Introspection Quotes

Introspection Quotes
Don’t you just love that word?  Introspection.  Hopefully you’ll love these quotes too.


Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection. -Lawrence Durrell

The philosophy of the wisest man that ever existed, is mainly derived from the act of introspection. -William Godwin

A man, who realizes the potential of his mind by means of introspection and contemplation, he does not lack self-confidence.  He has control over his mind and he is able to realize it’s full potential. -Sam Veda

Anybody desirous of success should spend some time in introspection and contemplation. -Sam Veda

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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

One could argue that most of the trouble in the world is caused by introspection. -Nick Hornby

One receives as reward for much ennui, despondency, boredom — such as a solitude without friends, books, duties, passions must bring with it — those quarter-hours of profoundest contemplation within oneself and nature. He who completely entrenches himself against boredom also entrenches himself against himself: he will never get to drink the strongest refreshing draught from his own innermost fountain. -Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

But if these years have taught be anything it is this: you can never run away. Not ever. The only way out is in. -Junot Diaz

Who looks outside, dreams.  Who looks inside, awakens. -Carl Gustav Jung

The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts, and dwell a hermit anywhere. -James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)

An accusing heart couldn’t see her own sins. -Toba Beta

The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts, and dwell a hermit anywhere. -James Russell Lowell

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  1. The idea of “intropection quotes” is great! I don’t have one to add. I love any kind of inspirational quotes and thanks for letting me know about your site.