Since Twitter and their 140 character updates I began to enjoy quotations more for their wisdom. You can find wisdom from famous people who many of us know as well as sayings from people who are not so famous. Either way, their words are worth quoting. Here are some of my favorite quotations about aspects of introverts.
Do you have any to add? From the famous or not so famous, the living and the dead?
The less you speak, the more you will hear. - Alexander Solshenitsen
You sometimes think you want to disappear, but all you really want is to be found. - Unknown and contributed by Dennis Fahey
Only in quiet waters do thing mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world. ― Hans Margolius
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
In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.
― Albert Camus
Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. - Carl Jung
'you are never alone when you are with yourself." Bram Vermeulen
You're always first when no one's on your side. - Brandon Boyd
Telling an introvert to go to a party is like telling a saint to go to Hell. - Criss Jami
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
Introverts aren't party poopers, they're just pooped by the party. - Dr. Otto Kroeger
Since Twitter and their 140 character updates I began to enjoy quotations more for their wisdom. The reason is that you can find wisdom from famous people that many of us know as well as sayings from people who are not so famous. Either way, their words are worth quoting.
All sorrow has its root in man's inability to sit quiet in a room by himself. ― Blaise Pascal
In America, life is introverted, self-absorbed - and so is their music. - Chris Barber
“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, Anne of Green Gables
I want to be alone. - Greta Garbo
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. ― Aldous Huxley
There's zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideas. ― Susan Cain
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, Introvert Power
What is reading but silent conversation. ― Walter Savage Landor
My friend...care for your psyche...know thyself, for once we know ourselves, we may learn how to care for ourselves ― Socrates
For an introvert his environment is himself and can never be subject to startling or unforeseen change. - Quentin Crisp
Our motto: “I’m okay, you’re okay—in small doses.”
― Jonathan Rauch
In the end… we are self-perceiving, self-creating, locked-in mirages. We are miracles of self-reference. – Douglas Hofstadter