Quotes of the Day for 26 May 2009 – Embarrassment
Nora asked for quotes about embarrassment last month. "It's a recurring issue in my life!" Her request came on the ides of last month, actually. Given that appalling delay, imagine my Embarrassment!
There aren't any embarrassing questions - just embarrassing answers.
- Carl Rowen
If we were to be asked suddenly to give a definition of humility we would doubtless be greatly embarrassed.
- Edwin Holt Hughes
We perceive when love begins and when it declines by our embarrassment when alone together.
- Jean de La Bruy?re, 1645 - 1696
If you are never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances.
- Julia Sorel
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
Humility is the embarrassment you feel when you tell people how wonderful you are.
- Laurence J. Peter, 1919 - 1990
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