Quotes from Quiet

by Susan Cain (Purchase on Amazon)

A selection of quotes from this book:

Introverts function better than extroverts when sleep deprived.
Some people wish to fit harmoniously into the group, and others to be independent of it.
Introverts are much better at making a plan, staying with a plan, being very disciplined.
Extroverts are better than introverts at handling information overload. Introverts' reflectiveness uses up a lot of cognitive capacity.
Work alone. You're going to be best able to design revolutionary products and features if you're working on your own.
Pay attention to what you envy. Jealousy is an ugly emotion, but it tells the truth. You mostly envy those who have what you desire.
High-reactive introverts sweat more.
Set up your work, your hobbies, and your social life so that you spend as much time inside your sweet spot as possible.
Extroversion is less prevalent in Asia and Africa than in Europe and America, whose populations descend largely from the migrants of the world.
Introverts seem to be better than extroverts at delaying gratification.

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