Ashamed Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Ashamed Quotes from famous persons: Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Ayelet Waldman, Alessandra Mussolini, Eli Roth, Frank McCourt. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Ashamed Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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And they said if we help with the crisis, they would do a lot of positive acts. After we helped in those crises, they showed negative acts and the Japanese and Turks were ashamed.
I always tell my kids that as soon as you have a secret, something about you that you are ashamed to have others find out, you have given other people the power to hurt you by exposing you.
If my name were Pasolini or Rossi, my life would be easier. But I never thought of changing it. That would mean that I am ashamed to be Alessandra Mussolini, which is stupid because Alessandra Mussolini never did anything to be ashamed of.
Alessandra Mussolini
I think that many people are ashamed when they feel afraid. There’s this thing in our society that you’re not allowed to feel scared. You have to be a man and put on a brave face, but we all have fears.
I certainly couldn’t have written ‘Angela’s Ashes‘ when my mother was alive, because she would have been ashamed.
I’m kind of ashamed to be a celebrity. I don’t understand wanting to read about other people’s dirty laundry. I think celebrity is the biggest red herring society has ever pulled on itself.
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
I’m not ashamed of myself.
I hope, by never hiding, I can show there is never anything to be ashamed of when we are being our true selves.
I’m not ashamed of anything I’ve ever done in the name of fairness and justice for my people.
People feel very ashamed to admit that they have in-law problems. They think it’s something petty. But it’s not petty at all. It hits deep emotions.
Christine Leunens
We all have things we’re ashamed of.
I’d been travelling in Romania. It was 1990, just after the revolution and you couldn’t buy anything so we’d been eating basic food. We went to McDonald‘s and, I’m ashamed to say, it was wonderful. I hate McDonald’s normally.
I grew up in poverty. I was ashamed of the fact, when we were kids, we’d be at school hungry, our stomachs rumbling so we couldn’t concentrate.
Some of the things I have done… of course I’m ashamed of in the past… was just to put food on the table and just take care of my family.
We shouldn’t be ashamed of getting people to click on content that we’re proud of.
I spent the first 33 years of my life with secrets, and lots of them. I spent a great deal of energy worrying over what people thought and obscuring the things I was ashamed of… trying to appear what I thought was normal.
I’m very political and I’m not ashamed of it, and I think having the platform I have, I want to take advantage of that.
I’m not ashamed to tell the truth about what happened in my family. I think that’s what makes my comedy different.
I think the international community should be ashamed that they haven‘t done more for the Yazidis.
I’m ashamed to say this, but I watched every episode of ‘Starsky and Hutch’ as a kid. I loved that show, but now I think it’s stupid – they’d have a car chase for no reason, then Paul Michael Glaser would shoot the car and it would blow up.
We are the millions and millions of Americans who take responsibility for our own safety and protection of our children as a God-given right. We are proud to exercise that right, are not ashamed of it and deserve nothing less than absolute respect and admiration as lawful gun owners.
I never wanted to go to college in the state of Washington because I was so embarrassed and ashamed of my family life. I wanted to run. That’s what always what I do, I run. I run as far away as I can.
If I’m the champion, the whole UFC division should be ashamed of themselves for a guy that had no damn skills being the champion. They should all just go relocate somewhere.
Fame is great when everything in your life is going well. But when it goes wrong, when you’re having to jump on a bus, because you can’t afford to pay for a taxi, and you catch people looking at you. It might sound strange, but you feel ashamed. And that’s hard to deal with.
Let not the 12 million Negroes be ashamed of the fact that they are the grandchildren of slaves. There is dishonor in being slave-owners.
I’m sorry to say this, but Putin is spreading lies. He is doing this with the goal of removing Stalin‘s Russia responsibility for starting the war jointly with Nazi Germany. I assumed he is ashamed of that.
I have two younger sisters and I’m such an advocate of owning who you are as a person. Don’t be ashamed or intimidated. Never feel like you are not amazing.
We are proud of our ridiculousness. That’s what made our Surrealism. Proud and ashamed of everything at the same time. I think that’s my definition of Belgium.
A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly.
Mary Wortley Montagu
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.
I have to be absolutely drawn to the project. If you’re ashamed or bored by it at the beginning, it’s going to be a pretty nightmarish thing.
I wish to thank all fans who support me, but the others should be ashamed because I am a born winner and always played my heart out for the national team.
We need not feel ashamed of flirting with the zodiac. The zodiac is well worth flirting with.
Lillian Smith
Time and time again, as a boy, I was humiliated. I celebrated my first day in long pants by going to a dance where I fell sprawling on the floor, and was so ashamed that I jumped up, ran away and left my girl to get home the best way she could.
Vash Young
I’ve always struggled a ton with my body image, and I wanted to help other people not feel so ashamed about themselves. It’s a completely unnecessary part of everyday life.
I never had any friends beyond a certain superficial level. We hate to admit weaknesses. We were raised to want to get ahead, to be good and clever and successful. You’re just ashamed to open up.
If Barack Obama‘s campaign wants to suggest that a photo of him wearing traditional Somali clothing is divisive, they should be ashamed. Hillary Clinton has worn the traditional clothing of countries she has visited and had those photos published widely.
Maggie Williams
I was poor white trash, no glitter, no glamour, but I’m not ashamed of anything.
Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.
I think it’s really important that women understand that they don’t have to be ashamed to make changes to their body.
I still am very street – I just have nicer clothes. I’m not ashamed of that.
Cheryl Cole
I am not ashamed of my past; I am not ashamed of my humble beginnings.
Madam C. J. Walker
When my parents were arrested, I was a year old. And like so many children with incarcerated parents, I experienced a range of traumas connected to the separation. I was angry. I was ashamed. I had developmental delays, behavioral problems.
I was ashamed. My son is a drug addict. What does this mean about me?
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
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.
What this does for me emotionally, psychologically and spiritually – to look in the mirror and not be ashamed – has been very important in not relapsing.
Daniel Baldwin
I’m ashamed and embarrassed to say that I’ve read very little of David Foster Wallace’s work. It’s a huge gap in my education, one of many.
There is no reason to be ashamed of who you are.
There’s a tremendous sense of shame that people who are lonely feel. I say that as someone who felt ashamed of being lonely as a child and even at points during adulthood.
I want validation. I’m not ashamed to say that I need the world to validate me and for people to say, ‘You are what you think you are.’
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
But while I am proud to be an American, I am ashamed of what the Trump administration is doing in our name. It is literally rewriting the meaning of America.
I see myself as a survivor, and I’m not ashamed to say I’m a survivor. To me, survivor implies strength, implies that I have been through something and I made it out the other side.
I was ashamed for people to see me struggle.
I’ve got nothing to be ashamed of.
For me, the moment the mic is on and it’s rolling, it’s impossible to vocally relax for some reason. But one day, I’m going to be able to sing the way I sang when I was a little kid, completely open and free. That’s, I think, the one thing that’s changed: Growing older, I’m not ashamed to hear my voice.
There are many people still ashamed of their roots because of the negative connotations that come with being an ‘African.’ That sentiment exists many places around the world – in England, in the U.S., everywhere.
I don’t feel ashamed or humiliated when I am naked, but I definitely feel it when I am playing games.
I have Chinese blood in me… I am not ashamed to admit that perhaps the great leaders of our country all have Chinese blood.
For a long time, I was almost ashamed of being an actress. I felt like it was a shallow occupation. People would be watching my every move.
I’m not ashamed of selling millions of records. I’m very fortunate to be in that position.
It is easy enough to say that poverty is no crime. No; if it were men wouldn’t be ashamed of it. It is a blunder, though, and is punished as such. A poor man is despised the whole world over.
Jerome K. Jerome
There was a time when pop music and rock music were really reaching for the stars and were not ashamed to be experimental. You think of a song like ‘Shout‘ by Tears for Fears. That’s a massive global No. 1 hit, and yet the subject matter is very dark.
I was convinced I was worth less than my straight peers. I was at best inauthentic, and the longer I went without amending that dishonesty, the more ashamed I felt.
I don’t think you should be ashamed of anybody that you know that has AIDS. You should stand as close to them as you can and help them out as much as you can. I’m a strong believer in that and that’s why I try to do that for everyone I know that has the virus.
I don’t want to read about the fabricated version of someone’s life. I want to know what haunts you, what are you ashamed of, what embarrasses you, what do you wish was different?
I never wonder to see men wicked, but I often wonder to see them not ashamed.
I feel ashamed if my hands are too clean and untouched. It’s a measure of how much time I’ve spent travelling and poncing around.
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.
I shall never be ashamed of citing a bad author if the line is good.
I think where people get into trouble is hiding and feeling ashamed about what they don’t have any control over in the first place.
The Congress had the opportunity to do a lot of good. It isn’t as if they didn’t have good people in the party. God knows why they failed. If after 65 years of governance you cannot provide drinking water to everyone then you should be ashamed of yourself.
I never did anything I’m really ashamed of.
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.
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.
You can win a victory in your neighbourhood. You can win a victory in your school. You can win a victory in your place of worship… Be ashamed of your existence until you’ve done a little something to make the world in which we all must live a little better than it was when you arrived.
In Henry Adams, I discovered not only the prototype of the modern thinker but also someone who is more interesting: a viper-toothed, puling, supercilious crank, thwarted in ambition, aging gracelessly, mad at the cosmos, and ashamed of his own jejune ideals. He is nevertheless very dear to me.
Scratch the surface of what’s socially normal. I suppose in some way all of us have something we display to the public and things we feel too ashamed of or uncomfortable with to reveal to other people.
Whatever it is that I feel, I express it! I am free with my joy, my laughter, my pleasure, my pain, and I am blessed in that way as an actress that I can access those feelings within myself and not be ashamed to show whatever that is that’s appropriate for the character.
I grew up poor in East Houston. I used to be ashamed of it, but I’m not anymore. It’s kind of a badge of courage now.
I do not let anyone make me feel ashamed of being who I am.
When I read that nobody should ever feel ashamed to be alone or to be in a crowd, I realized that I often felt ashamed of both of those things.
I love ‘E.R.’ and I’m not ashamed to admit it. It makes me know I did not waste my life after all by not becoming a medical doctor.
Ellen Gilchrist
We would frequently be ashamed of our good deeds if people saw all of the motives that produced them.
When leading evangelicals say terrible things about Islam, evil things about Islam, terrible things about Muhammad, they ought to be ashamed of themselves.
I’m ashamed to say that I really hated the Internet. I didn’t understand it and I thought, ‘What’s the point of this?’
There is nothing worse than being ashamed of parsimony or poverty.
The most important thing I think we need to remember is that we’re a work in progress. Do not be ashamed or afraid to ask for help. That’s what I did. I asked for help.
My definition of a friend is somebody who adores you even though they know the things you’re most ashamed of.
Honestly, when someone speaks to me about Juventus I try to change the subject immediately. I’m ashamed of the transfer!
I was a little bit ashamed of American TV because I thought, ‘None of the shows my father works on are as funny as my father.’
I’m probably going to be ashamed to say this… It was a Sir Mix-a-Lot album. I think I was 12, 13. I had just enough money for the ‘My Posse’s on Broadway‘ single, so I bought that single. That was the first thing I bought with my own money.
I was 15 when I did Rufio and now I’ve been Rufio for more of my life than I haven’t been. Wrestling with that is always interesting because you don’t want to be fully defined by it, but at the same time it’s you, and you don’t want to be ashamed of you either.
I am ashamed of some of Democrats in my own party.
I was brought up bilingual, but there came a point where my mom went back to work and I got a white babysitter, so sadly I lost it. Now I can understand Spanish and put words together, but I don’t speak it fluently. I’m ashamed of that.
Michael Trevino
I was ashamed of it, of the poverty I came from.
There’s nothing I’ve done which I’m ashamed of or I thought was actually bad.
I would have felt ashamed if I had not been part of the resistance and part of fighting back against the forces of the state.
Trust me, I am proud of our country. I will never be ashamed of it.
If you’re over 22, getting a tattoo and you don’t do work that involves tools you should be ashamed of yourself!
I know that my Republican colleagues are as ashamed as I am that the United States is forced to borrow over $1 trillion from foreign nations to pay for our national priorities like reconstruction of the gulf coast and the war in Iraq.
Dennis Cardoza
I feel very ashamed to have chosen a brother like Azam Khan. Maybe it was a wrong choice for me to call him a brother and he proved in reality he is not the person he pretends to be.
I am ashamed of confessing that I have nothing to confess.
Frances Burney
Without truth I feel ashamed to be alive.
Andrei Platonov
I’m ashamed to say, I’ve done hideous pen portraits of people I don’t like in my novels. And they’ll say, ‘Oh, that person was hideous,’ and I’m nodding, and I’m thinking, ‘It’s you, you fool!’
It’s actually just as cool to be on television as to be in a movie, and nobody’s ashamed of this back and forth.
I am a smoker, I’m ashamed to say. I had given it up for many years, then picked it up again. It’s a horrible habit. I struggle with myself all the time. And I love to smoke.
We’re often ashamed of asking for so much help because it seems selfish or petty or narcissistic, but I think, if there’s a God – and I believe there is – that God is there to help. That’s what God’s job is.
Prison was tough on me. I saw people in prison that made me ashamed I was a human being. Some make Qaddafi and Idi Amin look like Sunday-school teachers.
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.
I was so ashamed of who I was. And I also felt like an outcast in gay society as well because I wasn’t good-looking enough; my body wasn’t good enough.
I’m glad to say my father never felt ashamed of me, but my mother probably did.
It’s always OK to find help. Don’t be ashamed if you need help. I have help from so many people. My wife helps me with my diet all the time. I have a nutritionist.
Anger and hate against one we love steels our hearts, but contempt or pity leaves us silent and ashamed.
Edgar Rice Burroughs
I think I’m a pretty open book. We’re all a work in progress, and I’m not ashamed to say that I don’t have it all together – I don’t really think anyone does.
I’m not ashamed of being American; I’m very proud.
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
I always really loved soul music but all my friends were into the new romantic scene. I’d go to new romantic clubs and then go home and listen to soul music. I was sort of ashamed of listening to disco and soul music!
I’m not ashamed of who I am.
‘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.’
John Abbott
If I was ashamed of who I am, I would be in the closet.
Not looking for excuses is the right thing to do. I have made a lot of mistakes, and I still make mistakes, but I am not ashamed to look for the reasons behind those mistakes.
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
I’m not afraid to admit I have therapy. It’s nothing to be ashamed of, and it really does help.
I’m not ashamed to admit that prohibition is ‘impractical.’
You should never be embarrassed or ashamed of listening to a particular type of music.
You’ll never have any trouble with Mr. T, I’m just a big, calm teddy bear kind of guy. Mr. T ain’t ashamed to cry. When I go out and I meet people who are suffering and they come and talk to me, Mr. T cries, Mr. T who could break a man’s jaw with his fist.
I don’t think I like characters who are afraid and ashamed of who they are.
I don’t feel ashamed to be loud, which is an argument I’ve had with lots of men, who thought I was too sassy and unladylike.
There was a paperwork mishap on ‘War For The Planet Of The Apes,’ in that the end credits was simply called ‘End Credits.’ And that’s what appears on the album. Once we realised that was out there, we were so ashamed.
I’m ashamed to say, but as a teen, there were times when I had to go to the church and get help.
My dream was, start young, take hormones, live as a woman, try and become as passable as possible, bury your past, change your friends. Now I’ve realised that I don’t have to be ashamed of my past.
I was never in the closet as an actor. It never occurred to me that my sexuality was something to be ashamed of.
One of the reasons we stay so alone in our lives is because we’re ashamed to talk about the hard stuff. It’s as simple as that. We’re all in pain in different ways, and we don’t get the help we need because we’re too ashamed to talk about the pain.
Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think.
Personally, I’ve always been ashamed of my body and I’ve hated being so skinny – I had an eating disorder for so long.
I’m quite cool about my sex symbol image. It’s nothing to be proud of or ashamed of.
Some of the things I’ve done in my life I’m ashamed of.
I’m an honest man. I am living my life. I’m not stealing. And I’ve never been ashamed of who I am – I am a Roma.
Danis Tanovic
Never be ashamed! There’s some who’ll hold it against you, but they’re not worth bothering with.
Some of those early photographs of me might as well be sepia. It’s always thought that I disclaim television and am too theatre, but the truth is ‘The Avengersbores me now. I was grateful because it catapulted me into stage stardom. It was good. I’m not ashamed of it. But I only did it for two years.
Literary critics, however, frequently suffer from a curious belief that every author longs to extend the boundaries of literary art, wants to explore new dimensions of the human spirit, and if he doesn’t, he should be ashamed of himself.
I struggled with kind of fighting with the inner illnesses within myself where my psychological madness and I have always kind of struggled with different disorders and mental things and so the biggest thing that I was kind of always ashamed of or being embarrassed of was kind of that.
I’ve actually apologized to some people I was a real jerk to, because I feel ashamed. I didn’t need to be that hungry. There was something going on inside me when I was angry and feeling very threatened and not feeling good about myself.
I’d given my life and my soul to Kajagoogoo and then after a cheap phone call, it was all over. I did cry and I’m not ashamed to admit it. Anybody is entitled to break down under those circumstances.
A lot of people are ashamed to talk about mental illness. To me, it’s power to give people that.
I used to wear heels because I wanted to show people I wasn’t ashamed of being tall. But I don’t wear them any more because you don’t have to wear heels to be beautiful. I can’t even remember the last time I wore heels.
It’s not lost on me that every single person who told their story about Harvey Weinstein talked about how they were silenced, how they were encouraged not to speak up, how they were embarrassed or ashamed to speak up.
We played hard and we partied hard. I’m not ashamed of that. I was no angel – I did some things I shouldn’t have done, lived a lifestyle I shouldn’t have lived. I had a blast at times; other times, I probably compromised my job, my duty to do my job, to be ready as a professional.
Success is the American Dream. And that success is not something to be ashamed of, or to demonize.
I don’t see why I should be ashamed of my body. That’s the one tool I use as a performer.
My grandmother is from Martinique, so sometimes I’m ashamed that I don’t speak Creole.
Josephine Jobert
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
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.
It’s very hard to tell an actor, ‘Stop acting.’ It’s easy to tell a non-actor, because they’re embarrassed when they act. They get ashamed when they do something cliche, whereas an actor is happy.
John Carney
Whenever people ask me what the story is for my next film, I won’t tell and people feel it’s because I’m being secretive or something, but it’s actually because I’m ashamed to sum up a film in three sentences.
Don Cornelius gave me an incredulous look regarding my accent. I lessened it; he gave a nod of approval. Instantly, I felt ashamed. I had made my first conscious effort not to sound ethnic.
Well, of course, every actor’s limited, and I am the first one to admit it, in all honesty, when I think that I’ve hit the wall a bit. I’m not ashamed at all, I think it’s a process that you have to go through. That’s how you learn.
We’re not ashamed of the old stuff, but when you look back at the posters it does make you think: ‘My God, six men and one woman.’ Weirdly we didn’t say ‘that’s wrong’ and no one else did, either. It’s been a really quick shift in the landscape of telly, which is brilliant.
I’m more Filipino than I am German. I guess I shouldn’t be ashamed to say that.
I am ashamed the law is such an ass.
George Chapman
It’s nothing to be ashamed of and that there are even beneficial traits associated with the condition. Most importantly, acknowledge yourself for who you are and if you’re struggling with anything resembling ADD get professionally diagnosed.
Christopher Knight
I would certainly never suggest that any lesbian should be ashamed of her sexual preference.
We’re not ashamed to use the word ‘peace.’
As you get older, your metabolism slows down. You’ve got to admit it. It’s nothing to be ashamed of if you have lived your life to the full.
In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.
It’s nothing to be ashamed of to have a stutter.
I was ashamed to admit I was hipped to the idea of acting. That’s why I started in with the props.
Don’t ever be ashamed of the Gospel. Stand up, and be bold.
Scientists are doing an awful lot of damage to the world in the name of helping it. I don’t mind attacking my own fraternity because I am ashamed of it.
I think as long as you’re not being malicious and you’re not hurting people then you should not be ashamed of what you do.
I felt ashamed while saying Bulla’s dialogues! There was a mixed feeling of shame and guilt, and I constantly questioned myself why I was doing this in the first place.
On a daily basis, it’s heartbreaking to see women put up with violence for years silently and feel ashamed of speaking out about it.
I’ve never been ashamed of being the ham or the provocateur, as it were, in my style of commentary or my style of showmanship.
Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of, but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards.
We are ashamed to seem evasive in the presence of a straightforward man, cowardly in the presence of a brave one, gross in the eyes of a refined one, and so on. We always imagine, and in imagining share, the judgments of the other mind.
Mistakes are nothing to be ashamed of.
I think it’s the way I talk. I think they thought I was too country. And I’m not ashamed of that by any means.
I’m very heterosexual, so dating women is something I’m not ashamed of. But my love life is not as exciting as it is reported to be.
I started painting my nails and started wearing some women’s clothing, but that whole side of me always caused problems in my intimate relationships. There was a lot of shame attached to it. I’d talk to people I was dating about it but still feel ashamed.
Gay men can sometimes feel ashamed or chastised when the messaging is ‘Be out and proud!’ or ‘Just come out.’ It’s not that easy. It certainly wasn’t for me.
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.
I won’t call it UMNO anymore; this is Najib’s party. I feel embarrassed that I am associated with a party that is seen as supporting corruption – it had caused me to feel ashamed.
I remember having my father stand over me when I had driven over my own foot; one leg was out of the car and one leg was in the car. He looked at me and told me that I was a drunk and that he was ashamed to call me his son. That night, I stopped drinking and I never drank again; I was twenty four.
I sort of attract people who are interested in my comedy for being able to talk about whatever I want to talk about and not being ashamed of who I am and not hiding it.
I am not ashamed to say that I am the son of a washerwoman.
John Burns
I feel like, in the Czars, for example, I was afraid. I couldn’t express myself. I didn’t have a connection to myself. That’s one of the huge reasons why it was such a difficult existence. I put a lot of that on myself. I couldn’t access myself. I couldn’t look at myself, because I was too ashamed.
I think what’s beautiful when you’re looking at artists like Macklemore and you’re looking at artists like Ayron Jones, they’re proud of Seattle and they’re bringing it back. Seattle’s a real music town. When you act ashamed of that, you should be pushed outta the game as far as I’m concerned.
So many people have really wanted to die. They seem ashamed to say so. I think it would help if they would say so.
I was kind of ashamed of my bourgeois family as a teenager, I guess – I had dreadlocks, shopped in thrift stores and pretended I had no money. At that time, I would have spat on a girl who was buying Yves Saint Laurent.
I am not ashamed to support Donald Trump.
I just want to make music that people hear, and I’m not ashamed of that.
I’m ashamed of what I did.
Andrew Fastow
In church, the music is for everyone. People are singing off tune, loud; they’re not ashamed – it’s for their healing. That’s kind of just what I strive for, that feeling.
2Pac made me want to rap, he made me want to speak my ghetto story and not be ashamed of it.
I’ve done lots of songs for film soundtracks and things like that – stuff I’m not ashamed of, but that doesn’t represent my legacy with the Pretenders.
I’m ashamed to be German.
Eating disorders are shrouded in secrecy, and there are so many things I felt very ashamed of that I could never talk about. Even though I have fully recovered, there were still things that I needed to go through again and work through.
I am more forgiving because I realize that all of our family histories – definitely mine – its populated with thieves and liars and incompetent people who werent bad people and who Im not ashamed of, but who are my family.
I was so ashamed of it that I would spend hours in the shower crying and trying to wash my skin off.
I’m ashamed to say the first play I saw at the Royal Court was mine.
Christopher Hampton
The woman who can’t influence her husband to vote the way she wants ought to be ashamed of herself.
As a boy, I felt ashamed of being Mexican. I’d say I was Hawaiian.
The Jews have never been ashamed of being Jews, whereas homosexuals have been stupid enough to be ashamed of their homosexuality.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
I’ve told lots of lies in my life. I try not to lie, but I still do. It’s very difficult to get to 37 and not be ashamed of something you’ve done. But I think your life is easier, ultimately, if you’re honest.
It is everyone’s story. We are ashamed of our native language, be it Punjabi or Urdu. If you make mistakes while speaking your native languages, no one will say anything. But if you say one word incorrect in English, people will treat it like a crime.
I have been constantly telling people to encourage people, to question the unquestioned and not to be ashamed to bring up new ideas, new processes to get things done.
I have never been ashamed of whatever I do.
The things people are ashamed of come through in whatever their outerwear is. I suppose I am always looking for that, even if it’s somebody who, on the outside, seems to be perfect.
When you get released from the NFL it’s not a pleasant experience and I may have sulked for about two or three years. Then I was like, ‘You know what? It’s time to get back on the wagon.’ I have nothing to be ashamed of.
Stephen Baker
I am not ashamed to say I will speak up to defend myself.
The best author will be the one who is ashamed to become a writer.
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.
KISS Psycho Circus is my current favorite. I’m not ashamed to say that I prefer the mindless fun of blasting hordes of creatures to exploration or adventure games.
Mike Wilson
After the World Cup, it was so intense, and a lot of pressure was put on me – unfairly, I thought, at times – and it is always a worry, but you get older, you get a better support team, and I haven’t hidden the fact about my past, and I never will because I’m not ashamed of it.
I’m ashamed to admit this, but I didn’t read a novel all the way through until after high school. Blasphemy, I know. I’m an author now. Books and words are my world.
Matt de la Pena
A gentleman would be ashamed should his deeds not match his words.
Food or the lack thereof can, at times, be coping mechanisms for people. While this isn’t the best approach to good health, it’s a part of people’s realities. And it is nothing to be ashamed of.
I’m not ashamed of showing my curves to the world. Bodies are beautiful when they’re full and healthy and fit. I’ve always had curves and I’ll always be proud of them.
I have nothing to be ashamed of. And I love to talk about the things that I am ashamed of.
When I first started, it was a dirty word to say you made clothes for people to wear… I was a little ashamed of it. You didn’t always feel you were this amazing creative force.
I’ve never made a record that I’m ashamed of.
I have never been particularly good with languages. Despite a dozen years of Hebrew school and a lifetime of praying in the language, I’m ashamed to admit that I still can’t read an Israeli newspaper. Besides English, the only language I speak with any degree of fluency is Spanish.
I think that everyone in one way or another has some sort of body issue. There’s something about themselves physically that they’re not happy with, that they’re ashamed of, that they keep constantly trying to change.
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 mostly get takeout, I have to admit – I don’t know if that’s something to be ashamed of. I’m not much of a cook.
I’m not ashamed to say I fear something.
Injuries are nothing to be ashamed about.
I do not believe in political movements. I believe in personal movement, that movement of the soul when a man who looks at himself is so ashamed that he tries to make some sort of change – within himself, not on the outside.
Yes, I’m ashamed of my participation as a taxpayer in American drone bombing.
Media outlets that are exploiting Ebola because they want a sensational story and politicians using it to their own ends ought to be ashamed.
Growing up, the main thing I was ashamed of was my voice. It is very effeminate.
Being nervous is not something you should be ashamed of. Nervous means you care, you really want to do well.
No man should advocate a course in private that he’s ashamed to admit in public.
When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty.
I’ve become bored of being insecure, ashamed, scared… no one should feel like that about themselves, especially when there is so much good life to live.
When I left the zoo and I sent my chimpanzees to the sanctuary in Florida and imagined what my chimpanzees went through for 18 years, I’m ashamed of myself.
Joe Exotic
The Cold War in Africa is one of the darkest, most disgraceful pages in contemporary history, and everybody ought to be ashamed.
I was insecure and ashamed. Unless you’re gay, being gay has never been looked at as being cool. And I wanted to be cool.
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
An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in his understanding of things.
My parents broke up when I was six. Before, I was a very active, naughty child, but after my father left me, I stopped talking. I became very good at hiding my emotions. I felt so ashamed of telling others that I didn’t have a father, because that was not common in the 1960s.
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai
It’s not about me. It’s about not having to be ashamed.
When I got done at Duke, I almost felt ashamed of it. I almost tried to distance myself from being the Duke guy.
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
Many of my friends were blacklisted. America should be ashamed of it forever.
Richard Widmark
Looking back, the biggest mistake I made was feeling ashamed of it. Acne is a part of life. You don’t need to be embarrassed of it.
I’m a very open person, and I am not ashamed of it being out there. It’s part of life.