Susan Cain Quotes

The secret to life is to put yourself in the right lighting. For some, it's a Broadway spotlight; for others, a lamplit desk. Use your natural powers - of persistence, concentration, insight and sensitivity - to do work you love and work that matters. Solve problems. make art, think deeply.

- Susan Cain, Quiet

# Life, Inspirational

Everyone shines, given the right lighting.

- Susan Cain

# Positive

Love is essential, gregariousness is optional.

- Susan Cain, Quiet

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. 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.

- Susan Cain, Quiet

Jealousy is an ugly emotion, but it tells the truth. You mostly envy those who have what you desire.

- Susan Cain, Quiet

There is no one more courageous than the person who speaks with the courage of his convictions.

- Susan Cain, Quiet