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Shy Quotes

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Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it...
Success is shy - it won't come out while you're watching.
- Tennessee Williams

Related topics: Success

It's not that easy to find someone I can relate too.
I'm tough to crack because I'm shy.
- Kristin Kreuk

I started when I was in college because I was shy and
thought it would be a good way to break out of that.
- Catherine Bell

I think most actors are shy.
I really do.
The greatest actors can disappear.
I had friends call me the Blend-In Man.
- Rip Torn

 

Steve is very quiet, even shy.
I am very gregarious.
So, opposites.
- Jayne Meadows

We all have these places where shy humiliations gambol on sunny afternoons.
- W. H. Auden

I was too shy to go and meet Princess Diana.
- John Deacon

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When sex is necessary for the plot of a book,
or a character development, then I don't shy away from it.
Why should I?
- Laurell K. Hamilton

I'm very shy in a crowd.
- Patti LaBelle

If I wanted to go be social I would.
I don't have any fear of that.
I don't feel like I'm a shy person at all.
- Tobey Maguire

Although I am a public figure, I'm still a little shy.
I don't think my own personality is important.
I prefer to keep some small dosage of privacy.
- Joshua Lederberg

The fact of the matter is that most actors are shy people.
- Roger Moore

I'm not shy in the spotlight.
I might seem austere and even arrogant,
but far from it, I'm actually shy.
- Riccardo Muti

The men I find myself attracted to are the ones who
don't say anything and are quite shy.
- Katie Price

I'm too shy, really to be able to hang out with my heroes for too long.
- Michelle Shocked

Yes, because when you're in love, you are shy.
- Beatrice Wood

I'm too shy to express my sexual needs except over
the phone to people I don't know.
- Garry Shandling

I found myself getting more publicly shy when the gala
events and big crowds started.
Some people embrace it.
To me, it's not worth enough to risk my private life being public.
- Matt Damon

At one point in college I was so shy that I'd drop
out of a class if asked to speak in front of other people.
- Joe Flanigan

I am a shy person.
- Ang Lee

The British tend to shy away from the spotlight.
We don't like being singled out in any way,
and I think that is something which is important for me to learn to do.
- Damon Hill

I am really a very shy person.
If I appear, it is because of the music,
not because I want to be seen.
- Enya

I'm super shy, especially at parties.
- Sara Gilbert

It is a good idea to be alone in a garden at dawn or
dark so that all its shy presences may haunt you and
possess you in a reverie of suspended thought.
- James Douglas

I have had strange animals as pets all my life.
I was shy growing up, and shy people tend to interact
better with animals than people.
Animals are direct, not duplicitous.
- Yvonne Craig

I'm blonde and tanned and normal-sized!
I'm sweet, shy, funny, have a big heart and I'm nice -
and I like to eat.
- Paris Hilton

I'm tough on the outside and soft on the inside...
I'm really a shy guy.
- Milo Ventimiglia

It wasn't that I was shy to go out with him,
I just didn't want people with preconceived notions
to assume anything about why we were together.
I was pretty careful for a while.
- Rose McGowan

I'm shy, paranoid, whatever word you want to use.
I hate fame.
I've done everything I can to avoid it.
- Johnny Depp

I'm not a real social person - I'm shy -
and a lot of the business is just social.
- Kim Basinger

I was mild-mannered, wore glasses, was very shy with women.
- Joe Shuster

Being a shy person, I always felt strange outside with my camera.
- Kim Weston

I never felt comfortable with myself,
because I was never part of the majority.
I always felt awkward and shy and on the outside of
the momentum of my friends' lives.
- Steven Spielberg

I was just standing around and suddenly I was cast as an extra.
I hated it because I was so shy.
- Dwayne Hickman

I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker,
but simply because I detest the sort of people who
go to lectures and don't want to meet them.
- H. L. Mencken

I have reason to be shy.
I've been hurt plenty.
- Ethel Waters

I've been around two years shy of 50 years doing what I do.
I am a musician.
- Frankie Avalon

People are always saying that I must have been the class clown,
with all these voices.
No, I was way too shy to be the class clown;
I was a class clown's writer.
- Tom Kenny

The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly.
- William Wordsworth

I want to resume the life of a shy person.
- Garrison Keillor

I've never had a desire to be famous.
Lots of actors are actually extremely shy.
I have shy areas.
- Jeremy Northam

In school I was pretty quiet.
Kinda shy until my junior year.
But at home I was a freak.
- Dane Cook

I was introverted, shy.
But if you win a lot you need to be extroverted,
or they'll think you're arrogant.
- Alberto Tomba

I can go in front of an orchestra.
I can go in front of an audience.
But if you see me walking through an audience in the
reception or through a lot of people,
I'm still shy.
- Kurt Masur

I'm always shy in front of an audience,
so I'm always at the back, in the shadows,
just doing it.
I don't like the front, the adulation.
- Bill Wyman

I was regarded as the school freak which further reinforced
a lot of inhibitions and doubts I had about myself.
I was a shy, frightened teenager for a long time.
- Winona Ryder

I like parties, but I'm shy, and I often find myself standing around,
feeling awkward.
- Michael Bergin

People think that I'm a really outgoing person because of how I am on stage.
But I'm not.
I'm really shy.
- Joel Madden

People assume you can't be shy and be on television.
They're wrong.
- Diane Sawyer

I wish I could sing.
I love singers, but I am way too shy.
Scares the hell out of me.
- Kevin Eubanks

Stanley didn't shy away from true humanity or from
the ugliness that all people are capable of.
- Matthew Modine

I've come from nowhere, and I'm not shy to go back.
- Jason Statham

I can be shy when I talk to women.
I'm a shy dude.
- Nick Carter

I was a shy, quiet kid.
I was happiest playing by myself with my toys,
rather than hanging around people.
- Christian Slater

But hopes are Shy Birds flying at a great distance
seldom reached by the best of Guns.
- John James Audubon

Traveling is the only passion that doesn't need to
feel shy in front of intellect.
- Lennart Meri

Americans are shy about the body.
I have to remember that when I go there.
- Ana Beatriz Barros

I was a shy kid with a broom handle that I pretended was a microphone.
- Patti LaBelle

I'm too shy for personal appearances,
and I've found out that anytime I talk about my writing,
I can't do any writing for many weeks afterward.
- Anne Tyler

I'm a very shy person towards my intimacy and private life.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg

Well, Bill, I don't think you're going to find many
shy people that are in the political business.
- Scott McCallum

I was the original socially depraved shy ghetto kid.
- Bob Cousy

The company accountant is shy and retiring.
He's shy a quarter of a million dollars.
That's why he's retiring.
- Milton Berle

I've always found Mr. Disney to be somewhat of a shy person,
a kid at heart.
- Annette Funicello

I was really kind of shy as a child.
But I would do things for attention.
- Little Richard

I was very shy.
I'm still shy.
- Patti LaBelle

I mean, it didn't matter to me that there were people,
it didn't matter that I was shy Just the sound was
so captivating that it helped me to get rid of those inhibitions.
- Eric Clapton

I've always been a little shy about taking my clothes off,
but I don't worry about it any more.
- Kylie Minogue

I'm quite shy, so if there's a guy I like,
I actually ignore him because I can't speak to him.
I get all red and sweaty, and it's embarrassing.
- Silvia Colloca

I am extremely shy.
I am not happy in crowds of people.
- Glenn Close

I went to the Glasgow Youth Theatre and they just let me in.
But I was so shy that I was there for about six weeks
without actually introducing myself.
- Bill Forsyth


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