„There is no shame in not knowing something. The shame is in not being willing to learn.“

Fuente: The Naming

Última actualización 3 de Junio de 2021. Historia

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„Shame on me, shame on you,
Shame on them, shame on us,
Shame on me, shame on you,
Shame on them, shame on us,
So what the fuss.“

—  Stevie Wonder American musician 1950

So What The Fuss
Song lyrics, A Time To Love (2005)

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„3908. Poverty is not a Shame; but the being asham'd of it, is.“

—  Thomas Fuller (writer) British physician, preacher, and intellectual 1654 - 1734

Compare Poor Richard's Almanack (1749) : Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
Introductio ad prudentiam: Part II (1727), Gnomologia (1732)

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„Shame derives its power from being unspeakable.“

—  Brené Brown US writer and professor 1965

Fuente: Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

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„Shame hates it when we reach out and tell our story. It hates having words wrapped around it- it can't survive being shared. Shame loves secrecy. When we bury our story, the shame metastasizes.“

—  Brené Brown US writer and professor 1965

Fuente: The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

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„I never learned hate at home, or shame. I had to go to school for that.“

—  Dick Gregory American comedian, social activist, social critic, writer, and entrepreneur 1932 - 2017

Nigger: An Autobiography (1964)

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Prevale Foto

„To illude: one of the most shameful behaviors that can belong to the human being.“

—  Prevale Italian DJ and producer 1983

Original: (it) Illudere: uno dei comportamenti più vergognosi che possano appartenere all'essere umano.
Fuente: prevale.net

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„Truth is the daughter of time, and I feel no shame in being her midwife.“
Temporis filia veritas; cui me obstetricari non pudet.

—  Johannes Kepler German mathematician, astronomer and astrologer 1571 - 1630

As quoted in The Ismailis in the Middle Ages: A History of Survival, A search for Salvation (2007) by Shafique N. Virani, p. 28

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„There's no shame in being second to Stephen Fry. Unless it's in a straight nose competition.“

—  Russell Brand British comedian, actor, and author 1975

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„Malice, like Lust, when it is at the Height, doth not know Shame.“

—  George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax English politician 1633 - 1695

Political, Moral, and Miscellaneous Reflections (1750), Moral Thoughts and Reflections

Andrey Voznesensky Foto

„It's shameful to spot a lie and not to name it,
shameful to name it and then to shut your eyes,
shameful to call a funeral a wedding
and play the fool at funerals besides.“

—  Andrey Voznesensky Soviet poet 1933 - 2010

Stanley Kunitz (trans.) Story Under Full Sail (New York: Doubleday, 1974) p. 20.

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„Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me three times, shame on both of us.“

—  Stephen King American author 1947

Fuente: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

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„To ask may be but a moment's shame, not to ask and remain ignorant is a lifelong shame.“

—  Kanō Jigorō Japanese educator and judoka 1860 - 1938

This is quoted in several published books as a Japanese proverb, without any mention of Jigoro Kano as author.

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„There's an old saying in Tennessee - I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee - that says, fool me once, shame on - shame on you. Fool me - you can't get fooled again.“

—  George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946

Speech in http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2002/09/20020917-7.html Nashville, Tennessee, (September 17, 2002), in which the president confused a centuries-old proverb ("Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.")
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„To be fond of learning is to be near to knowledge. To practice with vigor is to be near to magnanimity. To possess the feeling of shame is to be near to energy.“

—  Confucius Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher -551 - -479 a.C.

Fuente: The Doctrine of the Mean

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