fool me once , shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me After being tricked once , one should learn from one’s mistakes and avoid being tricked in the same way again.
” Fool me once , shame on you . Fool me twice shame on me .” What comes after ” Fool me three times , shame on…?” Basically, the aphorism is saying that if one allows oneself to be victimized repeatedly by the same bad actor. then one ceases to be completely blameless in his own victimization.
Quote by Stephen King: “ Fool me once , shame on you .
” shame on you” : you should feel bad or humiliated (for doing something wrong) ” shame on me ” : I should feel bad or humiliated either because I did something wrong OR because I allowed you or someone else to do something wrong OR because I allowed you or someone else to fool me .
The phrase “ fool me once ” means that you fell for the same deceit twice, but should have seen it coming the second time. The phrase “ fool me once , shame on you” means that if you fall for someone’s lies the first time then they should be ashamed of their deceit and they are the fool .
Once is a mistake . Twice is a decision. Any more than that has no chance of being forgiven. Forgiveness, Mistakes , Life quotes .
noun. a silly or stupid person; a person who lacks judgment or sense. a professional jester, formerly kept by a person of royal or noble rank for amusement: the court fool . a person who has been tricked or deceived into appearing or acting silly or stupid: to make a fool of someone.
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Here are some common symptoms of shame: Wanting to Disappear. Most often, shame causes people to want to bury their heads and disappear — anything to pull out of connection with another person. Anger . Another common way people react to shame is by feeling anger . Self-Blame . Addiction .
1. Shame on you ! According to Thomas Scheff, professor of sociology at UC Santa Barbara, shame is linked so closely with self-worth that repressing it can lead to acts of aggression and, on a larger scale, war or familicide. That’s right, familicide.
You can say something like, “I’m really not ready to discuss this with you right now,” or “I’m sorry you feel that way,” or nothing at all. Just leave as quickly as you can.