Shy Quotes

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

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

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.
View quotes by Henry L Mencken

Life... is like a grapefruit. It's orange and squishy, and has a few pips in it, and some folks have half a one for breakfast.
View quotes by Douglas Adams

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.
View quotes by J B Priestley

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

Up the airy mountain,
Down the rushy glen,
We daren't go a-hunting,
For fear of little men.
View quotes by William Allingham

Interviewees were shy - after all, no one had ever asked them about their vaginas before. But once they got going, they never stopped. [on The Vagina Monologues]
View quotes by Debi Mazar

They remember me as this shy girl sitting under the table. But they obviously didn't know what was going on in my head.
View quotes by Izabella Scorupco

I am not yet comfortable with the media. I'm afraid of the unknown. I'm shy and am trying to overcome my fears.
View quotes by Veronica Varekova

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

The targets are tough because much of the BBC is pretty lean [on plans to cut 2,900 jobs at the cushy BBC]
View quotes by Mark Thompson

Shyness is just egotism out of its depth.
View quotes by Penelope Keith

If some dishy man, who was as lovely as John, came though the door, I'd grab his hands off.
View quotes by Sheila Hancock

There's always something fishy about the French.
View quotes by Noel Coward

Since the beginning of this year - election year - we've been making the political weather.

So far this year they have compared me to Fagin, to Shylock and to a flying pig. This morning Peter Hain even called me a mongrel.
View quotes by Michael Howard

We like to shy away from the comparison because you don't want to have to label one player with the name of another.
View quotes by David Gower

Sloshy, Sloshy, Sloshy, Sloshy. Make those cuffs and collars gleam... Washing machine, Washing machine [song lyrics!]
View quotes by Kate Bush

Architects themselves tend to shy away from the word, preferring instead to talk about the manipulation of space.
View quotes by Alain De Botton

I want to be a big, fleshy voluptuous woman with curves. I want a big bum, but I don't have one.
View quotes by Cameron Diaz

I'm too shy to be a sex symbol.
View quotes by Mark Ramprakash

The funny thing is that I was always the runt at school. I was really small and shy and I didn't hit puberty until way after all my friends.
View quotes by Rachel Hurd-Wood

Do not be shy but rather be daring and be bold - if there is something that you can do, then do it.
View quotes by Dick Gautier

If it's a woman it's too pushy, if it's a man it's aggressive in the best sense of the word.
View quotes by Barbara Walters

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