49 Quotes About Extroverts

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Extroverts have a unique set of characteristics. From their cheerful smiles and warm approach, there are many quotes about extroversion that capture their unique traits and skill set.

“A boss who interrupts an employee a lot is called an extrovert, whereas an employee who interrupts a boss too often is called an ex-employee.”

“An extrovert is more likely to share immediate reactions and process information through conversation.”

“As an introvert, you can be your own best friend or your worst enemy. The good news is we generally like our own company, a quality that extroverts often envy. We find comfort in solitude and know how to soothe ourselves.”

“As I got into high school and after puberty, I was a little more inward. I was a real extrovert when I was little, but I don’t know, I just got quieter With my friends, I was still an extrovert.”

“Being an extrovert isn’t essential to evangelism – obedience and love are.”

“Evangelicalism has taken the Extrovert Ideal to its logical extreme…If you don’t love Jesus out loud, then it must not be real love. It’s not enough to forge your own spiritual connection to the divine; it must be displayed publicly.”

“Extroversion is an enormously appealing personality style, but we’ve turned it into an oppressive standard to which most of us feel we must conform.”

“Extroverts are more responsive to high-intensity and “happy” stimuli, which may be why an extrovert gets frustrated at the less “readable” face of the introvert.”

“For introverts, to be alone with our thoughts is as restorative as sleeping, as nourishing as eating.”

“Hardly anybody ever writes anything nice about introverts. Extroverts rule. This is rather odd when you realise that about nineteen writers out of twenty are introverts. We are been taught to be ashamed of not being ‘outgoing’. But a writer’s job is ingoing.”

“I attract a crowd, not because I’m an extrovert or I’m over the top or I’m oozing with charisma. It’s because I care.”

“I prefer to regard a dessert as I would imagine the perfect woman: subtle, a little bittersweet, not blowsy and extrovert. Delicately made up, not highly rouged. Holding back, not exposing everything and, of course, with a flavor that lasts.”

“I think I always knew I was going to somehow be on a stage. I was quite an extrovert, as a child. And I did a lot of music, when I was younger, so I thought I was going to go into music, but I fell into acting, in a really weird way.”

“I think the most important key to quality communication and interaction is developing an interest in the person you`re talking with.”

“I was a very extrovert kid. It felt normal to me to act. I always went to regular schools. I’ve never been catty or a prima donna, so I never had problems. I always had my seat at the cafeteria when I came back from acting.”

“If the extrovert watches and listens a bit more, the introvert’s true mood will become more evident.”

“I’m an extrovert, I like to gesticulate and talk loud and stuff, and the theater is easy for me.”

“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.'”

“I’m so powerful in stage that I seem to have created a monster. When I’m performing I’m an extrovert, yet inside I’m a completely different man.”

“In a way, education by its nature favours the extrovert because you are taking kids and putting them into a big classroom, which is automatically going to be a high-stimulation environment.”

“Introverts almost never cause me trouble and are usually much better at what they do than extroverts. Extroverts are too busy slapping one another on the back, team building, and making fun of introverts to get much done. ”

“Introverts are capable of acting like extroverts for the sake of work they consider important, people they love, or anything they value highly.”

“Introverts are generally more sensitive to low-intensity stimuli – they are mentally alerted to inputs that extroverts may miss.”

“Isn’t it refreshing to know that what comes perfectly natural for you is your greatest strength? Your power is in your nature. You may not
think it’s a big deal that you can spend hours immersed in something that interests you-alone-but the extrovert next door has no idea how you do it.”

“It was a very easy way to have a group of friends on a very large campus – a sense of identity. It was a great place to learn how to navigate a variety of personalities, which you kind of have to do in life.”

“It’s partly that I’m an extrovert and that I like being with people. If you shut me up in a library with nothing else around for weeks on end, I’d go mad! I have to sort of go out…”

“Just because you can leap off a drum kit doing a scissors kick while hitting a chord, people expect you to be an extrovert socially. But I’m not always comfortable with the idea of small talk at a party.”

“Leave an extrovert alone for two minutes and he will reach for his cell phone. In contrast, after an hour or two of being socially on, we introverts need to turn off and recharge. ”

“Maybe come to think about it, that is the sign of an extrovert, in any event I have always from the earliest of ages found it difficult to wander into a restaurant on ”

“My dad is a big extrovert – he’s a doctor – but he always loved [William] Shakespeare and he took us to tons of theater.”

“Our culture made a virtue of living only as extroverts. We discouraged the inner journey, the quest for a center. So we lost our center and have to find it again.”

“Our lives are shaped as profoundly by personality as by gender or race. And the single most important aspect of personality … is where we fall on the introvert-extrovert spectrum.”

“Powerful people do not have good listening skills. They hate to listen. They succeed by getting good at faking it … If you’re an extrovert, you think while you’re talking. ”

“Some findings reveal extroverts as more adept at reading nonverbal cues, and attribute this to the extrovert’s greater interest and experience with social interactions. ”

“Some people are introverts and if they don’t have enough time for themselves, they don’t feel right. And extroverts don’t feel right with too much alone time. ”

“Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to.”

“That’s the beauty of backbends. Emotionally we can never be disturbed, for the emotional centre becomes an extrovert.”

“The ability to focus on a single task for an extended period is a talent that’s underappreciated – especially by extroverts, who continue to exercise an unhealthy hegemony over most workplaces.”

“The Australian form of self-respect, however rough-and-ready, heart-of-gold, come-and-take-pot-luck-with-us, and matily extrovert it is, essentially, genteel, ingrowing, self-pitying, vanilla-ice-cream hearted, its central fear a fear of intellect.”

“The folks who want to be left alone are the ones who actually get most of the work done, but they’re still mocked as drones or beavers or trolls. That’s bad enough, but now technology is helping the extroverts in their long twilight campaign against actually concentrating on anything.”

“The last introvert in a world of extroverts. Silence: my response to both emptiness and saturation. But silence frightens people. I had to learn how to talk. Out of politeness.”

“The people are immensely likable— cheerful, extrovert, quick-witted, and unfailingly obliging. Their cities are safe and clean and nearly always built on water. ”

“There are a lot of people out there who are exactly half extrovert and half introvert and they love to be extroverts as long as they have enough time to go off and figure it all out.”

“There is no such thing as a pure extrovert or a pure introvert. Such a man would be in the lunatic asylum.”

“There’s zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideas.”

“This is why being a helicopter pilot is so different from being an airplane pilot, and why in generality, airplane pilots are open, clear-eyed, buoyant extroverts, and helicopter pilots are brooding introspective anticipators of trouble. ”

“To one completely committed to this realm of becoming, as are the empiricists, the claim to apprehend verities is a sign of psychopathology.”

“We have this myth that extroverts are better salespeople. As a result, extroverts are more likely to enter sales; extroverts are more likely to get promoted in sales jobs.”

“When the excessively shy force themselves to be forward, they are frequently surprisingly unsubtle and overdirect and even rude.”

Is what everyone says about extroverts really true? From their outspoken social nature to their clingy nature, is their an extrovert you know.