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Disgrace Quotes

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I think what's going on in Guantanamo Bay
and other places is a disgrace to the U.S.A.
I wouldn't say it's the cause of terrorism,
but it has given impetus and excuses to potential terrorists
to lash out at our country and justify their despicable acts.
- Jimmy Carter

Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative
of the dignity of my high vocation,
and its many responsibilities.
Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way
to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.
- Mother Teresa

The man who dies rich, dies in disgrace.
- Tom Hunter

The lines marking a penalty area are a disgrace to
the playing fields of a public school.
- Christopher Fry

 

It isn't a disgrace not to reach the stars,
but it is a disgrace to have no stars to reach for.
- Benjamin E. Mays

Poverty is not a disgrace, but it's terribly inconvenient.
- Milton Berle

No one can disgrace us but ourselves.
- Josh Billings

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Losing is no disgrace if you've given your best.
- Jim Palmer

The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice.
- Horace

We are often deterred from crime by the disgrace of others.
- Horace

Work is no disgrace: it is idleness which is a disgrace.
- Hesiod

I hope there's a tinge of disgrace about me.
Hopefully, there's one good scandal left in me yet.
- Diana Rigg

There is no disgrace in working.
There was no silver spoon around at the time I was born.
- Anna Held

Poverty of course is no disgrace, but it is damned annoying.
- William Pitt

He is senseless who would match himself against a stronger man;
for he is deprived of victory and adds suffering to disgrace.
- Hesiod

Like all my family and class, I considered it a sign
of weakness to show affection;
to have been caught kissing my mother would have been a disgrace,
and to have shown affection for my father would have been a disaster.
- Agnes Smedley

Is it no imputation to be arraigned before this House,
in which I have sat forty years, and to have my name
transmitted to posterity with disgrace and infamy?
- Robert Walpole

I beg my Children to be just and virtuous,
never to disgrace my name or theirs,
and then they are out of fortune's power.
- Thomas Willis

I have deserved neither so much honor or so much disgrace.
- Pierre Corneille

Peace is the happy natural state of man;
war is corruption and disgrace.
- James Thomson

Poverty us no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient.
- Sydney Smith

My character and good name are in my own keeping.
Life with disgrace is dreadful.
A glorious death is to be envied.
- Horatio Nelson

Politics is not a bad profession.
If you succeed there are many rewards,
if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
- Ronald Reagan

The coming of honor or disgrace must be a reflection of one's inner power.
- Xun Zi

Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately,
you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.
- Ulysses S. Grant

To those whose God is honor; only disgrace is a sin.
- David Hare

At Munich we sold the Czechs for a few months grace,
but the disgrace will last as long as history.
- F. L. Lucas

A man whose life has been dishonourable is not entitled
to escape disgrace in death.
- Lucius Accius

It is the crime not the scaffold which is the disgrace.
- Pierre Corneille

There is no disgrace in an enemy suffering ill at an enemy's hand,
when you hate mutually.
- Aeschylus

Rather than allow themselves to be separated from the love of Christ,
they submitted cheerfully to every privation,
to contumely and disgrace, and to death itself.
- John Strachan

How does it become a man to behave
towards the American government today?
I answer, that he cannot without disgrace be associated with it.
- Henry David Thoreau

When we have lost everything, including hope,
life becomes a disgrace, and death a duty.
- W. C. Fields

A lot of people are upset that I'm not working.
They say it's a disgrace.
- Marcel Carne

That only is a disgrace to a man which he has deserved to suffer.
- Phaedrus

Disgrace does not consist in the punishment,
but in the crime.
- Vittorio Alfieri

It is not a disgrace to fail.
Failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.
- Charles Kettering

The Canadians have managed to live peacefully with their Indians.
It is disgrace that the United States has not done the same.
- Stephen Ambrose

A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed,
every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual.
- Sigmund Freud

I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is called a disgrace,
that two are called a law firm, and that three or more become a congress.
- Peter Stone

It is better to die than to preserve this life by incurring disgrace.
The loss of life causes but a moment's grief,
but disgrace brings grief every day of one's life.
- Chanakya

One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace,
good people don't go into government.
- Donald Trump

It's a disgrace that we have millions of people who are uninsured,
but at the same time too - in the eyes of the American people,
in my judgment, it looked as if that somehow become
more important than the main attack which was to fix
the economy and get the Americans working again.
- Colin Powell

New York State is upside down and backwards;
high taxes and low performance.
The New York State government was at one time a national model.
Now, unfortunately, it's a national disgrace.
Sometimes, the corruption in Albany could even make Boss Tweed blush.
- Andrew Cuomo

We need to teach the highly educated man that it is
not a disgrace to fail and that he must analyze every
failure to find its cause.
He must learn how to fail intelligently,
for failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.
- Charles Kettering

At a time when 2500 American soldiers have given their
lives for the cause of bringing democracy to Iraq,
it is sad and frustrating to watch the Republican establishment
disgrace the exercise of democracy in our own House of Representatives.
- Earl Blumenauer

The trifle now inscribed with your name.
was occasioned by a particular fact;
but to the disgrace of human nature,
the subject is sufficiently general to interest every
heart not totally impenetrable.
- Thomas Day

Yes, I'm a patriotic person.
For these people who disgrace the American way and
burn our flag and do all of these things...
I say, don't live here and disgrace my country.
Go live in the Middle East and see how you like it.
- Payne Stewart

Altogether apart from that, it would be a disgrace
to us to make this bargain with Germany at the expense of France,
a disgrace from which the good name of this country would never recover.
- Edward Grey

I have suffered my self to be politically sacrificed
to save my country from ruin and disgrace and if I
am never a gain elected I will have the gratification
to know that I have done my duty.
- Davy Crockett

However saying that I totally support the concept of
civil partnerships in the eyes of the law,
and think it a disgrace that same sex couples have
had to wait so long for legal rights,
protection and recognition.
- Adam Rickitt

Taking Big Bird away from our five year olds,
lunch money away from our ten year olds,
job training programs away from our fifteen year olds,
and college loans away from our twenty year olds is a disgrace.
- John Murray

The general who advances without coveting fame and
retreats without fearing disgrace,
whose only thought is to protect his country and do
good service for his sovereign,
is the jewel of the kingdom.
- Sun Tzu

As I suffer in the defence of my Country,
I must consider this hour as the most glorious of my
life -Remember that I die as becomes a British Officer,
while the manner of my death must reflect disgrace on your Commander.
- John Andre

There is no peace because the making of peace is at
least as costly as the making of war -
at least as exigent,
at least as disruptive, at least as liable to bring
disgrace and prison and death in its wake.
- Daniel Berrigan

At 49, I can say something I never would have said when I was a player,
that I'm a better person because of my failures and disgraces.
- Bill Walton

In Washington it is an honor to be disgraced.
you have to have been somebody to fall.
- Meg Greenfield

The child who desires education will be bettered by it;
the child who dislikes it disgraced.
- John Ruskin

And so, at the age of thirty, I had successively disgraced
myself with three fine institutions,
each of which had made me free of its full and rich resources,
had trained me with skill and patience,
and had shown me nothing but forbearance and charity when I failed in trust.
- Simon Raven

In the 20th century, the United States endured two
world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts;
the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics;
oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president.
Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.
- Warren Buffett

It is a most disgraceful shame the way in which Irishmen are brought up.
They are ashamed of their language, institutions,
and of everything Irish.
- Douglas Hyde

I have never been able to discover anything disgraceful in being a colored man.
But I have often found it inconvenient -
in America.
- Bert Williams

The Cold War in Africa is one of the darkest,
most disgraceful pages in contemporary history,
and everybody ought to be ashamed.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

If a man suffers ill, let it be without shame;
for this is the only profit when we are dead.
You will never say a good word about deeds that are evil and disgraceful.
- Aeschylus

It's as if our electric grid didn't even have fences around it.
This is disgraceful what we do, and what we don't do,
to protect the Internet.
- Paul Vixie

The augmentation of slaves weakens the states;
and such a trade is diabolical in itself,
and disgraceful to mankind.
- George Mason

Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that
to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice,
and that justice is equality.
- Plato

Drinking habits were very prevalent among men,
and were not in any way disgraceful,
unless excessive.
- Catherine Helen Spence

For among other evils caused by being disarmed,
it renders you contemptible; which is one of those
disgraceful things which a prince must guard against.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

A child is owed the greatest respect;
if you have ever have something disgraceful in mind,
don't ignore your son's tender years.
- Juvenal

Islam is a religion of success.
Unlike Christianity, which has as its main image,
in the west at least, a man dying in a devastating,
disgraceful, helpless death.
- Karen Armstrong


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