogs have boundless enthusiasm but no sense of shame. I should have a dog as a life coach.
We judge people in areas where we're vulnerable to shame, especially picking folks who are doing worse than we're doing.
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.
From infancy on, we are all spies; the shame is not this but that the secrets to be discovered are so paltry and few.
Guys would sleep with a bicycle if it had the right color lip gloss on. They have no shame. They're like bull elks in a field.
For the most part fraud in the end secures for its companions repentance and shame.
It's a shame to call somebody a 'diva' simply because they work harder than everybody else.
I think it's a terrible shame that politics has become show business.
Tell the truth and shame the devil.
I hesitate to use a pathologizing label, but underneath the so-called narcissistic personality is definitely shame and the paralyzing fear of being ordinary.
There's no shame in enjoying a quiet life. And that's been the realization of the past few years for me.
In the face of patriarchy, it is a brave act indeed for both men and women to embrace, rather than shame or attempt to eradicate, the feminine.
Until women themselves reject stigma and refuse to feel shame for the way others treat them, they have no hope of achieving full human stature.
Ironically, parenting is a shame and judgment minefield precisely because most of us are wading through uncertainty and self-doubt when it comes to raising our children.
The White House used to be, everybody looked up at the White House and America and everything, and now I think it's like a house of shame.
I can't even explain to you how terrible that feels, that I equate dating a woman with punishment, shame, guilt, disappointment, reproach, reprimand, persecution. It's a nightmare.
One of the things I did when I discovered this huge importance of being vulnerable is very happily moved away from the shame research, because that's such a downer, and people hate that topic. It's not that vulnerability is the upside, but it's better than shame, I guess.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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