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"I'm not very good at parties. I'm a wallflower." - Sasha Grey

"Never overlook wallflower at dance; may be dandelion in grass." - Confucius

"Everybody wants to shine a little bit, even a wallflower." - Phyllis Smith

"Working as a journalist is exactly like being a wallflower at an orgy." - Nora Ephron

"He's a wallflower. You see things. You keep quiet about them. And you understand." - Stephen Chbosky

"My favorite book is 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' by Stephen Chbosky." - Emma Roberts

"I have many different sides; I can be the life and soul of the party - or a wallflower." - Naomie Harris

"Anyone who thinks that you become a journalist or broadcaster in order to be a wallflower needs to think again." - Jonathan Dimbleby

"I just want to be a wallflower. Nondescript. Just not anything. I don't want to see me." - Alexander Mcqueen

"The image of the journalist as wallflower at the orgy has been replaced by the journalist as the life of the party." - Nora Ephron

"Part of my gestalt is that I still feel a little bit like a wallflower. Even in my own life. I talk about myself behind my back." - Carrie Fisher

"In real life I'm very low-key. A wallflower. One of the reasons I went into comedy and acting was that I was sick of being shy." - Jemaine Clement

"I was kind of shy as a kid. I was a pretty good student. I was a wallflower, or nerd, if you will." - Carol Burnett

"Popularity was fickle and elusive, like trying to catch fireflies in a jar. You were either born with it or relegated to wallflower status according to your mysterious and unknowable workings of the universe." - Melissa De La Cruz

"Growing up, I was a very shy, wallflower type. I was not a nerd, but not popular. I was just invisible, like that person you probably didn't know you were in school with." - Jenna Fischer

"I was a wallflower when I was younger, and at a young age, I was too embarrassed. So I didn't start dancing until around 20, and obviously when you're in a boy band, you kinda have to." - Drew Lachey

"I'm doing 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower'... It was a book I read when I was younger, and it just changed my life, and I just wanted to be a part of it." - Logan Lerman

"I was very shy growing up. My shyness manifested as a big personality, as opposed to the wallflower personality. It's been a journey getting comfortable in my skin. I've worked on trying to find the authentic balance between the bravado of my personality that was sort of a defense and the truth within my bigness." - Tracee Ellis Ross

"It seems that Canada's historic mission is to come to the selfless aid both of its friends and of complete strangers, and then, once the crisis is over, to be well and truly ignored. Canada is the perpetual wallflower that stands on the edge of the hall, waiting for someone to come and ask her for a dance." - Kevin Myers

"Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods. Here grow the wallflower and the violet. The squirrel will come and sit upon your knee, the logcock will wake you in the morning. Sleep in forgetfulness of all ill. Of all the upness accessible to mortals, there is no upness comparable to the mountains." - John Muir

"He's a wallflower." And Bob nodded his head. And the whole room nodded their head. And i started to feel nervous in the Bob way, but Patrick didn't let me get too nervous. He sat down next to me. "You see things. You keep quiet about them. And you understand." - Stephen Chbosky

"Working as a journalist is exactly like being the wallflower at an orgy. I always seem to find myself at a perfectly wonderful event where everyone else is having a marvelous time, laughing merrily, eating, drinking, having sex in the back room, and I am standing on the side taking notes on it all." - Nora Ephron

"I was such a wallflower in high school. I did a lot of extracurricular theatre shows, but at school, I spent a lot of time by myself. I ate lunch by myself, and I was always okay with it. But I was definitely made fun of, and I always felt like an outsider." - Melissa Benoist

"I found, through the process of doing 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower,' that I really love directing movies and I love writing books and so this will become the centerpiece of my career for the next ten or twenty years. Doing these adaptations." - Stephen Chbosky

"The only reason I would stay away from a period piece is because sometimes the women are painted in a very stereotypical weakling, wallflower way - that's something I don't want to do. I want to show strength in the women I play, and a journey of some sort." - Dagmara Dominczyk

"I think there are certain tenets set in place for all different types on genres. For thrillers, women usually die first. I can't say exactly why, and it's kind of a bummer... But I also can't explain why the wallflower girl in the romantic comedy always gets the guy in the end. That's just the way those movies go." - Katie Aselton

"I want to go to Harry Potter Land! I actually should text Emma Watson to see if she can hook us up with a backstage pass or something. That's the perk of doing a movie with Emma called 'The Perks Of Being A Wallflower.'" - Nina Dobrev

"There is perhaps no more rewarding romance heroine than she who is not expected to find love. The archetype comes in many disguises - the wallflower, the spinster, the governess, the single mom - but always with one sad claim: Love is not in her cards." - Sarah Maclean

"My attitude goes back to my childhood. I used to audition for theatrical roles, and you can't stand out in a room full of ambitious eight-year-old girls by acting the wallflower. I realised then that I couldn't do things half-heartedly." - Jessie J

"Adolescents have the right to be themselves. The fact that you were the belle of the ball, the captain of the lacrosse team, the president of your senior class, Phi Beta Kappa, or a political activist doesn't mean that your teenager will be or should be the same....Likewise, the fact that you were a wallflower, uncoordinated, and a C student shouldn't mean that you push your child to be everything you were not." - Laurence Steinberg

"I don't feel very good about myself. People always leave me. Nobody can stand me for very long. I wish I could cut my tongue out, or take out the part of my brain that has opinions. Or cares. I wish I could be simple. Be quiet, introverted, or shy. I'm half way in between a wallflower at a party and Elvis Presley. People love one or the other. In between is no place to be." - Jack White

"And then there were the wallflowers who had recognized for years that the thing was hopeless, who had found in that information a kind of calm. They no longer tried, with a bright and desperate effort, to sustain a conversation with somebody's brother, somebody's usher, somebody's roommate, somebody's roommate's usher's brother... The category of wallflower who had given up on all this was very quiet, not indifferent, only quiet. And she always brought a book." - Renata Adler

"I'm fairly certain that, at this very minute, the [Mars Polar Lander] is floating somewhere around the Neptune feeling tired and cranky and looking for a Holiday Inn.Of course, you'd have to have a heart of titanium not to feel a twinge of sadness while watching those dejected NASA scientiest waiting by the phone like the class wallflower on prom week.On the other hand, it was kind of fun to watch a bunch of men waiting by the phone and seeing how they feel when someone promises they'll call and then YOU NEVER HEAR FROM HIM AGAIN." - Celia Rivenbark



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