shy quotes

I'm not shy or reclusive. I just spend my time with people rather than journalists.Sade Adu

I never was shy, but as far as telling jokes, I'm the worst. I like physical comedy; it's where I feel comfortable.Malin Akerman

I was always much more shy. All I knew was that I loved to act. But I don't know about the other part of it. I'm not sure I had the chutzpah to go and prove yourself.Joan Allen

While I sign off on trades or free agents, I've rarely overruled my basketball people's decisions. But I'm not shy about steering the discussion or pushing deeper if something doesn't make sense to me.Paul Allen

I was born in 1949, and by the time I was 10, I figured out that my hope chest was not aimed in the same direction everybody else's was. And that life was going to be very, very complicated. And that I could either be provocative and declamatory, or shy, retiring and scared.Dorothy Allison

I'm actually much more shy and self-conscious than people's perception of me.Jonathan Ames

Maybe I'm wrong because I've not met the person yet, I really don't think I'd want to be with someone in the industry. I really don't think so. Once bitten, twice shy.Peter Andre

I was really shy when I was younger, so my mom got me into an acting class to see if I would open myself up more in front of an audience. Her plan was for me to just talk more.Moises Arias

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

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

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

I've always known my own mind, and I'm not shy about speaking it.Katy B

I've always thought of myself as shy.Nicholson Baker

I blush easily. I have difficulty meeting people's eye, difficulty with public speaking, the normal afflictions of the shy, but not to a paralysing degree.Nicholson Baker

I've always been a shy person.Simon Baker

I'm sort of shy, and Twitter feels like chatting all day with a group. I like to follow people. I'm following Joel Osteen, Steve Martin, and an anonymous purple egg - just to see where they go with it.Maria Bamford

Americans are shy about the body.Ana Beatriz Barros

Have I ever been the shy retiring type? Never. Not since the day I was born.John Barrowman

I can be very reserved about things. My business side isn't shy. I can be like a general. But I've got a shy side. I'm also a lot deeper than people think, and a lot more sensitive. But I don't let people in too much.'Michael Bay

Sharpe is my favorite role of all that I've played. He's a very complex character. He knows that he's a good soldier, but he will always have to fight the prejudice of aristocratic officers because of his rough working-class upbringing. On the battlefield, he's full of confidence - but off it, he is unsure, a bit shy and ill at ease.Sean Bean