Shyness Quotes

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

The most curious offspring of shame is shyness.

Sydney Smith

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

AndrČ Dubus

Ignorance wavers between extreme audacity and extreme shyness.

Valery

Where is home? Home is where the heart can laugh without shyness. Home is where the heart's tears can dry at their own pace.

Vernon Baker

My first language was shy. It's only by having been thrust into the limelight that I have learned to cope with my shyness.

Al Pacino

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

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

Shyness is just egotism out of its depth.

Penelope Keith

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

The first symptom of love in a young man is shyness; the first symptom in a woman, it's boldness.

Victor Hugo

All women are flirts, but some are restrained by shyness, and others by sense.

Unknown

All women are flirts, but some are restrained by shyness, and others by sense.

Unknown

As a boy,I was extremely shy,certainly as a result of my upbringing. I was an expert blusher,and some of my harsh actions may echo this shyness by way of compensation.

Gnter Brus

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