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The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid. - Lady Bird Johnson

Better be despised for too anxious apprehensions, than ruined by too confident security. - Edmund Burke

Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible only to himself. - Henry Brooks Adams

A man may imagine things that are false, but he can only understand things that are true, for if the things be false, the apprehension of them is not understanding. - Sir Isaac Newton

All women are flirts, but some are restrained by shyness, and others by sense. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint. - Daniel Webster

The mere apprehension of a coming evil has put many into a situation of the utmost danger. - Lucan [Marcus Annaeus Lucanus]

Modesty; the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to be aware of it. - Oliver Herford

Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself. - J. B. Priestley