Introverted Quotes

Introverted Quotes by Chris Weidman, Yukimi Nagano, Finn Balor, Wayne Coyne, Antony Sher, Rajeev Suri and many others.

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I think there’s times where I’m introverted, and there’s times where I’m extroverted.
Chris Weidman
Swedes, compared to Americans, can seem a little cold and introverted.
Yukimi Nagano
With regards to the paint, I’m normally quite introverted and shy. I keep myself to myself, and I find that when I hide behind the paint, so to speak, I’m able to let myself go more and move more freely than I can without it.
Finn Balor
Occasionally there are people who are not like me, and I forget that they’re more introverted or shy, or just don’t want to make a decision so quickly.
Wayne Coyne
A lot of good actors tend to be quite introverted as people.
Antony Sher
I used to carry a briefcase instead of a school bag when going to school because I was shy and introverted then. But over the years, especially Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) helped me overcome these insecurities and scale greater heights.
Rajeev Suri
I’m introverted by nature, and I need to have some things of my own.
Debby Ryan
If there’s anything weirder than an introverted writer going to lots of social functions, it’s an introverted writer being converted into an accidental guru.
Dani Shapiro
I think I’m a weird combination of deeply introverted and very daring. I can feel both those things working.
Helen Hunt
We can’t underestimate the value of silence. We need to create ourselves, need to spend time alone. If you don’t, you risk not knowing yourself and not realizing your dreams.
I’m introverted, and all my friends make fun of me because all I do is work out and play golf. I’m a grandma: stay in most nights and asleep by 9:30.
Paige Spiranac
I lost my mind at 15. I’d been shown a world where there were no boundaries, where everyone gave me all the power. And I was like, ‘This is great!’ Then that was gone. But I was like, ‘Yeah, but I still want that.’ I’d lost my humble, very quiet, introverted sensibilities which I think I definitely had as a kid.
Jamie Bell
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 spent my whole life being very shy and introverted and I kind of found my release and therapy in the gym. I became this big, menacing physical stature of a man but internally I’m still kind of insecure. Warm, fuzzy and gooey.
Dave Bautista
The challenge is always as a writer, is this going to work, because it’s a very intimate process, and I tend to be very introverted and insular, and when I write, it’s in my head.
Gloria Estefan
I’m an introverted extrovert. My job sets me apart, but I’m not hammy and don’t need attention.
Jeremy Scott
By nature, my default place is a very introverted one, so it’s funny to be in such an extroverted profession. I’m a little inappropriately in it.
Elizabeth Marvel
I’m self-loathing, introverted, and neurotic.
Megan Fox
I tend to be a little bit more quiet and just to myself. I’m a little bit more introverted than extroverted.
Nathan Chen
I’m quite a loner. I realized that I’m very introverted, and I get energy by being alone instead of being with other people.
Candice Patton
I only go out to get me a fresh appetite for being alone.
Lord Byron
Being introverted, it doesn’t mean necessarily being shy or being afraid of public speaking; it just means that it’s hard for me to interact with people for too long.
Amy Schumer
I lead an introverted and boring life here in California.
Brian Bosworth
I was an extremely reclusive and introverted boy.
Robert B. Laughlin
I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left alone.
Audrey Hepburn
In America, life is introverted, self-absorbed – and so is their music.
Chris Barber
I was very introverted.
We all serve a purpose. My purpose isn’t to be rejected. My purpose isn’t to think small or to be introverted. This door closed is literally pushing me to the next door.
Nate Parker
Our audience is really upbeat. Likes to have a good time. They’re not introverted or shy.
Jerry Jeff Walker
I think that I’m, like, an introverted extrovert. At the end of the day, when I get done doing hair at the salon or shooting a day of ‘Queer Eye’ or whatever, I definitely want to come home and, like, order pasta and sit with my cat or just one person or no people.
Jonathan Van Ness
If you see me performing, you’re going, that guy is simply the most extroverted guy I’ve ever seen. But if you’ve seen me very often on a daily basis and all the while growing up, I was very, very introverted. Very introverted. So I have sort of the extremes of both of those characteristics.
Bruce Springsteen
Magicians are typically introverted; they don’t tend to work with others, but I work with software programmers, composers, designers, so it’s a very diverse group and the result is always more interesting than something I could have done by myself.
Marco Tempest
I am a pretty good actor. Most of my friendships are based on the fact that I pretend to be outgoing and funny in social situations, but when I get home, I tend to isolate myself because I am actually somewhat bipolar and introverted.
Reese Roper
I’m very introverted. Easily a few days could go by where I would not really leave the house or talk to anybody other than my partner.
Sally Rooney
I’m quite introverted but I’m not shy.
Marian Keyes
It’s important for a parent to learn to take delight in a child whose behavior might seem mystifying. In the case of an extroverted parent with an introverted child, it can be learning to see the inner riches of your child that may not always be expressed on the surface – but are there.
Susan Cain
I’m always the guy on tour that tries to get guys chatting and a lot of banter back and forth so I definitely feel that a lot of bodybuilders have that comedic side in them, they’re just a little bit more introverted.
Phil Heath
Justice and I became friends, though we were opposites in many ways – he was extroverted, I was introverted; he was lighthearted, I was serious.
Nelson Mandela
I still consider myself to be introverted, but everyone has a side of themselves that is amplified. Performers have to learn to tap into that, even if it’s not natural.
Jon Batiste
Everything about the music industry takes away from you as an artist. They’re always wondering what the next thing is: ‘What do you have?’ It’s a very introverted process.
Gary Allan
I would like to believe that I still am a shy person; I am very introverted. I have a problem communicating.
Amitabh Bachchan
I’m an introverted sort of writer.
Will Kimbrough
Once you get over the culture shock, Filey is a pleasant spot, particularly at the beginning or end of the summer, when the hotels are half full. The brave go in winter, when the wind can be bitter and biting and Filey resumes its real life as a tiny, introverted fishing community.
David Hewson
I used to be really insular, really introverted. I couldn’t articulate myself.
Juliette Lewis
If somebody has something negative to say, I’m a very – I won’t say introverted, because I’m not introverted – I’m a very, just, calm person.
Bobby Lashley
I’m a little bit antisocial and I recently discovered that I’m introverted. But the love between people makes me alive.
Emily Saliers
As a shy, introverted, scholarly child (long ago) I don’t know what I would have done without libraries! My family moved often. I was always the new kid in town. The library always offered me my first and most important friendship: the place where I felt right at home. I still feel that way today, about libraries.
Lois Lowry
Everyone shines, given the right lighting.
Susan Cain
People say things to me like, ‘It’s really cool that you don’t go out and get drunk all the time and go to clubs.’ I appreciate that, but I’m kind of an introverted kind of person just by nature.
Emma Watson
Being a Boy Scout saved my life. I was a bookish, introverted kid, shy and withdrawn, unhappy and easily bullied. I was also gay, although I didn’t know it yet. I should’ve been miserable. But being a scout got me out of myself and into the world.
Christopher Bram
The writing is therapeutic for me, it’s an introverted process, I’m really inside my head. It’s a really obsessive process. The live show, though, is the opposite. It’s an extroverted process. It pushes me to connect with people, and so it pulls me out of my head and just pulls me out of myself.
Fernando Torres
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
At the root of the shy temperament is a deep fear of social judgment, one so severe it can sometimes be crippling. Introverted people don’t worry unduly about whether they’ll be found wanting, they just find too much socializing exhausting and would prefer either to be alone or in the company of a select few people.
Jeffrey Kluger
I’ve always been introverted and so from a very young age I would play different scenarios in my head and let my imagination run free.
Matthew Carter
I was a quiet teenager, introverted, full of angst.
Nigella Lawson
For an introvert his environment is himself and can never be subject to startling or unforeseen change.
Quentin Crisp
John Fahey, thought during his lifetime to be possibly more than a little crazy, was the author of some thirty albums of gnomically introverted droning guitar instrumentals, which I listened to heavily in my teens and twenties; I even produced an hour or so of banjo music in an imitative John Fahey style.
Madison Smartt Bell
I wasn’t an extroverted kid. I was very academic and very introverted.
Rebel Wilson
I’m very introverted, so it requires a huge effort for me to put on a smile and extend a hand and accept compliments. I would much rather be insulted than complimented any day.
Michael Ian Black
Most inventors and engineers I’ve met are like me. They’re shy and they live in their heads. The very best of them are artists. And artists work best alone.
Steve Wozniak
I think that you may find that Tamera’s a little more vibrant and energetic, but I’m much more likely to go up to a person and say, “Hi, I’m Tia, nice to meet you”. Wheras Tamera is like…well …she’s a little shy. She’s down to earth. I’m more extroverted and she’s more introverted when meeting people.
Tia Mowry
I do hang out with girls, I do relax. But I am a hermit sometimes and get a bit too introverted, too ‘Jean-Paul Sartre’ and intellectual in my head. And it’s like a Kafka novel in there, things get nuts. Then I have to remind myself to get out and I will go and play ice hockey with my friends.
Josh Peck
My dad is like a cactus – introverted and tough. I’m a people person, like my mom, but I got my competitiveness from my dad. He came to this country from Belarus with nothing and built a real business. He’s my hero for giving me that need to run a business and for having enormous confidence in me.
Gary Vaynerchuk
Classical pianist Awadagin Pratt. I first heard this eccentric and introverted performer when I was living in the Midwest. He was playing Brahms ballades – haunting.
Daniel Breaker
I am not somebody who feels comfortable socialising at parties where many film stars gather and endlessly chat, because I am quite introverted.
Amyra Dastur
I was very introverted. You know, I had my close group of friends, but I really didn’t care what the cool kids were doing.
Kim Harrison
Solitude has its own very strange beauty to it.
Liv Tyler
My nature is orderly and observant and scrupulous and deeply introverted.
Joyce Carol Oates
When I was growing up, I wasn’t an extrovert. If anything, I was an introverted kid and a very average pupil at school. I was very quiet.
Clint Eastwood
On the spectrum of successful politicians, I’m not introverted the way some have been.
Barack Obama
Just as we were finishing ‘Paul’s Boutique’ we got our own places, and I was going out to clubs a lot less. I got a bit more introverted and spent a lot more time on my own reading. I would just go down to the esoteric bookstore and wander around.
Adam Yauch
I think it’s hard for quieter, more introverted people to get into acting.
Jay Duplass
I’m a writer. I’m naturally introverted, so being the public face of something, I don’t think I do it well.
Kevin Kwan
I’ve become more introverted as I’ve got older. I used to be an outgoing person who joked around a lot, but as the amount of energy I expend by sharing my music has increased, I like to balance it by spending time by myself and recuperating.
Aloe Blacc
I’ve been stopped a few times by people who want to say, ‘Hi.’ But I’m an introverted person, and the idea that I’d have to talk to people all the time seems a little overwhelming.
Maria Bamford
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
I think you should be proud of not being worse than just deeply introverted and socially maladjusted.
Terry Pratchett
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
Mahatma Gandhi
Irish novelist John Banville has a creepy, introverted imagination.
Floyd Skloot
I was an undergrad math major and a grad student in computer science. I’m hugely introverted, not atypical of math majors.
Judith Faulkner
I’m not driven by fame or success. I’m quite a shy, introverted person, and I could easily melt away into the background.
Richard Ashcroft
Introverted feeling types have a wealth of warmth and enthusiasm, but they may not show it until they know someone well. They wear their warm side inside, like a fur-lined coat.
Isabel Briggs Myers
I think writing in a group, even though it can be a challenge – you have to be on your toes all the time – is the way the best comedy gets written. It’s very, very collaborative. A lot of comedy writers are definitely introverted nerds.
Megan Amram
And it’s been a process of digging through the songs and trying to make them born on stage again. I think they are very different. I think they come off very differently. I think they come off, I don’t know if it’s masculine or outward, extroverted than introverted. I didn’t know. It’s just been a process.
Justin Vernon
When you’re in the city, all you see is people. It gets more competitive, people become more introverted.
KT Tunstall
Directing is extrovert and gregarious; writing is isolating, introverted, and lonely.
David Farr
But it’s funny, I really was quite introverted as a child. I just liked music, so mum and dad bought me a piano when I was seven – I actually got up to Grade Seven at the London College of Music on piano.
Jane McDonald
She taught me to revel. She taught me to wonder. She taught me to laugh. My sense of humor had always measured up to everyone else’s; but timid introverted me, I showed it sparingly: I was a smiler. In her presence I threw back my head and laughed out loud for the first time in my life
Jerry Spinelli
I was very introverted growing up and I had small circle of friends. Any opportunity I got to rap or articulate things through rhyme or hip hop was great for me.
Most people who have grown up introverted in this very extroverted culture of ours have had painful experiences of feeling like they are out of step with what’s expected of them.
Susan Cain
For introverts, to be alone with our thoughts is as restorative as sleeping, as nourishing as eating.
Jonathan Rauch
(Finland is a famously introverted nation. Finnish joke: How can you tell if a Finn likes you? He’s staring at your shoes instead of his own.)
Susan Cain
I’m actually introverted and shy.
Ryan Tedder
I’m fairly introverted, but when I do stuff like a Maxim shoot, there’s a side of me I call Gillian.
Erica Durance
I grew up very introverted and I’m still a very introverted person, so to me it’s about constantly just pushing and pushing out of your comfort zone because that where you’re going to grow the most.
Lindsay Ellingson
If you’re very introverted, you prefer to spend much of your time alone, and when you do connect, you’d rather get together with one or two close friends than face a crowd.
Vivek Murthy
Reading and watching movies are the only two things I do. I’m moody, so at times I’m annoyingly introverted; at other times I’m annoyingly extroverted. So I think I’m an ambivert!
Sriti Jha
I’m quiet and introverted, and I like to just be by myself a lot. I like to read, and just get away and surf.
Manny Montana
I’ve always been the DJ or the bass player or the drummer, somebody in the background. I don’t think anybody who knows me personally would say that I’m particularly shy or introverted, but I’m definitely not like Mr. Attention.
Mayer Hawthorne
I’m probably the most introverted extrovert you’ll ever meet. Up until I got this show I was constantly told, ‘She was really good, but she’s just not cute enough.’
Nikki Cox
I was a very shy and introverted person, and it was hard for me to talk to people and make relationships.
Gabriela Sabatini
I was very introverted. I am still an introvert.
Simona Halep
I just… my childhood seems, when I look back, to be largely composed of reading, lying on the bed. I mean, my mother was always shouting, ‘Go outside!’ But she shouted it at all of us. I think I was just kind of… rather an introverted child, probably.
Helen Garner
My dad could be beyond brilliant but totally introverted. If we’re talking about computers, he’s on. Otherwise, he’s a total recluse – he stays in the house and won’t leave, and I’m like that. If I’m not working, I’m locked up in my room.
Alessandra Torresani
When you’re the artsy, weirdo, introverted outsider growing up, you don’t fit into your community.
Stephen Karam
When I was a kid, I was a really bad collaborator. I was pretty introverted.