"Home is not where you were born. Home is where all your attempts to escape cease."
- Naguib Mahfouz

"Solitude matters, and for some people, it's the air they breathe."

- Susan Cain

"Don't think of introversion as something that needs to be cured."

— Susan Cain (Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking)

"...I also believe that introversion is my greatest strength. I have such a strong inner life that I’m never bored and only occasionally lonely. No matter what mayhem is happening around me, I know I can always turn inward."

- Susan Cain