Best 248 of Introvert quotes - MyQuotes
The ones who stay unnoticed often see the most. They live out other people's lives, since their own are so unremarkable...
I've seen women-and men too, sometimes-as canna bear the sound of their own thoughts, and they maybe dinna make such good matches with those who can.
Shyness is cute in children, but disgusting in adults.
I must always seem so reserved and remote to them. Once in a while they ask questions that seem to call for a statement of what the hell I'm always thinking about, but if I were to babble what's really on my mind about, say, the a priori presumption of the continuity of a motorcycle from second to second and do this without benefit of the entire edifice of the Chautauqua, they'd just be startled and wonder what's wrong. I really am interested in this continuity and the way we talk and think about it and so tend to get removed from the usual lunchtime situation and this gives an appearance of remoteness. It's a problem.
And when I'm lonely, with everyone around I go to my happy place where I'm alone
- If it helps, I used to have a hard time knowing what to do around other people so I watched them and learned to mimic them. If you don't have to be on point, I would interact the minimal amount. If you don't interact at all, people notice and you stand out, and if you're socially awkward and interact too much, people notice too much, people notice that too. But if you speak up now and then in a conversation, of infrequently agree to hang out, poeple will lose interest. It might be harder for you, but that's one thing that works for me." "- Lfe was easier when I was just expected to shoot people.
The quiet ones, the introverts, are uniquely gifted. We have tremendous patience and empathy. We don’t need to say much, yet we’re able to build deep connections and rapport with those around us. The act of displaying Quiet Confidence is much easier to cultivate than we think. It’s built-in, a bundled accessory, we simply have to activate it!
I am but a frangible Mud brick ordered To build a home in the Big city of humanity; Yet break when Forced to fit.
Professor Jenson had one goal in life: to be left alone.
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It's amazing how many introverts go into the ministry. It's amazing how many people go into the ministry who don't really like to be with people.
The introvert's anthem for not wanting to hang out is 'It's not you; it's me.
Healthy introspection, without undermining oneself; it is a rare gift to venture into the unexplored depths of the self, without delusions or fictions, but with an uncorrupted gaze.
He always thinks because I'm reading, I'm not doing anything. There is no greater plague to an introvert than the extroverted.
You are like an ocean: quietly ebbing and flowing to the rhythm of life, but wildly expansive and profoundly powerful. You are boundless. You are whole. Your quietness is your strength. Your depth is your advantage.
Her wave was quite cheerful. But I didn't really want to see her again, if possible.
Most things look better from a distance...And as a matter of fact, so do most people. - The Spook, pg 435
I picked up a book called Anagrams and started to read. I felt someone's eyes on me and looked up. Stuart. I held up the book like someone would hold up a glass. Cheers. Parties, right? Ha-ha. It's that I don't know what to do or say it's just that I've been to so many parties that I'm tired of them and would rather read this book ha-ha so don't worry about me I'll just be here.
In America, life is introverted, self-absorbed - and so is their music.
Extroverts never understand introverts, and it was like that in school days.
You're always first when no one's on your side.
Unpublished. What if I, revealed these feelings private pieces, cast… at stranger’s eyes exposing sober thought, and truth as sentiments, lie deep interred, inside of me… should they come alive? Unconsciously to never share, that essence... safe, in mind Restlessness wordplay, stills me I was born… unsettled Through my rage, of self-indulgence all… those chosen things, I hide deep and unexposed stay inconsolable… within the inside
Introverts living under the Extroversion Ideal are like women in a man’s world, discounted because of a trait that goes to the core of who they are. Extroversion is an enormously appealing personality style, but we’ve turned it into an oppressive standard to which most of us feel we must conform
Introverts process information internally, and we don't like to express our thoughts until they are fully formed.
I'm neither extrovert nor introvert. I'm just an imperfect example of an ambivert.
It's okay to be an introvert. The unknown and the quiet are beautiful.
The world’s refusal to leave me out of its activities made me consider its destruction. Bring on the wave. Please, the asteroid.
When we take into consideration the needs of both ourselves and others, we communicate honestly, compassionately and effectively.
It has always taken me a long time to think of something to say, and then more often than not I say it to myself.
If you don't like it, say something.
I live a very quiet life, although I'm very urban and a diehard New Yorker
How difficult it is to find solitude in a world that constantly demands your attention.
One thing I’ve learned: people love a camera, and when I’m filming, they see it, not me, so whenever I need to, I can quietly disappear behind my trusty shield.
I'm okay, you're okay - in small doses.
Alexei Maxim Russell
I love introverts. They don't waste words. Excessive extroverts can be very wasteful. I don't trust them in any kind of intricate or delicate matter.
In a world where extroverts were celebrated, she was an introvert.
A poor but confident man is as hard to find as a rich but shy man.
You might be an introvert if you were ready to go home before you left the house.
Mais, j’aurai beau supplier, j’aurai beau me révolter, il n’y aura plus rien pour moi ; je ne serai, désormais, ni heureux, ni malheureux. Je ne peux pas ressusciter. Je vieillirai aussi tranquille que je le suis aujourd’hui dans cette chambre où tant d’êtres ont laissé leur trace, où aucun être n’a laissé la sienne. Cette chambre, on la retrouve à chaque pas. C’est la chambre de tout le monde. On croit qu’elle est fermée, non : elle est ouverte aux quatre vents de l’espace. Elle est perdue au milieu des chambres semblables, comme de la lumière dans le ciel, comme un jour dans les jours, comme moi partout. Moi, moi ! Je ne vois plus maintenant que la pâleur de ma figure, aux orbites profondes, enterrée dans le soir, et ma bouche pleine d’un silence qui doucement, mais sûrement, m’étouffe et m’anéantit. Je me soulève sur mon coude comme sur un moignon d’aile. Je voudrais qu’il m’arrivât quelque chose d’infini !
Some introverts are perfectly comfortable with public speaking; I'm not one of them.
People in large quantities are terrible.
Introverts can feel ostracised in an environment where we feel like we have to be outgoing. Forcing conversation is exhausting for an introvert, especially around new people. We like to have time to think and craft exactly what we say.
Invisibility can be good as a superpower. But psychiatry reveals people don't like it very much.
I was the shyest human ever invented, but I had a lion inside me that wouldn't shut up.
And that's pretty much why I figure it's better to stick to who and what I know than take a chance trying to branch out friendship-wise in the real world. I refuse to give any more bullies an invitation into my life.
Being a writer is a very private, internal process. Ultimately I am more the writer, being an introvert.
When in doubt, stay silent. People can't tell if you're plotting a nuclear war or just bored.
Silence might be a shout for the truth. It might be the speech that someday, in its truest, most uncontaminated, unadulterated state, all will be revealed.
I wasn't always this introverted.
It was always that way for me. After I opened myself to someone, I needed a few minutes to close down again, to restore my sense of privacy.