An introvert is a person who is shy, restrained and uncomfortable in social settings.
Introverts don’t like to talk a lot.
Top 10 Introvert Quotes
Silence is a source of great strength. ~ Lao Tzu.
You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. ~ Franz Kafka.
Everyone shines, given the right lighting. ~ Susan Cain.
Please kindly go away – I’m introverting. ~ Unknown.
Without great solitude no serious work is possible. ~ Pablo Picasso.
It is a strange thing to be so widely known, and yet to be so lonely. ~ Albert Einstein.
The happiest of all lives is a busy solitude. ~ Voltaire.
I owe my solitude to other people. ~ Alan Watts.
The most introspective of souls are often those that have been hurt the most. ~ Shannon L. Alder.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. ~ Plato.
Famous Introvert Quotes
We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. ~ Henry David Thoreau.
Our culture is biased against quiet and reserved people, but introverts are responsible for some of humanity’s greatest achievements. ~ Susan Cain.
If you are afraid of being lonely, don’t try to be right. ~ Jules Renard.
While others chat, introverts listen, observe, analyze, and collect impressions. ~ Laurie Helgoe.
Extroverts sparkle, introverts glow. Extroverts are fireworks, introverts are a fire in the hearth. ~ Sophia Dembling.
The highest form of love is to be the protector of another person’s solitude. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke.
Best Introvert Quotes
You might be an introvert if you were ready to go home before you left the house. ~ Criss Jami.
One can be instructed in society, one is inspired only in solitude. ~ Gary Mark Gilmore.
If you’re an introvert, you know the relief when plans are canceled. ~ Unknown.
Kindly remove yourself from my personal space. Thanks. ~ Gemma Correll.
In terms of like, instant relief, canceling plans is like heroin. ~ John Mulaney.
Introverts are word economists in a society suffering from verbal diarrhea. ~ Michaela Chung.
I have an introvert hangover. I’m totally exhausted, from too much human interaction. ~ Unknown.
Never assume quiet is weak and loud is strong. ~ Unknown.
Silence is beautiful, not awkward. The human tendency to be afraid of something beautiful is awkward. ~ Elliot Kay.
Popular Introvert Quotes
People empty me. I have to get away to refill. ~ Charles Bukowski.
Introverts live in two worlds: We visit the world of people, but solitude and the inner world will always be our home. ~ Jenn Granneman.
What a lovely surprise to discover how unlonely being alone can be. ~ Ellen Burstyn.
Solitude matters. And for some people it is the air that they breathe. ~ Susan Cain.
Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living. ~ Albert Einstein.
Take time to be quiet. ~ Zig Ziglar.
Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing. ~ William S. Boroughs.
You define beauty for yourself, society doesn’t define your beauty. ~ Lady Gaga.
Powerful Introvert Quotes
I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity. ~ Margaret Donnano.
I restore myself when I’m alone. ~ Marilyn Monroe.
I was never less alone than when by myself. ~ Edward Gibbon.
Don’t underestimate me because I’m quiet. I know more than I say, think more than I speak and observe more than you know. ~ Michaela Chung.
Our culture made a virtue of living only as extroverts. We discouraged the inner journey, the quest for a center. So we lost our center and have to find it again. ~ Anais Nin.
I need space from a world that is filled with millions of mouths that talk too much but never have anything to say. ~ Kaitlin Foster.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind. ~ Albert Einstein.
A happy life must be to a great extent a quiet life, for it is only in an atmosphere of quiet that true joy dare live. ~ Bertrand Russell.
I always try to be myself. Ever since I was an introverted kid, I’d get on stage and be able to break out of my shell. ~ Beyonce Knowles.
I’m an introvert… I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky. ~ Audrey Hepburn.
I would admit I’m an introvert. I don’t know why introverts have to apologize. ~ Bill Gross.
To thine own self be true. ~ William Shakespeare.
Nothing can dim the light that shines from within. ~ Maya Angelou.
Positive Introvert Quotes
I came, I saw, I left early. ~ Unknown.
Introvert conversations are like jazz. Each player gets to solo for a nice stretch before the other player comes in and does his solo. ~ Laurie Helgoe.
Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining. ~ Anne Lamott.
Don’t think of introversion as something that needs to be cured… Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to. ~ Susan Cain.
Even though I was very shy, I found I could get onstage if I had a new identity. ~ David Bowie.
If I didn’t think, I’d be much happier. ~ Sylvia Plath.
The more you talk, the less people listen. ~ Meg White.
Introverts treasure the close relationships they have stretched so much to make. ~ Adam S. McHugh.
Introverts crave meaning so party chitchat feels like sandpaper to our psyche. ~ Diane Cameron.
Thought-Provoking Introvert Quotes
I don’t want to be alone. I want to be left alone. ~ Audrey Hepburn.
I think a lot, but I don’t say much. ~ Anne Frank.
Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul. ~ Marcus Aurelius.
Let’s clear one thing up: Introverts do not hate small talk because we dislike people. We hate small talk because we hate the barrier it creates between people. ~ Laurie Helgoe.
We have two ears and one mouth and we should use them proportionally. ~ Susan Cain.
I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. ~ Henry David Thoreau.
I am not boring or shy. I am an introvert, an artist, a lover, a dreamer, a fighter, a seeker. ~ Unknown.
If you can’t be kind, be quiet. ~ Unknown.
Silence is not empty. It’s full of answers. ~ Unknown.
Introverts prefer to work independently, and solitude can be a catalyst to innovation. ~ Susan Cain.
I think I am half extroverted and half introverted. ~ Sara Schaefer.
Thoughtful Introvert Quotes
Beware of those who seek constant crowds; they are nothing alone. ~ Charles Bukowski.
Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self. ~ Mary Sarton.
In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of being alone. ~ Rollo May.
Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one. ~ Bill Gates.
The secret to life is to put yourself in the right lighting. For some it’s a Broadway spotlight, for others, a lamplit desk. ~ Susan Cain.
One travels more usefully when they travel alone because they reflect more. ~ Thomas Jefferson.
I am alone in the world, and yet not alone enough to make every hour holy. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke.
Think and wonder, wonder and think. ~ Dr. Seuss.
Telling an introvert to go to a party is like telling a saint to go to Hell. ~ Criss Jami.
I’m quite introverted, but I’m not shy. ~ Marian Keyes.
Insightful Introvert Quotes
When you’re an introvert like me and you’ve been lonely for a while, and then you find someone who understands you, you become really attached to them. It’s a real release. ~ Lana Del Rey.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. ~ Aristotle.
Introverts enjoy people-watching. Extroverts enjoy people watching. ~ Jonny Sun.
I know I seem really friendly, but I’m a closet introvert. ~ Lauren Myracle.
You see things. You keep quiet about them. And you understand. ~ Stephen Chbosky.
Quiet people have the loudest minds. ~ Stephen Hawking.
I am a minimalist. I like saying the most with the least. ~ Bob Newhart.
You shouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt.
People inspire you, or they drain you – pick them wisely. ~ Hans F. Hansen.
Amazing Introvert Quotes
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. ~ Aldous Huxley.
I always saw myself as this quiet, introspective, thoughtful person. ~ Maggie Rogers.
Introverts need to trust their gut and share their ideas as powerfully as they can. ~ Susan Cain.
I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude. ~ Henry David Thoreau.
We need fantasy to survive because reality is too difficult. ~ Lady Gaga.
Solitude has its own very strange beauty to it. ~ Liv Tyler.
Directing is extrovert and gregarious; writing is isolating, introverted, and lonely. ~ David Farr.
Confident introverts don’t avoid social situations. They just make wise choices. ~ Unknown.
My imagination functions much better when I don’t have to speak to people. ~ Patricia Highsmith.
When I was young, all I wanted and expected from life was to sit quietly in some corner doing my work without the public paying attention to me. And now see what has become of me. ~ Albert Einstein.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. ~ Abraham Lincoln.
I think I’m a weird combination of deeply introverted and very daring. I can feel both those things working. ~ Helen Hunt.
So these were the 101 top quotes about Introvert.