I became Vulnerability TED, like an action figure — like Ninja Barbie, but I'm Vulnerability TED.

Brené Brown

Quotation #18104

About This Quote

“Listening to Shame.” TED2012. Mar. 2012. Conference Presentation.

Source: "Listening to Shame." TED2012. Mar. 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from vulnerability researcher Brené Brown's 2012 TED Talk on the subject of shame. In this quote, Brown is talking about the notoriety and reputation she gained for her 2010 TED Talk on vulnerability, which quickly went viral. Watch the TED Talk that is the source of this quote (the follow-up TED Talk to the "vulnerability" Talk) here: Brené Brown - Listening to Shame