A shy failure is nobler than an immodest success.
The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.
Powdermilk biscuits: Heavens, they’re tasty and expeditious! They’re made from whole wheat, to give shy persons the strength to get up and do what needs to be done.
Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish to correct of it.
Reserve is an artificial quality that is developed in most of us but as the result of innumerable rebuffs.
Within the oftentimes bombastic and truculent appearance that I present to the world, trembles a heart shy as a wren in the hedgerow or a mouse along the wainscoting.
I’m too shy to express my sexual needs except over the phone to people I don’t know.
Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.