I’m concerned with the lost, the lonely, the shy. I think shyness is in some ways more widespread now than formerly. I used to be shy myself. Of course, you can’t be me now and remain shy, but I remember very well what it felt like. – Ruth Rendell who was born on this day in 1930.
She also said:
I often think what it was like not to have much money. I don’t think it’s good for people to be born into money and not know what it is never to have it.