37 Quotes About Introspection

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There are various circumstances in life that can require a certain level of introspect. These quotes about introspection are just some examples to what is involved in the process.

“As a person… I’m a little more doubtful, introspective and analytical.”

“As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.”

“At the very core of my relationship to learning is the idea that we should be as organic as possible. We need to cultivate a deeply refined introspective sense, and build our relationship to learning around our nuance of character.”

“But generally speaking, I tend to be quiet and introspective.”

“But if these years have taught me anything it is this: you can never run away. Not ever. The only way out is in.”

“Filmmaking is incredible introspective. It forces you to sort of examine yourself in new ways.”

“I actually wasn’t really the class clown growing up. The class clown was always the mean guy who walked up and was like, ‘You’re fat. You’re gay. I’m outta here!’ I was always more kind of awkward and introspective.”

“I am really a loner after all; I am really not a social person. Because of my job, people think I am out every night, but I really hate all that. I am somebody who likes to be alone and see some close friends. I am a shy and introspective person.”

“I am to a fault an introspective person. But I am not a reflective person – except for a big mistake, and then I really think about it.”

“I don’t like talking about myself. I don’t like talking about these introspective things.”

“I don’t spend that much time being introspective, believe it or not. All I know is that I grew up not questioning God because that’s how you are. God was there like the birds and the wind.”

“I have to remind myself constantly to not be antisocial, because I stay to myself a lot. I’m a lot more introspective than my characters.”

“I think a lot of great male comic actors are introspective, quiet personalities, which I really admire. But they are really able to turn it up when the camera’s on. ”

“I’m a lot more introspective than one would believe.”

“I’m a very analytical person, a somewhat introspective person; that’s the nature of the work I do.”

“I’m an introspective guy when there’s money in it.”

“I’m not harmful, just introspective. You can probably think I’m weird, but it’s not harmful weird.”

“I’m very introspective, and I mostly don’t talk to people. I get into a real quiet, meditative place.”

“I’m very involved in church and social-justice issues, and my personality is far more introspective.”

“In my circle of friends, I’ve always been loud and funny and talkative. But as soon as I step out of that circle, I get very quiet and introspective. I don’t want the spotlight on me.”

“In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.”

“I’ve always been pretty serious and introspective.”

“Many people suffer from the fear of finding oneself alone, and so they don’t find themselves at all.”

“Oh, I had my gothy phase, but I was never a troublemaker or anything like that. I was a little bit introspective, a little bit morbid. I was small for my age, so I was bullied and that kind of stuff.”

“One of the main focuses of my training sessions is to help individuals find their unique voices in the learning process. We all have our strengths, our weaknesses, our styles of
learning, our personalities. Developing introspective sensitivity to these issues is critical to long-term success.”

“Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing.”

“Sometimes, you have to look back in order to understand the things that lie ahead.”

“The films that I do are deep, introspective, brooding roles that you’re in this heavy headspace all the time.”

“The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.”

“The only journey is the one within.”

“The problem with introspection is that it has no end.”

“There are different kinds of humor, some is sarcastic, some introspective. Introspective fit my personality better.”

“Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.”

“To exercise at or near capacity is the best way I know of reaching a true introspective state. If you do it right, it can open all kinds of inner doors.”

“We search for happiness everywhere, but we are like Tolstoy’s fabled beggar who spent his life sitting on a pot of gold, under him the whole time. Your treasure–your perfection–is within you already. ”

“You can’t lie to your soul.”

“Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”

There are various ways you can teach introspection and get others to cope with the issues they seek to resolve.