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Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self. - Mary Sarton
Loneliness is the poverty of self; solitude is the richness of self.- Mary Sarton
Study me as much as you like, you will never know me. For I differ a hundred ways from what you see me to be. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Study me as much as you like, you will never know me. For I differ a hundred ways from what you see me to be.- Jalaluddin Rumi
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. - Aldous Huxley
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.- Aldous Huxley
I am lonely, yet not everybody will do. I don’t know why, some people fill the gaps but other people emphasize my loneliness. - Anais Nin
I am lonely, yet not everybody will do. I don’t know why, some people fill the gaps but other people emphasize my loneliness.- Anais Nin
Sometimes I just shut down and don’t talk to anyone for days. It’s nothing personal. - Sonya Teclai
Sometimes I just shut down and don’t talk to anyone for days. It’s nothing personal.- Sonya Teclai
You only know part of me. I am a universe full of secrets. - Lupytha Hermin
You only know part of me. I am a universe full of secrets.- Lupytha Hermin
Sometimes quiet people really do have a lot to say. They’re just being careful about who they open up to. - Susan Gale
Sometimes quiet people really do have a lot to say. They’re just being careful about who they open up to.- Susan Gale
My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude. - Warsan Shire
My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude.- Warsan Shire
I don’t want to be alone. I want to be left alone. - Audrey Hepburn
I don’t want to be alone. I want to be left alone.- Audrey Hepburn
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
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
I don’t hate people, I just feel better when they aren’t around. - Charles Bukowski
I don’t hate people, I just feel better when they aren’t around.- Charles Bukowski
I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. - Henry David Thoreau
I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.- Henry David Thoreau
E-mail is far more convenient than the telephone. As far as I’m concerned, I would throw my phone away if I could get away with it. - Tom Hanks
E-mail is far more convenient than the telephone. As far as I’m concerned, I would throw my phone away if I could get away with it.- Tom Hanks
I restore myself when I’m alone. - Marilyn Monroe
I restore myself when I’m alone.- Marilyn Monroe
Better to keep quiet and let people think you’re an idiot than speak up and confirm it. - Rodney Dangerfield
Better to keep quiet and let people think you’re an idiot than speak up and confirm it.- Rodney Dangerfield
You may think I’m small, but I have a universe inside my mind. - Yoko Ono
You may think I’m small, but I have a universe inside my mind.- Yoko Ono
Introverts dislike small talk, but we are fluent in the language of ideas and dreams. - Michaela Chung
Introverts dislike small talk, but we are fluent in the language of ideas and dreams.- Michaela Chung
Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent. - Napoleon Hill
Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.- Napoleon Hill
Solitude matters and for some people it’s the air they breathe. - Susan Cain
Solitude matters and for some people it’s the air they breathe.- Susan Cain
Don’t think of introversion as something that needs to be cured. Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to. - Susan Cain
Don’t think of introversion as something that needs to be cured. Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to.- Susan Cain
Whatever kind of introvert you are, some people will find you ‘too much’ in some ways and ‘not enough’ in others. - Laurie Helgoe
Whatever kind of introvert you are, some people will find you ‘too much’ in some ways and ‘not enough’ in others.- Laurie Helgoe
For introverts, to be alone with our thoughts is as restorative as sleeping, as nourishing as eating. - Jonathan Rauch
For introverts, to be alone with our thoughts is as restorative as sleeping, as nourishing as eating.- Jonathan Rauch
My imagination functions much better when I don’t have to speak to people. - Patricia Highsmith
My imagination functions much better when I don’t have to speak to people.- Patricia Highsmith
As a child I suppose I was not quite normal. My happiest times were when I was left alone in the house on a Saturday. - Charles Bukowski
As a child I suppose I was not quite normal. My happiest times were when I was left alone in the house on a Saturday.- Charles Bukowski
After an hour or two of being socially on, we introverts need to turn off and recharge … This isn’t antisocial. It isn’t a sign of depression. - Jonathan Rauch
After an hour or two of being socially on, we introverts need to turn off and recharge … This isn’t antisocial. It isn’t a sign of depression.- Jonathan Rauch
Silence is beautiful, not awkward. The human tendency to be afraid of something beautiful is awkward. - Elliot Kay
Silence is beautiful, not awkward. The human tendency to be afraid of something beautiful is awkward.- Elliot Kay
I want to be alone… with someone else who wants to be alone. - Dimitri Zaik
I want to be alone… with someone else who wants to be alone.- Dimitri Zaik
Introverts are word economists in a society suffering from verbal diarrhea. - Michaela Chung
Introverts are word economists in a society suffering from verbal diarrhea.- Michaela Chung
Be alone, that is the secret of invention. Be alone, that is when ideas are born. - Nikola Tesla
Be alone, that is the secret of invention. Be alone, that is when ideas are born.- Nikola Tesla
I am a minimalist. I like saying the most with the least. - Bob Newhart
I am a minimalist. I like saying the most with the least.- Bob Newhart
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