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Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl?

Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

Profession: British Poet

He scratched his ear, the infallible resource to which embarrassed people have recourse.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

We never forgive those who make us blush.

Author: Jean-Francois De La Harpe


There's a blush for won t, and a blush for shan't, and a blush for having done it: There's a blush for thought and a blush for naught, and a blush for just begun it.

Author: John Keats (1795-1821)

Profession: British Poet

The embarrassing thing is that the salad dressing is out-grossing my films.

Author: Paul Newman (1925)

Profession: American Actor, Director, Philanthropist, Producer

Some people play very, very well just so they won't get embarrassed.

Author: Lynn Swann

Profession: American Football Player, Sports Commentator