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Shyness Quotes

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You know what my greatest personal stumbling block is? My shyness.
- Susan Lucci

Shyness has a strange element of narcissism,
a belief that how we look, how we perform,
is truly important to other people.
- Andre Dubus

I've gotten better at not making people feel uncomfortable with my shyness.
- Clea Duvall

There is a shyness about me, and I really need to get out more.
- Priscilla Presley

 

Shyness is just egoism out of its depth.
- Penelope Keith

I started studying shyness in adults in 1972.
Shyness operates at so many different levels.
Out of that research came the Stanford shyness clinic in 1977.
- Philip Zimbardo

What I never overcame is a kind of shyness.
- Kurt Masur

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The level of shyness has gone up dramatically in the last decade.
I think shyness is an index of social pathology rather
than a pathology of the individual.
- Philip Zimbardo

In talking, shyness and timidity distort the very meaning of my words.
I don't pretend to know anybody well.
People are like shadows to me and I am like a shadow.
- Gwen John

I think I had a shyness about me, I think I discovered
acting as a way to break out of that and as a way of belonging,
a sense of being special.
- Michael C. Hall

Scientists have found the gene for shyness.
They would have found it years ago, but it was hiding
behind a couple of other genes.
- Jonathan Katz

I genuinely enjoy talking one-to-one.
I have no shyness about that.
- Stephanie Beacham

Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called
shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself.
- J. B. Priestley

I was passionate.
I found something that I loved.
I could be all alone in a big old skating rink and
nobody could get near me and I didn't have to talk
to anybody because of my shyness.
It was great.
I was in my fantasy world.
- Dorothy Hamill

What troubles me is the Internet and the electronic technology revolution.
Shyness is fueled in part by so many people spending
huge amounts of time alone,
isolated on e-mail, in chat rooms, which reduces their
face-to-face contact with other people.
- Philip Zimbardo

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

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

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

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

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

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

I'm very shy in a crowd.
- 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

It was an interesting process trying to get Bob to
talk about the film because he's such a shy person.
He generally likes to talk when he really knows he has something to say.
- Jay Roach

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

Mrs.
Parks was a shy, soft spoken woman who was uncomfortable
being revered as a symbol of the civil rights movement.
She only hoped to inspire young people to achieve great things.
- Jim Costa

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

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

The only thing I can do is act, but it's not something
I even feel comfortable doing.
It costs me a lot, because I'm a shy person,
even if I don't look it.
- Javier Bardem

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

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

Let's say that, in reality, I'm basically very shy when it comes to men.
- Donna Summer

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

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

If I kind of like a guy, then I'm a fantastic flirt.
But with a guy I truly like, I get painfully shy.
- Shannen Doherty

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

The industry's not stupid.
The industry knows that if those foods are labeled
"genetically engineered,"
the public will shy away and won't take them.
- Jeremy Rifkin

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

I used to feel so shy speaking to girls.
It was even worse when they were around their crew
because they would diss me.
- Chris Brown

I'm shy and can't for the life of me barge around and slap people on the back.
I sit in a corner by myself and am tickled to death
when someone comes over to talk to me.
- Alan Ladd

My first serious project was photographing badgers -
very,
very difficult as they are shy and nocturnal.
- Nigel Dennis

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

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

Television forces people to be larger than life.
I would be too shy.
- Heston Blumenthal

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

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

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

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

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

Peter remained very quiet and shy, but when he spoke it made sense.
- Jonathan King

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

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

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

I was a very shy and introverted person,
and it was hard for me to talk to people and make relationships.
- Gabriela Sabatini

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

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

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

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 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 was a shy little girl, nothing like what I am now.
- Debra Wilson

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

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

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

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


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