70+ Funny Introvert Quotes About Love, Relationship & Being Quiet
Published December 13, 2019
Here’s a selection of Introvert Quotes, covering topics such as personality, shyness, being quiet and love.
We really hope you enjoy these quotes and that they give you something to think about.
I’m really an inner spirit that only makes itself known through the music. A lot of people think I’m an introvert, or quiet and moody. I’ve even heard some people say that there’s a certain mystery or darkness about me. I’m not that way. I’m just really into what I do.
Love is essential, gregariousness is optional.
In an extroverted society, the difference between an introvert and an extrovert is that an introvert is often unconsciously deemed guilty until proven innocent.
As an introvert, you can be your own best friend or your worst enemy. The good news is we generally like our own company, a quality that extroverts often envy. We find comfort in solitude and know how to soothe ourselves.
All this talking, this rather liquid confessing, was something I didn’t think I could ever bring myself to do. It seemed foolhardy to me, like an uncooked egg deciding to to come out of its shell: there would be a risk of spreading out too far, turning into a formless puddle.
I’m an introvert at heart… And show business – even though I’ve loved it so much – has always been hard for me.
Introverts like being introverts. We are drawn to ideas, we are passionate observers, and for us, solitude is rich and generative.
Introverts often work more slowly and deliberately. They like to focus on one task at a time and can have mighty powers of concentration. They’re relatively immune to the lures of wealth and fame.
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.
Introverts live in two worlds: we visit the world of people, but solitude and the inner world will always be our home.
Evangelicalism has taken the extrovert ideal to its logical extreme…if you don’t love jesus out loud, then it must not be real love. It’s not enough to forge your own spiritual connection to the divine; it must be displayed publicly.
It is a joy to be hidden, and disaster not to be found.
When someone speaks to an introvert, her brain responds with a high level of activity. It is as if several lights start flashing on a control panel.
I don’t have many friends in the television industry, as I am an introvert who likes her own set of friends. I also don’t plan for the future and believe in living for the moment.
For introverts, to be alone with our thoughts is as restorative as sleeping, as nourishing as eating.
Introverts dislike small talk, but we are fluent in the language of ideas and dreams.
I think standup is pretty good for an introvert because you are performing, but, I mean, it’s on your own terms. There are so many people in the room, but it’s a one-sided conversation. And you actually don’t have to interact – unless you want to.
The only thing a true introvert dislikes more than talking about himself is repeating himself.
An introvert as a child, I spent most of my younger years being bullied for my name. It took its toll on me, and by Class VI, I couldn’t even have a proper conversation with anyone.
We do not require company. In varying degrees, it bores us, drains us, makes our eyes glaze over. Overcomes us like a steamroller. Of course, the rest of the world doesn’t understand.
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.
The loner who looks fabulous is one of the most vulnerable loners of all.
I think people think I’m a extrovert but really I’m a introvert.
Writing is something you do alone. It’s a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don’t want to make eye contact while doing it.
The only problem with seeing people you know is that they know you.
Telling an introvert to go to a party is like telling a saint to go to hell.
I’m an introvert on the Myers-Briggs. I’ve got to have time by myself to recharge. My philosophy is sort of that humans are weak, frail, imperfect, and generally kind of bad, but every day I meet somebody who’s good, and that inspires me.
Introverts need to trust their gut and share their ideas as powerfully as they can.
Introverts paradoxically pull away from culture and create culture.
I’m an introvert somewhat. There could be a room full of people, I’ll go stand in the corner.
G-Dragon is a fancy person. People don’t expect the upright image of G-Dragon. Kwon Ji Yong is an introvert and has lots of things going on in his head.
Because introverts are typically good listeners and, at least, have the appearance of calmness, we are attractive to emotionally needy people. Introverts, gratified that other people are initiating with them, can easily get caught in these exhausting and unsatisfying relationships.
Adam S. McHugh
By nature, I’m an awkward person; I’m a gangly introvert.
We have two ears and one mouth and we should use them proportionally.
I’m an introvert. I get my energy by spending time alone. I need that hour or two to myself every day.
Naked lions are just as dangerous as elegantly dressed ones.
The walls of books around him, dense with the past, formed a kind of insulation against the present world and its disasters.
Companionship is a foreign concept to some people. They fear it as much as the majority of people fear loneliness.
When an introvert cares about someone, she also wants contact, not so much to keep up with the events of the other person’s life, but to keep up with what’s inside: the evolution of ideas, values, thoughts, and feelings.
I was very introverted. I am still an introvert.
This is why it is sometimes hard for introverts to find words: we really hate to compromise, and words are always a compromise.
I am who I am. I am not very complicated. I am simple and an introvert.
Introverts think carefully before they speak. We can be excellent public speakers because we prepare carefully.
Don’t think of introversion as something that needs to be cured…spend your free the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to.
…i also believe that introversion is my greatest strength. I have such a strong inner life that i’m never bored and only occasionally lonely. No matter what mayhem is happening around me, I know I can always turn inward.
Introverts are generally more sensitive to low-intensity stimuli – they are mentally alerted to inputs that extroverts may miss.
Inside was where she lived, physically and mentally. She resided in the horn of plenty of her own prodigious mind, fertilized by inexhaustible curiosity.
An inability to stay quiet is one of the conspicuous failings of mankind.
Introverts are capable of acting like extroverts for the sake of work they consider important, people they love, or anything they value highly.
When introverts are in conflict with each other…it may require a map in order to follow all the silences, nonverbal cues and passive-aggressive behaviors!.
Adam S. McHugh
There is no such thing as a pure introvert or extrovert. Such a person would be in the lunatic asylum.
An introverted, bookish child, with a mass of complexes and her head full of crazy ideals and a childish faith in the beautiful prince who was searching for and would surely find her.
The limited circle is pure.
It was words and reading that had made me quiet, and being quiet had made me a mark.
Charles M. Blow
All sorrow has its root in man’s inability to sit quiet in a room by himself.
What I loved about ‘Summer’ was that they were these four bright kids with a wonderful future. In a way, she was the one with the brains, and then you have the beauty queen and the jock and the introvert.
What we share as introverts is the love of ideas and the desire to explore them with minimal interruption. We want and need input, but we’d rather get it through reading, research, and rich conversation than through unfiltered talk.
Laurie A. Helgoe
Im a shy person. I contradict my own profession, because Im an introvert in a very glamorous world.
Introverts treasure the close relationships they have stretched so much to make.
Adam S. McHugh
Introverts keep their best stuff inside—that is, until it is ready. And this drives extroverts crazy! the explanation for the introvert’s behavior—and there must be an explanation for this behavior, say the extroverts—is that he or she is antisocial, out of touch, or simply a snob.
…because I rant not, neither rave of what I feel, can you be so shallow as to dream that I feel nothing?.
Introverts are dependent on their own inside noise, extroverts are dependent of outside noise. The outputs are dependent on quality of those noise.
Amit K Ghosh
For those of us who aren’t great with people, we figure that silence is always the safest bet. If you’re an introvert, you spend so much of your time wishing that other people would just shut the hell up that you figure you’re doing everyone a favor.
I felt like an ugly duckling back in school. I was a complete tomboy with short hair. Never in my dreams did I imagine that I would walk the ramp with 6-inch heels. My friends can’t believe that I’m an actor, because I was such an introvert in school.
I am a mild introvert. But I have learned to be a very successful extrovert because if you want impact, you have to work with people.
Often we come home from a sharing session with a feeling that something precious has been taken away from us or that holy ground has been trodden upon.
Introverts process information internally, and we don’t like to express our thoughts until they are fully formed.
It is an easy mistake to think that non-talkers are non-feelers.
I am rarely bored alone; I am often bored in groups and crowds.
Writing is something you do alone. Its a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don’t want to make eye contact while doing it.”
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The most introspective of souls are often those that have been hurt the most.
Solitude matters, and for some people, it’s the air they breathe.
When I first read the words ‘introvert’ and ‘extrovert’ when I was 10, I thought I was both.
When a quiet introvert talks, heads turn, and that’s power.
For an introvert his environment is himself and can never be subject to startling or unforeseen change.
There’s a difference between preferring books to parties and preferring sixteen cats to seeing the light of day.
I’ve been accused my whole life of being “too sensitive”. This actually kind of pisses me off, but maybe that’s just because i’m too sensitive.
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
For the introvert, conversation can be a very limited forum for self-expression. When a song moves you, a writer â€œgetsâ€ you, or a theory enlightens youâ€”you and its creator are connecting in a realm beyond sight or speech.
Laurie A. Helgoe
But when the group is literally capable of changing our perceptions, and when to stand alone is to activate primitive, powerful, and unconscious feelings of rejection, then the health of these institutions seems far more vulnerable than we think.
Much of the time I’m an introvert, by choice spending a lot of time on my own. I suppose liking my solitude is part of a writer’s sensibility.
Introverts are more effective leaders of proactive employees. When you have a creative, energetic work force, an introvert is going to draw out that energy better.
What was Freddie like then? Alongside the showman, he was a rather shy introvert. But if the attention was focused on him, he was a natural star, as we all saw after we put Queen together. Week by week, we saw him grow into this character, Freddie Mercury.
My solitude is my treasure, the best thing I have. I hesitate to go out. If you opened the little gate, I would not hop away—but oh how I sing in my gold cage.
Matthew, much to his own surprise, was enjoying himself. Like most quiet folks he liked talkative people when they were willing to do the talking themselves and did not expect him to keep up his end of it.