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A collection of quotes about shy

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Cautious people should stand up, stand tall and let the light shine on them. They are important and have their place within society as much as the risk taking people.

Maybe it is time to think of it as a superpower. 

We can see so much more than most people and the observation skills alone are empowering. 

Replacing one word for another can be quite interesting.

Why does society choose a word and spin it as negative when there are so many meanings to the word. 

Why is being shy considered negative?

Deep and meaningful quotes

Inspirational quotes about being cautious. Shy people notice everything but they don't get noticed.

“I’m not shy, I’m just examining my prey.”


At times.. keeping quiet can be the most useful way to express yourself.


“I’m a relatively shy person, but I love being challenged and putting myself in positions that are scary.”


“I’m shy until you get to know me.”


“Sometimes quiet people really do have a lot to say. They’re just careful about who they open up to.”

Inspirational quotes about being cautious

I don’t say much but I listen a lot.


Be cautious, some people will sell you a dream and deliver a nightmare.


“I thought, I need to be more cautious about my choices – it reflects on who I am.”  – Heath Ledger


Be cautious of new people trying to enter into your life. Just don’t be so cautious that you miss out on something special.


Be careful who you open up to. Only a few people actually care. The rest just want something to gossip about!


“My feelings are too loud for words and too shy for the world.”― Dejan Stojanovic


“I was quiet, but I was not blind.”― Jane Austen


“Just because someone doesn’t speak a lot doesn’t mean he’s shy, “Still water runs deep”.


People think I’m quiet because I have nothing to say or because of my shyness. Truth is I just keep my thoughts, opinions to myself in case no one will care about what I have to say.


Sometimes the people you think don’t want to talk to you, are the ones waiting for you to talk to them.


When I’m alone, I think of so many things to say to you, but when I have a chance to tell you, I go speechless.


I’m not shy, I’m just really good at figuring out who’s worth talking to.

Motivational quotes

Quotes about being shy. Don't underestimate me. I know more than I say. Thin more than I speak. Notice more than you realize.

Sometimes quiet people really do have a lot to say, they’re just being careful about who they open up to…


I’m not open to many people. I’m usually quiet and I don’t really like attention. So if I like you enough to show you the real me, you must be very special.


“Please, be patient with me. Sometimes when I’m quiet, it’s because I need to figure myself out. It’s not because I don’t want to talk. Sometimes there are no words for my thoughts.”


“I have reasons to be shy. I’ve been hurt plenty.” – Ethel Waters


The humble ones are always learning and improving, and their secret is always that it’s a secret.” – Criss Jami


Never assume that loud is strong and quiet is weak.


“When a shy person smiles, it’s like the sun coming out.” – Anita Diament


“My silence could mean you are not worth the argument.”


“Silence is a source of great strength.” – Lao Tzu


“Don’t try to be what you’re not. If you’re nervous, be nervous. If you’re shy, be shy.” ‒ Adriana Lima.

A collection of motivational quotes for cautious people