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70+ Funny Introvert Quotes About Love, Relationship & Being Quiet

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.
Faith Evans

Love is essential, gregariousness is optional.
Susan Cain

In an extroverted society, the difference between an introvert and an extrovert is that an introvert is often unconsciously deemed guilty until proven innocent.
Criss Jami

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.
Laurie Helgoe

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.
Margaret Atwood

I’m an introvert at heart… And show business – even though I’ve loved it so much – has always been hard for me.
Roy Rogers

Introverts like being introverts. We are drawn to ideas, we are passionate observers, and for us, solitude is rich and generative.
Laurie Helgoe

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.
Susan Cain

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

Introverts live in two worlds: we visit the world of people, but solitude and the inner world will always be our home.
Jenn Granneman

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.
Susan Cain

It is a joy to be hidden, and disaster not to be found.
D.W. Winnicott

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.
Laurie Helgoe

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.
Kratika Sengar

For introverts, to be alone with our thoughts is as restorative as sleeping, as nourishing as eating.
Jonathan Rauch

Introverts dislike small talk, but we are fluent in the language of ideas and dreams.
Michaela Chung

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.
Amy Schumer

The only thing a true introvert dislikes more than talking about himself is repeating himself.
Jonathan Rauch

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.
Kubra Sait

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.
Anneli Rufus

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

The loner who looks fabulous is one of the most vulnerable loners of all.
Anneli Rufus

I think people think I’m a extrovert but really I’m a introvert.
Tierra Whack

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.
John Green

The only problem with seeing people you know is that they know you.
Brent Runyon

Telling an introvert to go to a party is like telling a saint to go to hell.
Criss Jami

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.
Tim Kaine

Introverts need to trust their gut and share their ideas as powerfully as they can.
Susan Cain

Introverts paradoxically pull away from culture and create culture.
Laurie Helgoe

I’m an introvert somewhat. There could be a room full of people, I’ll go stand in the corner.
Kevin Gates

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.
Susan Cain

I’m an introvert. I get my energy by spending time alone. I need that hour or two to myself every day.
Amit Bhatia

Naked lions are just as dangerous as elegantly dressed ones.
Susan Cain

The walls of books around him, dense with the past, formed a kind of insulation against the present world and its disasters.
Ross McDonald

Companionship is a foreign concept to some people. They fear it as much as the majority of people fear loneliness.
Criss Jami

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.
Laurie Helgoe

I was very introverted. I am still an introvert.
Simona Halep

This is why it is sometimes hard for introverts to find words: we really hate to compromise, and words are always a compromise.
Laurie Helgoe

I am who I am. I am not very complicated. I am simple and an introvert.
Tiger Shroff

Introverts think carefully before they speak. We can be excellent public speakers because we prepare carefully.
Sophia Dembling

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.
Susan Cain

…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.
Susan Cain

Introverts are generally more sensitive to low-intensity stimuli – they are mentally alerted to inputs that extroverts may miss.
Laurie Helgoe

Inside was where she lived, physically and mentally. She resided in the horn of plenty of her own prodigious mind, fertilized by inexhaustible curiosity.
Tim LaHaye

An inability to stay quiet is one of the conspicuous failings of mankind.
Walter Bagehot

Introverts are capable of acting like extroverts for the sake of work they consider important, people they love, or anything they value highly.
Susan Cain

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.
Carl Jung

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.
Sergei Lukyanenko

The limited circle is pure.
Franz Kafka

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.
Blaise Pascal

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.
Kevin Williamson

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.
Deepika Padukone

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.
Laurie Helgoe

…because I rant not, neither rave of what I feel, can you be so shallow as to dream that I feel nothing?.
R.D. Blackmore

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.
David Wong

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.
Pooja Hegde

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.
Patrick Pichette

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.
Henri Nouwen

Introverts process information internally, and we don’t like to express our thoughts until they are fully formed.
Laurie Helgoe

It is an easy mistake to think that non-talkers are non-feelers.
Wallace Stegner

I am rarely bored alone; I am often bored in groups and crowds.
Laurie Helgoe

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.”

[thoughts from places: the tour, nerdfighteria wiki, january 17, 2012].

John Green

The most introspective of souls are often those that have been hurt the most.
Shannon Alder

Solitude matters, and for some people, it’s the air they breathe.
Susan Cain

When I first read the words ‘introvert’ and ‘extrovert’ when I was 10, I thought I was both.
Annie Dillard

When a quiet introvert talks, heads turn, and that’s power.
Laurie Helgoe

For an introvert his environment is himself and can never be subject to startling or unforeseen change.
Quentin Crisp

There’s a difference between preferring books to parties and preferring sixteen cats to seeing the light of day.
Lauren Morrill

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.
Sophia Dembling

The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Albert Einstein

For the introvert, conversation can be a very limited forum for self-expression. When a song moves you, a writer “gets” you, or a theory enlightens you—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.
Susan Cain

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.
Robyn Davidson

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.
Laurie Helgoe

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.
Roger Taylor

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.
A.S. Byatt

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.
L. M. Montgomery

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