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DISGRACE QUOTES

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To men who only aim at escaping felony, nothing short of the prisoner's dock is disgrace.

GEORGE ELIOT, Middlemarch

There is but a step between a proud man's glory and his disgrace.

PUBLILIUS SYRUS, The Moral Sayings of Publilius Syrus

There are two ways of doing battle against Disgrace. You may live it down; or you may run away from it and hide. The first method is heart-breaking, but sure. The second cannot be relied upon because of the uncomfortable way Disgrace has of turning up at your heels.

EDNA FERBER, "The Man Who Came Back"

It is better to die than preserve life by incurring disgrace. The loss of life only pains a moment, but disgrace every day of one's life.

CHANAKYA, Vridda-Chanakya

Disgrace is immortal, and living even when one thinks it dead.

PLAUTUS, Persa

No one can disgrace us but ourselves.

AMERICAN PROVERB

To him who disgraces his family life is no life, and to such a person there is no one a friend, neither while living nor when dead.

PLATO, attributed, Day's Collacon

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

PHAEDRUS, Fables

To be wealthy and honored in an unjust society is a disgrace.

CONFUCIUS, The Analects

Lack of moderation is the father of disgrace.

YORUBA PROVERB

Act with propriety, and disgrace will keep far from you.

CHUNG YEW, attributed, Day's Collacon

Dishonor is like the Aaron's Beard in the hedgerows; it can only poison if it be plucked.

OUIDA, attributed, Forty Thousand Quotations

The disgrace of the city is the fault of the citizens.

AMERICAN PROVERB

Come, Death, and snatch me from disgrace.

EDWARD BULWER LYTTON, Richelieu

Avoid disgrace.

PERIANDER, attributed, Day's Collacon

Disgrace does not consist in the punishment, but in the crime.

VITTORIO ALFIERI, Antigone

The rabble, as of old, truckles to success, and hates a favourite in disgrace.

LATIN PROVERB


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