97+ Best Embarrassing Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational embarrassing quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Famous Embarrassing Quotes

When you fight against your own weaknesses, there’s something embarrassing about it. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

I hate those old falsettos, I really do, and it’s embarrassing since I’ve grown up. – Brian Wilson

There was an embarrassing moment at a recent Democratic fundraiser. When John Kerry was handed a $10 million dollar check, he said, ‘I do.’ – Craig Kilborn

I struggle to learn by rote. I’ve had meltdowns on set. Which is embarrassing and shameful. – Benedict Cumberbatch

For three years, I had embarrassing haircuts. – Chris Hemsworth

I fear if I cannot think again, if my mind suddenly goes blank. It will be embarrassing. – Goenawan Mohamad

If you go in a confirmation process, you’re going to be asked about the embarrassing or stupid things you said. You should have a view. – David Brooks

Russian ladies, for the most part, cherish only Platonic love, without mingling any thought of matrimony with it; and Platonic love is exceedingly embarrassing. – Mikhail Lermontov

It’s very embarrassing to be put on the spot. – Bess Truman

It’s all right leaping about the stage when you’re 20 but when you get to 25 it gets a bit embarrassing – Bill Wyman

If the director says you can do better, particularly in a love scene, then it is rather embarrassing. – Julie Andrews

My parents are older, and they lead a somewhat sheltered life. It was difficult to talk with them about things that were embarrassing to me, and that I had never spoken to them about – Anita Hill

What’s so good about a heaven where, one of these days, you’re going to get your embarrassing old body back? – Marsha Norman

For me, I’m OK doing embarrassing things, when it’s with somebody else. I’m not the only person to look at. – Amy Smart

My parents were hugely supportive like that. I was always the best – it’s so embarrassing, isn’t it? I was always the best at everything. – Francesca Annis

I don’t do nothin’ unless I risk humiliating myself and really embarrassing myself. When I have that hanging over my head, it allows me to rise to the occasion. – Mike Tyson

A great embarrassing fact… haunts all attempts to represent the market as the highest form of human freedom: that historically, impersonal, commercial markets originate in theft. – David Graeber

It’s sometimes easier to do the impossible than to do the embarrassing. – Ashleigh Brilliant

It is the answers, not the questions, that are embarrassing. – Helen Suzman

To me, failure is not fatal unless you quit; getting knocked down is not embarrassing unless you allow it to keep you down. – John Ashcroft

I like pot, I enjoy pot, I like to smoke it. But, the one thing I don’t like about pot is the subculture it’s spawned. I think it’s embarrassing and really juvenile and uncreative – David Cross

Even if I tried to be my dad, it would be a mediocre, slightly embarrassing version. – Jason Ritter

I don’t read music, which is a shame, actually, and I shouldn’t even speak of it because it’s embarrassing, but it’s true. – Susanna Hoffs

Basically, my life is so boring, it’s embarrassing. – Hugh Grant

Now that I’ve had a book published, it is quite validating, but a bit embarrassing. – Jon McGregor

It’s embarrassing to tell you this, but it seems to come down mostly to just learning to be kinder. – Aldous Huxley

I should point out that I have a picture of Asbel Kiprop as the screensaver on my phone. Is that embarrassing? – Malcolm Gladwell

It’s embarrassing that we all just walk through life blindly accepting that scrambled eggs are fundamentally associated with mornings. – John Green

It’s one of those secrets that’s embarrassing to acknowledge, but we do love our students. – Joyce Carol Oates

It is embarrassing to be caught and killed for stupid reasons – Jenny Holzer

I dont know if its embarrassing, but I have a lot of girl Christian music. – Tony Oller

Look, the bottom line is, folks: They [Democrats] are unified. Their single objective is taking us out. We do not have that. Look at what’s happening on our side. I mean, it’s atrocious. It is actually embarrassing. – Rush Limbaugh

I don’t like to think about being an influence. It’s embarrassing. – Bruce Nauman

The problem with me in doing things simply is that I feel I’m not enough. It’s all very embarrassing. – Charlotte Gainsbourg

When I was Elvira, it was probably the phase of my hair getting too high. I thought that if really high hair was good, then really higher hair was even better. So I just started having my hair get higher and higher. In some of the pictures, we had to cut off the picture because it was like Marge Simpson. So that was embarrassing. The wig phase. – Cassandra Peterson

I never skimp on TV. I watch an embarrassing amount of TV shows. I don’t even know how I do it. – Dakota Fanning

It’s pleasant and bothersome and embarrassing all at once. Especially when you haven’t done much and are a celebrity. – Nastassja Kinski

Nothing embarrassing, but hopefully I can call myself a gentleman because of my father. – Alex Pettyfer

On planes I always cry. Something about altitude, the lack of oxygen and the bad movies. I cried over a St. Bernard movie once on a plane. That was really embarrassing. – Michael Stipe

I don’t have Facebook or Twitter accounts yet. Being a compulsive storyteller, I always make up for myself discouraging stories about how such accounts will get me into embarrassing and time-consuming situations. – Etgar Keret

Each lawyer makes somebody unhappy either by beating him, embarrassing him or tying him in knots. – F. Lee Bailey

Everything you listen to when you are 17 should be embarrassing, otherwise you are way too cool. – Jessica Brown Findlay

There’s nothing more embarrassing than to have earned the disfavor of a perceptive animal. – Michael Chabon

Ignorance is indeed bliss, but it is also dangerous and embarrassing. – Ted Nugent

When I was a kid… I don’t know which was more embarrassing, when I was really into The Beatles or when I was a hippie. – Cassandra Peterson

Sometimes the greatest things are the most embarrassing. – Ellen DeGeneres

Somebody who never got over the embarrassing fact that he was born in bed with a lady. – Sydney J. Harris

I don’t know any jokes, which is embarrassing. I wish I did. – Marty Feldman

Every day, I have a most embarrassing moment. – Steven Hill

It is an embarrassing time to be an American. It really is. It’s humiliating. – Jessica Lange

I have big feet. Do you know how embarrassing it is when you ask for a shoe and they look at you like, No, we don’t make these heels for Bigfoot, sorry. – Margot Robbie

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

There aren’t any embarrassing questions – just embarrassing answers. – Carl T. Rowan

I’ve been embarrassing myself publicly for over 20 years. Why should I stop now? – Juliana Hatfield

The best work that anybody ever writes is the work that is on the verge of embarrassing him, always. – Arthur Miller

I was 30 before I made a living that was not embarrassing. – Daniel Clowes

I feel like I’m being too Zen. I’m inhaling too much patchouli and incense. It’s embarrassing. – Jimmy Fallon

When I had dyslexia, they didn’t diagnose it as that. It was frustrating and embarrassing. I could tell you a lot of horror stories about what you feel like on the inside. – Nolan Ryan

I feel like a lot of life is distasteful and embarrassing. And you just push through it. You fix what you can, and you let time pass. – Curtis Sittenfeld

I got caught kissing. Like by my parents. It was so horrible. It’s so embarrassing, I’m blushing. – Katie Holmes

After so many years it’s embarrassing to admit that I don’t honestly know how much I want to be directed. – Kevin Bacon

Well, it’s embarrassing to be a star. – Christian Bale

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton is now facing a kind of personal dilemma. She can’t decide whether to drop the name Clinton from her name, or drop the name Rodham. They can’t figure out which one is more embarrassing. – Jay Leno

It’s almost embarrassing how well-behaved I was, which is probably why I do things like spit water on myself onstage as an adult. – Karen O

If you do talk dirty, make sure that you enunciate because there’s nothing more embarrassing than having to repeat yourself. – Chelsea Handler

How embarrassing it is to be human. – Kurt Vonnegut

I went to a hypnotist. He put me under a spell, and every time I had a craving for a cigarette, I would throw up. It’s very embarrassing right after sex. I find it pretty hard to get that second date after that. Girls get all snobby after you barf on them. – Norm MacDonald

I work with really cool people, and so far I haven’t been approached in any embarrassing manner when it comes to image. – Sondre Lerche

Perhaps the most embarrassing experience is being caught at a lie by a simpleton who sneers at our asinine cleverness. – Franz Grillparzer

I think under the leadership of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, the generals have been reduced to rubble. They have been reduced to a point where it’s embarrassing for America. – Donald Trump

It would be really embarrassing to introduce yourself as somebody who makes beauty. – Wayne White

I will never shy away from embarrassing myself for a good cause – David Cook

I’m very much in denial that I can’t dance. I really go for it, which is almost more embarrassing. – Miranda Hart

When we see something beautiful it calls up raw, naked emotion and that’s an embarrassing situation to be in. – Wayne White

Divorce is an embarrassing public admission of defeat. – Tracy Letts

Most of my conscious efforts have ended in embarrassing failure… – Ingmar Bergman

Once I was playing and moving around and I fell right on my back. Just straight on my back. It was the most embarrassing moment of my life. – Tommy Bolin

I watch so much television, it’s embarrassing. – Nina Arianda

You guys are just standing up because I fell, and it’s so embarrassing. – Jennifer Lawrence

I can finally see that all the terrible parts of my life, the embarrassing parts, the incidents I wanted to pretend never happened, and the things that make me weird and different, were actually the most important parts of my life. They were the parts that made me ME. – Jenny Lawson

It’s a business you go into because your an egocentric. It’s a very embarrassing profession. – Katharine Hepburn

It’s a bit embarrassing watching myself, but I couldn’t get someone else to play me, that would’ve been stupid – Sean Lennon

When I was playing before I retired, I never really understood the appreciation and the respect that people gave me. People had treated me like a god or something, and that was very embarrassing. – Michael Jordan

Obama’s not embarrassing. The country is embarrassing. – Harvey Weinstein

Beauty is embarrassing. – Wayne White

It was beyond embarrassing or humiliating or even mortifying. It was ego-slaying! – Wendelin Van Draanen

A threatened nation can react to uncertain dangers solely through administrative channels, to the truly embarrassing situation of perhaps overreacting – Jurgen Habermas

The man’s [Bush] embarrassing. He’s not my president and he never will be either. – Julia Roberts

But I learned that there’s a certain character that can be built from embarrassing yourself endlessly. If you can sit happy with embarrassment, there’s not much else that can really get to ya. – Christian Bale

If you don’t respect each other and let it lie, it can be embarrassing or really frustrating. – Jenny Slate

I really am profoundly grateful just in general in my life. I’ve had an embarrassing amount of good fortune. – Edie Falco

No matter how much I’m on and people are loving me, there’s always some like, and it’s usually a woman too, in the audience rolling her eyes, Oh Wayne, you’re embarrassing yourself. There’s always someone like that. – Wayne White

The SOAP stack is generally regarded as an embarrassing failure these days. – Tim Bray

My experiences are universal. I’m not doing anything embarrassing – to me what would be embarrassing is to talk about minutia. It would be embarrassing to get up there and not say anything. – Mary Gauthier

You know what, when you screw up in the ring, it’s so embarrassing. – Jake Roberts

I love to meet the fans. I just get embarrassed with those who weep. I don’t know what to do or what to say. It’s a very embarrassing situation. – Nathaniel Buzolic

It was awkward and embarrassing, but you have to go through things, … I got through it and I’m happy it’s over with and I can move forward and start playing. – Eddie Griffin

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