The healthy Christian is not necessarily the extrovert, ebullient Christian, but the Christian who has a sense of God's presence stamped deep on his soul, who trembles at God's word, who lets it dwell in him richly by constant meditation upon it, and who tests and reforms his life daily in response to it.— J. I. Packer
Most Powerful Extroverts quotations
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. They know if something bad has not happened it is about to.
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.
I was introverted, shy. But if you win a lot you need to be extroverted, or they'll think you're arrogant.
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.
The writing is therapeutic for me, it's an introverted process, I'm really inside my head. It's a really obsessive process. The live show, though, is the opposite. It's an extroverted process. It pushes me to connect with people, and so it pulls me out of my head and just pulls me out of myself.
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.
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'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.'
Being an extrovert isn't essential to evangelism--obedience and love are.
For introverts, to be alone with our thoughts is as restorative as sleeping, as nourishing as eating.
Being an extrovert isn't essential to evangelism - obedience and love are.
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.
I'm an introspective person. I'm not an extrovert.
I am a little extrovert.
They say that extroverts are unhappier than introverts and have to compensate for this by constantly proving to themselves how happy and contented and at ease with life they are.
You use words like 'introvert' and 'extrovert,' various traits of a personality.
A lot of that stuff, we used in drama school, and that was kind of interesting, to realize my teachers sort of ripped off a lot of Jung. And how much of it is part of our society now, these phrases, introvert and extrovert, where it actually came from.
Introverts are capable of acting like extroverts for the sake of work they consider important, people they love, or anything they value highly.
In an extroverted society, the difference between an introvert and an extrovert is that an introvert is often unconsciously deemed guilty until proven innocent.
I'm continually amazed by how many people who appear to be extroverts are actually introverts.
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.
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.
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.
Storyboarding is what I call an "idea landscape" - one that can help unleash creativity, improve communication, and identify practical solutions to complex problems. The beauty of storyboarding is that ideas from an entire team are harnessed, not just those from the extroverts or vocal members.
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.
Introverts keep their best stuff inside—that is, until it is ready.
And this drives extroverts crazy! The explanation for the introvert’s behavior—and there must be an explanation for this behavior, say the extroverts—is that he or she is antisocial, out of touch, or simply a snob.
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.
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 own.
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.
If a weaker baboon be attacked by a stronger baboon the weaker baboon will either (a) present his hrump fanny I believe is the word, gentlemen, heh heh for passive intercourse or (b) if he is a different type baboon more extrovert and well-adjusted, lead an attack on an even weaker baboon if he can find one.
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.
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.
Extroverts never understand introverts, and it was like that in school days.
Introverts living under the Extroversion Ideal are like women in a man's world, discounted because of a trait that goes to the core of who they are.
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. But if you look at the correlation between extroversion and actual sales performance - that is, how many times the cash register actually rings - the correlation's almost zero.