Best Quotes About Introspective

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. -Margaret Mead

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. -Eudora Welty

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. -Al Oerter

Usually, when I do a soundtrack, the music from the movie doesn't have anything to do with me personally. It's music to enhance to the film. My own stuff is more introspective and about what's on going in my head. -Stanley Clarke

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. -Rosie Perez

I'm an introspective person. I'm not an extrovert. -John Thaw

I am not very introspective. -Pierre Salinger

But generally speaking, I tend to be quiet and introspective. -Rowan Atkinson

I just turned 30 so I got really introspective as you do, questioning my life. And when I stopped and sort of looked back at the past decade, I realized I had done more work than I thought I had done. -Sheryl Lee

They lyrical content has grown more introspective and less abstract. I don't know if that's good or bad… Sometimes it feels a little raw to be putting so much of myself out there. -Mark Edwards

As a person… I'm a little more doubtful, introspective and analytical. -Russell Brand

I'm an introspective dude. -Dave Chappelle

I'm a Gemini and I have a lot of different moods. Sometimes I'm very serious and introspective and pensive, but other times I'm completely goofy and girlie. So, I like my songs to cover all my moods. -Jewel

There are different kinds of humor, some is sarcastic, some introspective. Introspective fit my personality better. -Rita Rudner

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. -Jane Goodall

The films that I do are deep, introspective, brooding roles that you're in this heavy headspace all the time. -Vin Diesel

I've always been pretty serious and introspective. -Donny Most

I'm a very analytical person, a somewhat introspective person; that's the nature of the work I do. -Joni Mitchell

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. -Ellen Barkin

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. -Peter Dinklage

Apparently I'm introspective… levelheaded… but at the same time, absolutely insane. -Ellie Goulding

I think I've written 40 books, and none of them have been heavy on action. I'm an introspective person. -Lois Lowry

My heroes and heroines are often unlikely people who are dragged into situations without meaning to become involved, or people with a past that has never quite left them. They are often isolated, introspective people, often confrontational or anarchic in some way, often damaged or secretly unhappy or incomplete. -Joanne Harris

Once you're done being president, you tend to want to defend your record more than plumb your inner feelings. I find it hard to imagine Obama going home at night and writing sensitive, introspective journal entries about his meeting with John Boehner. -Gail Collins

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. -Joshua Waitzkin

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. -Joshua Waitzkin

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. -Katee Sackhoff

I have made plenty of mistakes. The key to life is to learn from them. I have been a little too introspective, but I think that stemmed from insecurity or shyness. I took a long time to grow up. -Richard Gere

There's always the cliche of the choir shouting and clapping. OK, you have to do that, but there's also introspective parts, parts where you just follow someone that's preaching. There's lots of different emotions and moods that a service requires. -Wynton Marsalis

My goats are not contemplative, accepting, or introspective. They are the Greek chorus of my farm, sometimes of my life. They watch me closely and remind me that I am foolish. -Jon Katz

The traditional writer is a sensitive only child, asthmatic, who sits on the window seat watching the drops of rain slide down the pane, very introspective. I'm not inward-looking. I would never go to a shrink. I don't want to know what I'm thinking. I don't really like discussions in my family. It may be an avoidance thing. -Deborah Moggach

I'm very introspective, and I mostly don't talk to people. I get into a real quiet, meditative place. -Roseanne Barr

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. -Mike Birbiglia

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. -Tom Ford

I'm not harmful, just introspective. You can probably think I'm weird, but it's not harmful weird. -Henry Rollins

Filmmaking is incredible introspective. It forces you to sort of examine yourself in new ways. -Drew Goddard

I was a very, I think, lonely kid, very introspective. I felt very much at odds with my environment and my culture… Probably a genetic flaw. I can't really explain it. -Maxine Kumin

I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad. -Sylvia Plath

I don't like talking about myself. I don't like talking about these introspective things. -George Allen

I was always a relatively quiet and introspective kid. -Charles M. Blow

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. -Ariel Pink

Many science fiction writers are literary autodidacts who focus on the genre primarily as a literature of ideas rather than as a pure art form or a tool for the introspective examination of the human condition. I'm not entirely at ease with that self-description. -Charles Stross

Become slower in your journey through life. Practice yoga and meditation if you suffer from 'hurry sickness.' Become more introspective by visiting quiet places such as churches, museums, mountains and lakes. Give yourself permission to read at least one novel a month for pleasure. -Wayne Dyer

I'm a lot more introspective than one would believe. -Tasha Smith

I remember the first time I ever showed my parents a song that I had written. The content may have been a little darker than they were used to, or really introspective in a way that may have been uncomfortable. I thought they'd retaliate with some kind of judgment or concern about whether I was feeling all right, but they were proud of it. -Tyler Joseph

I'm an introspective guy when there's money in it. -Tommy Lee Jones

It seems like the reason that I miss the science fiction from the late '70s and '80s is that at that period, they really were doing interesting, introspective human stories that just happened to take place in science fiction settings. -Duncan Jones

Mainstream pop is a bit more introspective and emotional now, like how Adele's 'Someone Like You' is everyone's favorite song, and it's so heartbreaking. -Romy Madley Croft

I fantasised about becoming an author and wrote my first book at 18 – an introspective novel set in the 1920s. -Talulah Riley

Showing 'Get Out' to a room full of strangers and having them react lets them be introspective and see the way certain images affect other people. -Allison Williams

I'm very involved in church and social-justice issues, and my personality is far more introspective. -Tituss Burgess

It is Proust's implacable honesty, his reluctance to cut corners or to articulate what might have been good enough or credible enough in any other writer that make him the introspective genius he is. -Andre Aciman

I listen to the Avett Brothers all the time. I find their music interesting and introspective. -Ben Falcone

I'm a big believer in small, dark, cozy bedrooms. I would describe myself as introspective – I feel things first, and then I think them through – and I need the enveloping comfort of a little squirrel's nest when I have to retreat from the world to recharge. -Michael Bastian

I'm very inquisitive. I love hanging around people who can teach me. I ask a lot of questions. And I'm very introspective and self-critical. -Daniel Lubetzky

It's very important for people to know what gives them meaning. But it's hard for people to figure out if you're not connecting with yourself and taking the time to just be introspective and daydream. -Daniel Lubetzky

A writer can be subjective, even digressive, or introspective and certainly judgmental. This is a simplification, of course, but as a general rule, it holds true. -Amitava Kumar

I definitely am more observational of the people around me and how they interact and less introspective about myself. -Kyle Mooney

I read about eastern philosophy and religion and existentialism. All that introspective thinking got me thinking about the great beyond. That turned my sights from inwards to outwards, and I started becoming interested in the makeup of the universe, and I started reading about astronomy, planets, and galaxies. -Carolyn Porco

I think what makes me different is that… I am comfortable with expressing my vulnerability. I think designers often want to just put the loveable ideas out there. Ones that are imaginative but not very introspective. It is more rare for a designer to explore his or her disappointments and moments of disillusion and doubt. -Marcel Wanders

I always saw myself as this quiet, introspective, thoughtful person. -Maggie Rogers

Racial bias does exist, and until we can all admit its existence and become introspective as to whether our own personal biases are impacting how we deal with others, there will be no change. -Sunny Hostin

I'm a very introspective individual. -Velveteen Dream

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