Quotes of Embarrassment

“ The secret of how to live without resentment or embarrassment in a world in which I was different from everyone else. was to be indifferent to that difference. ”

- Al Capp

“ Most things in life are moments of pleasure and a lifetime of embarrassment; photography is a moment of embarrassment and a lifetime of pleasure. ”

- Tony Benn

“ To my embarrassment I was born in bed with a lady. ”

- Wilson Mizner

“ The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate. ”

- Douglas Engelbart

“ A disease and its treatment can be a series of humiliations, a chisel for humility. ”

- Laurel Lee

“ I got caught kissing. Like by my parents. It was so horrible. It's so embarrassing, I'm blushing. ”

- Katie Holmes

“ One man's transparency is another's humiliation. ”

- Gerry Adams

“ But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling something, having once existed, its effect is not to be done away with. ”

- George Eliot

“ I mean, the embarrassment quotient has been going down for a long time, and the fond amusement has been rising. ”

- Iggy Pop

“ There's a blush for won't, and a blush for shan't, and a blush for having done it: There's a blush for thought and a blush for naught, and a blush for just begun it. ”

- John Keats

“ Some people play very, very well just so they won't get embarrassed. ”

- Lynn Swann

“ He scratched his ear, the infallible resource to which embarrassed people have recourse. ”

- Lord Byron

“ The embarrassing thing is that the salad dressing is out-grossing my films. ”

- Paul Newman

“ As a child of five, I ran away from home, but much to my embarrassment I was returned the next day before the FBI could get on the case. A disgusted sewer worker had complained that I did the worst chicken imitation he had ever seen. ”

- Gary Burghoff

“ Perhaps, on the whole, embarrassment and perplexity are a kind of natural accompaniment to life and movement; and it is better to be driven out of your senses with thinking which of two things you ought to do than to do nothing whatever, and be utterly uninteresting to all the world. ”

- Margaret Oliphant

“ It probably was just a mistake on the part of some headhunter who just didn't know who (Raymond) was. It just makes it even harder for people to even approach the other side, when they then end up having to worry about public humiliation. ”

- Linus Torvalds

“ I felt a certain amount of embarrassment about doing it (covering the trial) on a regular basis. Every time we did O.J., the ratings went up 10 percent. ”

- Ted Koppel

“ It's a major embarrassment, and it's a recognition that we still have a lot of work to do. ”

- Tom Daschle

“ I never intended to cause embarrassment or never intended to offend. And I assure you that I think that these remarks, as said, are something that I have apologized for and I do so again today. ”

- Jon Corzine

“ As I watched this public embarrassment over and over again, it made me realize that my biggest problem with Kozlowski wasn't the alleged corruption. ”

- Donald Trump

“ I'm one of those people who thinks that Clinton is an embarrassment for the most part. ”

- Dick Cheney

“ With any recovery from morbidity there must go a certain healthy humiliation. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ Clearly it is an embarrassment that the party rank and file turned down a proposal from the leadership of the rank and file - from the chairman - but that's by the by, we have to deal with that. ”

- David Davis

“ There must be no more sticking heads in the sand. No more embarrassment and no more hiding behind a veil of apathy. ”

- Kofi Annan

“ All other ways of mortification are vain, all helps leave us helpless, it must be done by the Spirit. ”

- John Owen

“ A DUP demand for the humiliation of republicans is not only unacceptable, it will not happen and it has no place in a process of peace making. ”

- Gerry Adams

“ The days of humiliation, of second-class citizens and of inequality are over and gone forever. ”

- Gerry Adams

“ I felt that I have caused some embarrassment to the regime that I respect very much (so) I presented my resignation to President Mubarak and I bear the political responsibility. ”

- Hosni Mubarak

“ Avoiding humiliation is the core of tragedy and comedy. ”

- John Guare

“ The greatest humiliation in life is to work hard on something from which you expect appreciation, and then fail to get it. ”

- Edgar Watson Howe
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