I love inspirational quotes! A few short words and phrases from people of long past and the present can bring wonder and can get me thinking.
In particular, I love the knowledge and wisdom these few words impart.
I also love the fact that you can throw any one of these to people as a dramatic introduction in explaining your introvert personality! (Just a thought.)
So here are some of the quotes from famous and not-so-famous introverts that I hope can brighten up your day!
“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“The strong man is strongest when alone.”– Friedrich Schiller
“You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room.” – Dr. Seuss
“Telling an introvert to go to a party is like telling a saint to go to Hell.” – Criss Jami
“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
“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
“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
“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
“Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” – Carl Jung
“The good and the wise lead quiet lives.” – Euripides
Which one’s your favorite? Or do you have other quotes from introverts or otherwise that resonate with you? Share them!