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Letter "S" » shameful
«[He] is salt rubbed in the wounds of the nation's conscience. He is a scream of pain. He is an accusing finger thrust in the face of white America. He is a fierce, brilliant light illuminating the unspeakable and the shameful.»
Author: Fern Marja Eckman
, The Nation
«There is no scandal like rags, nor any crime so shameful as poverty»
«I think on-stage nudity is disgusting, shameful and damaging to all things American. But if I were 22 with a great body, it would be artistic, tasteful, patriotic and a progressive religious experience.»
Author: Shelly Winters
, On Stage
, Out of body experience
, The Progressive
«In politics, it seems, retreat is honorable if dictated by military considerations and shameful if even suggested for ethical reasons.»
«For according to the number of thy cities were thy gods, O Judah; and according to the number of the streets of Jerusalem have ye set up altars to that shameful thing, even altars to burn incense unto Baal.»
«Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer: there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it ca»
Author: George Santayana
, too soon
«Men are not suffering from the lack of good literature, good art, good theatre, good music, but from that which has made it impossible for these to become manifest. In short, they are suffering from the silent shameful conspiracy (the more shameful since it is unacknowledged) which has bound them together as enemies of art and artists.»
«It is not the criminal things which are hardest to confess, but the ridiculous and shameful»
«It is a shameful thing to be weary of inquiry when what we search for is excellent»
Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
«A fiction about soft or easy deaths is part of the mythology of most diseases that are not considered shameful or demeaning.»