Nietzsche … does not shy from conscious exaggeration and one-sided formulations of his thought, believing that in this way he can most clearly set in relief what in his vision and in his inquiry is different from the run-of-the-mill.
Les enfants sont hautains, de daigneux, cole' res, envieux, curieux, inte resse s, paresseux, volages, timides, intempe rants, menteurs, dissimule s?ils ne veulent point souffrir de mal, et aiment a' en faire: ils sont de j a' des hommes. Children are haughty, disdainful, angry, envious, curious, interested, lazy, fickle, shy, self-indulgent, liars, deceivers?they do not wish to suffer evil, but like to do evil: theyare already adults.1688 Les Caracte' res ou les m½urs de ce sie' cle,'De l'homme', no.50.
Hobbits are an unobtrusive but veryancient people, more numerous formerly than theyare today; for they love peace and quiet and good tilled earth: a well- ordered and well-farmed countryside was their favourite haunt? Even in ancient days they were, as a rule, shy of 'the Big Folk', as they call us, and now they avoid us with dismay and are becoming hard to find.1954 The Fellowship of the Ring, prologue.
It is awkward to listen to oneself being praised, and I was always a shy man.h. rider haggard
shy and proud men ... are more liable than any others to fall into the hands of parasites and creatures of low character. For in the intimacies which are formed by shy men, they do not choose, but are chosen.henry taylor
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.günter brus
We grant, although he had much wit, He was very shy of using it.Canto I, line 45.
Growing up, I was always really shy about my body.marisa miller
Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it ... Success is shy it won't come out while you're watching.tennessee williams
We grant, although he had much wit, H' was very shy of using it, As being loth to wear it out, And therefore bore it not about; Unless on holy days or so, As men their best apparel do.Samuel Butler, Hudibras, Part I (1663-64), Canto I, line 45.
Tau Epsilon Phi has a sweetheart so shy, She's a dream, what a dream of a girl. Each brother she holds as the emeralds unfold In her heart she's as pure as a pearl.Marvin Kahn, Tau Epsilon Phi "Sweetheart" song (c. mid-1930s), reported in The Portals of Tau Epsilon Phi (1937).
shy and proud men ... are more liable than any others to fall into the hands of parasites and creatures of low character. For in the intimacies which are formed by shy men, they do not choose, but are chosen.Ch. 4. (The Statesman: An Ironical Treatise on the Art of Succeeding (1836))
Don't try to be what you're not. If you're nervous, be nervous. If you're shy, be shy. It's cute.Adriana Lima
And leaves of that shy plant, (Her flowers were shed) the lily of the vale, That loves the ground, and from the sun withholds Her pensive beauty; from the breeze her sweets.william wordsworth
It is noble to be shy, illustrious not to know how to act, great not to have a gift for living.Original: É nobre ser tímido, ilustre não saber agir, grande não ter jeito para viver.
shy and unready men are great betrayers of secrets; for there are few wants more urgent for the moment than the want of something to say.henry taylor
shy and unready men are great betrayers of secrets; for there are few wants more urgent for the moment than the want of something to say.Ch. 18. (The Statesman: An Ironical Treatise on the Art of Succeeding (1836))
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