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shyness Quotes

13 of the best book quotes about shyness
  1. #1
    “He was naturally shy, and being only made of velveteen, some of the more expensive toys quite snubbed him. The mechanical toys were very superior, and looked down upon every one else; they were full of modern ideas, and pretended they were real […] Between them all the poor little Rabbit was made to feel himself very insignificant and commonplace, and the only person who was kind to him at all was the Skin Horse.”
  2. #2
    Patrick then said something I don’t think I’ll ever forget.
    “He’s a wallflower.”
    And Bob really nodded his head. And the whole room nodded their head. And I started to feel nervous in the Bob way, but Patrick didn’t let me get too nervous. He sat down next to me.
    “You see things. You keep quiet about them. And you understand.”
  3. #3
    “Then Mrs. Fox got shyly to her feet and said, ‘I don’t want to make a speech. I just want to say one thing, and it is this: MY HUSBAND IS A FANTASTIC FOX.‘”
  4. #4
    “Normally I am very shy, but [Patrick] seemed like the kind of guy you could just walk up to at a football game even though you were three years younger and not popular.”
  5. #5
    “There was something tender and gentle about our love, something a little shy, that was like early spring.”
  6. #6
    “I wondered how many people there were in the world who suffered, and continued to suffer, because they could not break out from their own web of shyness and reserve, and in their blindness and folly built up a great distorted wall in front of them that hid the truth.”
  1. #7
    “I am convinced that most people do not grow up. We find parking spaces and honor our credit cards. We marry and dare to have children and call that growing up. I think what we do is mostly grow old. We carry accumulation of years in our bodies, and on our faces, but generally our real selves, the children inside, are innocent and shy as magnolias.”
  2. #8
    “No – I remember her perfectly now. Her hands shook so that she couldn’t hit the right keys! The first time we gave a speed test, she broke down completely – was sick at the stomach and almost had to be carried into the wash room! After that morning she never showed up anymore. We phoned the house but never got any answer.”
  3. #9
    “Laura, stretched out on the sofa, clenches her hand to her lips, to hold back a shuddering sob.”
  4. #10
    “She remains by the table, picks up a piece from the glass menagerie collection, and turns it in her hands to cover her tumult.”
  5. #11
    “‘This,’ Malorie says, placing a bloodied hand on the Girl’s head, ‘this is Olympia.’ The Girl looks at Malorie quickly. She blushes. She smiles. She likes it. ‘And this,’ Malorie says, pressing the Boy to her body, ‘is Tom.’ He grins, shy and happy.”
  6. #12
    “With a few bad experiences, [high sensitive children] are more likely than others to become shy, fearful, or depressed.”
  7. #13
    “With a few bad experiences, [high sensitive children] are more likely than others to become shy, fearful, or depressed.”

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