Favorite Quotations ~  Embarrassment Self-Conscious Emotions

"Nothing is so embarrassing as watching someone do something that you said could not be done." ~ Sam Ewing


Don't be embarrassed by your achievements. Being an overachiever is nothing despicable. It is only admirable. Never lower your standards. ~ Martha Stewart

There aren't any embarrassing questions--just embarrassing answers. ~ Carl Rowen

It's so embarrassing to receive an award for doing what you should be doing. ~ Arthur Hiller

If you're never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances. ~ Julia Sorel

How embarrassing to be human. ~ Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Do not be embarrassed by your mistakes. Nothing can teach us better than our understanding of them. This is one of the best ways of self-education. ~ Thomas Carlyle

We never forgive those who make us blush. ~ Jean-François De La Harpe

I made a pact with myself that I'd rather have less money than be embarrassed. ~ Gwyneth Paltrow

Stealing someone else's words frequently spares the embarrassment of eating your own. ~ Peter Anderson

The world embarrasses me, and I cannot think this watch exists and has no Watchmaker. ~ François Voltaire

Man is the only animal that blushes. Or needs to. ~ Mark Twain