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People will talk about your disgrace forever. To the honoured, dishonour is worse than death. Bhagavad Gita
Dishonour will not trouble me when I am dead. Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B.C.
You were given the choice between war and dishonour. You chose dishonour and you will have war. Winston S Churchill
To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace. Malcolm X
No matter what cause one defends, it will suffer permanent disgrace if one resorts to blind attacks on crowds of innocent people. Albert Camus
Work is no disgrace: it is idleness which is a disgrace. Hesiod
Poverty is not a disgrace, but it’s terribly inconvenient. Milton Berle
The disgrace of others often keeps tender minds from vice. Horace
Banaz Mahmod was murdered by her own family because they said she brought her dishonour. She told the police she was going to be killed but they let her down. Exposure: Banaz: An Honour Killing, ITV 2012
‘A lot of nasty beatings.’ ibid. sister
‘If I told anyone [of husband’s rapes] he would kill me … I said that I wanted a divorce.’ ibid. Banaz, police statement video
By going to the police Banaz was putting herself at great risk … It took them three months just to write up a statement for her to sign. This was one of at least five occasions when Banaz went to the police over the threats she was facing. ibid.
Three men were charged with her murder including her father and her uncle. ibid.