We live in an atmosphere of shame. We are ashamed of everything that is real about us; ashamed of ourselves, of our relatives, of our incomes, of our accents, of our opinion, of our experience, just as we are ashamed of our naked skins.
Man and Superman (1903), Act I.
A nightingale dies for shame if another bird sings better.robert burton
Love taught him shame, and shame, with love at strife, Soon taught the sweet civilities of life.john dryden
The only art her guilt to cover, To hide her shame from every eye, To give repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom, is to die.Oliver Goldsmith
Pudet hæc opprobria nobis Et dici potuisse et non potuisse repelli.ovid
Here shame dissuades him, there his fear prevails, And each by turns his aching heat assails.ovid
All is confounded, all! Reproach and everlasting shame Sits mocking in our plumes.william shakespeare
He was not born to shame: Upon his brow shame was asham'd to sit; For 'tis a throne where honour may be crown'd Sole monarch of the universal earth.william shakespeare
For the first time , I am ashamed to be a German .
Næ simul pudere quod non oportet cœperit; quod oportet non pudebit.livy
Pessimus quidem pudor vel est parsimoniæ vel frugalitatis.
I count him lost, who is lost to shame.
Nam ego illum periisse duco, cui quidem periit pudor.