Ashamed Quotes & Sayings On Love, Feeling, Never

These ashamed quotes will inspire you. Ashamed embarrassed or guilty because of one’s actions, characteristics, or associations; or reluctant to do something through fear of embarrassment or humiliation.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging ashamed quotes, ashamed sayings, and ashamed proverbs.

Best Ashamed Quotes

  1. “It is a most miserable thing to feel ashamed of home.” ~ Charles Dickens
  2. “I was poor white trash, no glitter, no glamour, but I’m not ashamed of anything.” ~ Eminem
  3. “Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under.” ~ H. L. Mencken
  4. “If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero
  5. “Unless you’re ashamed of yourself now and then, you’re not honest” ~ William Faulkner

  6. “A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.” ~ Confucius
  7. “In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.” ~ Confucius
  8. “An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things.” ~ Bryant H. McGill
  9. “If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies.” ~ Albert Einstein
  10. “Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.” ~ Horace Mann

  11. “Women in love are less ashamed than men. They have less to be ashamed of.” ~ Ambrose Bierce
  12. “Science has nothing to be ashamed of even in the ruins of Nagasaki. The shame is theirs who appeal to other values than the human imaginative values which science has evolved.” ~ Jacob Bronowski
  13. “When leading evangelicals say terrible things about Islam, evil things about Islam, terrible things about Muhammad, they ought to be ashamed of themselves.” ~ Tony Campolo
  14. “I’m in the studio 24 hours a day. It’s true that once you get a certain level of success, you become a target. Talk magazine should be ashamed of themselves.” ~ Puff Daddy
  15. “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.” ~ Jacques Derrida

  16. “I am not ashamed of my grandparents for having been slaves. I am only ashamed of myself for having at one time being ashamed.” ~ Ralph Ellison
  17. “No man should advocate a course in private that he’s ashamed to admit in public.” ~ George McGovern
  18. “There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  19. “Crimes of which a people is ashamed constitute its real history. The same is true of man.” ~ Jean Genet
  20. “I was more ashamed that I couldn’t work the washing machine than the fact that I was taking drugs.” ~ Elton John

  21. “I’m not ashamed of what I am and that I have curves and that I’m thick. I like my body.” ~ Alicia Keys
  22. “I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father’s equal, and I never loved any other man as much.” ~ Hedy Lamarr , Ashamed quotes about love
  23. “I’m not ashamed of my spiritual beliefs, but I in no way incorporate them into this band.” ~ Amy Lee
  24. “When I’d tell people I like country music they’d get this look on their faces. People were kind of ashamed of country.” ~ Loretta Lynn
  25. “Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think.” ~ Michel de Montaigne

  26. “The writer should never be ashamed of staring. There is nothing that does not require his attention.” ~ Flannery O’Connor , Never be ashamed quotes
  27. “Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.” ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  28. “Mormonism is the pure doctrine of Jesus Christ; of which I myself am not ashamed.” ~ Joseph Smith, Jr.
  29. “We all know what Parliament is, and we are all ashamed of it.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  30. “We need never be ashamed of our tears.” ~ Charles Dickens

  31. “Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.” ~ Confucius
  32. “It is so conceited and timid to be ashamed of one’s mistakes. Of course, they are mistakes. Go on to the next.” ~ Brenda Ueland
  33. “I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.” ~ Seneca the Elder
  34. “Anger and hate against one we love steels our hearts, but contempt or pity leaves us silent and ashamed.” ~ Edgar Rice Burroughs
  35. “I am ashamed of confessing that I have nothing to confess.” ~ Fanny Burney

  36. “There’s a lot of skeletons in my closet, but I know what they’re wearing. I’m not gonna act all ashamed of it.” ~ Naomi Watts
  37. “I am ashamed to admit I watch a lot of reality shows like The Osbournes and The Bachelor.” ~ Sara Gilbert
  38. “So many people have really wanted to die. They seem ashamed to say so. I think it would help if they would say so” ~ Mercedes McCambridge
  39. “I’m not ashamed to say that I cried at an animation movie” ~ America Ferrera
  40. “I haven’t done anything that I’m ashamed of.” ~ Martin McGuinness

  41. “There really is something raw about sexuality that’s real and good and we must continue to learn to not be ashamed of it. But – we have to honor the reality of practicing safer sex.” ~ Kyan Douglas
  42. “I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ” ~ Phil Robertson
  43. “I would certainly never suggest that any lesbian should be ashamed of her sexual preference.” ~ Ed McBain
  44. “Of course, it’s difficult to top a box office success like Emmanuelle, so it will always be my most important work. But that’s nothing to be ashamed of.” ~ Sylvia Kristel
  45. “What a man is ashamed of is always at bottom himself, and he is ashamed of himself at bottom always for being afraid.” ~ Robin G. Collingwood

  46. “Never be ashamed to write a melody that people remember.” ~ Burt Bacharach
  47. “The Cold War in Africa is one of the darkest, most disgraceful pages in contemporary history, and everybody ought to be ashamed.” ~ Ryszard Kapuscinski
  48. “There are a great many colored people who are ashamed of the cakewalk, but I think they ought to be proud of it.” ~ James Weldon Johnson
  49. “I ain’t a bit ashamed of anything.” ~ Anthony Trollope
  50. “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.” ~ Agnes Smedley

  51. “I pick my nose and I’m not ashamed to admit it. If there’s a bogey then just pick it, man.” ~ Justin Timberlake
  52. “Not that I am ashamed of my mind or body, my birth or breeding, my actions or fortunes, for my bashfulness is in my nature, not for any crime.” ~ Margaret Cavendish
  53. “It is a most disgraceful shame the way in which Irishmen are brought up. They are ashamed of their language, institutions, and of everything Irish.” ~ Douglas Hyde
  54. “By vulgarity, I mean that vice of civilization which makes man ashamed of himself and his next of kin, and pretend to be somebody else.” ~ Solomon Schechter
  55. “I enjoy my money, and I’m not ashamed to admit it. I’d certainly rather be rich than poor.” ~ Christine McVie

  56. “Never be ashamed of what you feel. You have the right to feel any emotion that you want, and to do what makes you happy. That’s my life motto.” ~ Demi Lovato , Feel ashamed quotes
  57. “Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures; none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them; and, in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.” ~ Thomas de Quincey
  58. “Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried than before–more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle.” ~ Charles Dickens
  59. “Sure I wave the American flag. Do you know a better flag to wave? Sure I love my country with all her faults. I’m not ashamed of that, never have been, never will be.” ~ John Wayne
  60. “Yes, free markets tend to produce unequal incomes. We should not be ashamed of that. On the contrary, our system is the envy of the world and should be a source of pride.” ~ Arthur C. Brooks

  61. “A man though wise, should never be ashamed of learning more, and must unbend his mind.” ~ Sophocles
  62. “I don’t mind citing a bad author if the line is good.” ~ Seneca the Younger
  63. “I find it difficult to explain, but I’m quite ashamed of being an actress.” ~ Kristin Scott Thomas

  64. “The difference between guilt and shame is very clear–in theory. We feel guilty for what we do. We feel shame for what we are. A person feels guilt because he did something wrong. A person feels shame because he is something wrong. We may feel guilty because we lied to our mother. We may feel shame because we are not the person our mother wanted us to be.” ~ Lewis B. Smedes
  65. “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.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Ashamed feeling guilty or embarrassed about something you have done or about quality in your character.

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