“Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.” – ANDRE DUBUS http://ift.tt/1zRRrwG
“I started of very shy and I felt very invisible, ..I was just blended into the background.” – Jenna Fischer on looking back at growing up after producing The Giant Mechanical Man http://ift.tt/1HH6ifH
“Paying respect to our homeland.. is therefore an imaginary relationship.. ..Respect means the need for a distance toward the lack that marks the subject” – The Cut In The Body – RENATA SALECL
“Shame is awakened ..when one ..perceives a lack in the Other. At this moment the subject no longer experiences herself as a fulfillment of the Other’s desire.” – Joan Copjec (via alterities)
“Our fantasies, in other words, may reveal that we are not excessively sexual, but excessively frightened of other people.” – That our fantasies at once formulate our desires – often in disguised form – and render them reassuringly impossible to realise. http://ift.tt/1DcBZZr
“shyness has in itself a phallic character.
” – RENATA SALECL