Main Index: Subject Index Shame



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"One of the misfortunes of our time is that in getting rid of false shame we have killed off so much real shame as well."  (Louis Kronenberger)

"The basis of shame is not some personal mistake of ours, but the ignominy, the humiliation we feel that we must be what we are without any choice in the matter, and that this humiliation is seen by everyone."  (Milan Kundera, from Immortality)

"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 opinions, of our experience, just as we are ashamed of our naked skins."  (George Bernard Shaw)

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