“An introvert is often unconsciously deemed guilty until proven innocent.”

It was such a relief reading Susan Cain’s book Quiet, knowing that introversion can be a gift. Introversion can be misinterpreted, but it shouldn’t bring you guilt or shame.

An introversion party is three people sprawled on couches and pillows, reading and occasionally talking. – Laurie Helgoe
Every introvert is a superhero
What I lack in social skills, I make it up for hiding-people skills.
“You are negative. You are so quiet, and I doubt that if you would make the final cut of the interns.” I did, eventually, with an impeccable presentation and a 5-year forecast that shock everyone. But his words haunted me for years and kept me wondering: is being quiet a crime?

Like dodging coworkers on the corridor or jogging on the least-populated route in the neighborhood.

There are times I wish I was a master magician so I could disappear into the folds of time. – Jaeda DeWalt 

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

My idea of a fun night was diving into a massive pile of To Be Read books stacked near my dresser. – Jeff Sampson

Not parties, not alcohol, just me myself and I. I do talk, but not with you. So stop asking why I am so quiet.

Do you feel harassed by the “read receipt” feature for text messaging? – Arnie Kozak

A large group of people is called a “no thanks”.

I wish people were fluent in silence.

The power of silence is underrated while that of speech is overrated.

Sorry I’m late. I didn’t want to come. – Jessica Pan

It takes 3 hours to be mentally ready for a 2-hours outing. It doesn’t look like a good deal.

I need space from a world that is filled with millions of mouths that talk too much but never have anything to say. – Kaitlin Foster

Home is my happy place.

You might be an introvert if you were ready to go home before you left the house. – Criss Jami