From infancy on, we are all spies; the shame is not this but that the secrets to be discovered are so paltry and few.
You come of the Lord Adam and the Lady Eve,' said Aslan. 'And that is both honor enough to erect the head of the poorest beggar, and shame enough to bow the shoulders of the greatest emperor on earth. Be content.
The extremes of glory and of shame, Like east and west, become the same No Indian prince has to his palace - More followers than a thief to the gallows
Sin hath the devil for its father, shame for its companion, and death for its wages
Doubt is the brother of shame.
If we have anything kind to say, any tender sentiment to express, we feel a sense of shame
The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.
Certainly it is no shame to a man that he should be as nice about his country as his sweetheart,- yet it would not be wise to hold everyone an enemy who could not see her with our own enchanted eyes
Money was made, not to command our will, But all our lawful pleasures to fulfill. Shame and woe to us, if we our wealth obey; The horse doth with the horseman away.
Shame is pride's cloak.
A man should never be ashamed to own that he has been in the wrong, which is but saying.. That he is wiser today than yesterday.
The guilty catch themselves
The only shame is to have none
We but half express ourselves, and are ashamed of that divine idea which each of us represents
Shameless craving must have shameful nay