Quotes of Embarrass

“ A gift - be it a present, a kind word or a job done with care and love - explains itself!… and if receivin' it embarrasses you, it's because your 'thanks box' is warped. ”

- Alice Childress

“ Do not run a campaign that would embarrass your mother. ”

- Robert C. Byrd

“ I have been complimented many times and they always embarrass me; I always feel that they have not said enough. ”

- Mark Twain

“ It embarrasses me to think of all those years I was buying silk suits and alligator shoes that were hurting my feet; cars that I just parked, and the dust would just build up on them. ”

- George Foreman

“ The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no watchmaker. ”

- Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire

“ There is nothing you can say in answer to a compliment. I have been complimented myself a great many times, and they always embarrass me — I always feel that they have not said enough. ”

- Mark Twain

“ For us Africans, literature must serve a purpose: to expose, embarrass, and fight corruption and authoritarianism… .It is understandable why the African artist is utilitarian. ”

- Ama Ata Aidoo

“ When I was a little kid, I used to really embarrass my parents. ”

- Russell Crowe

“ The only shame is to have none. ”

- Blaise Pascal

“ There's shames a man can never reason away, though he looks back and piles up reasons over them forty dozen deep. And maybe those are the shames a man never should reason away. ”

- Ken Kesey
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