Introvert Quotes Yes, I'm an introvert No, I'm not shy, I'm not stuck up. No, I'm not antisocial. I'm just listening. I'm just observing. I can't stand small talk. But I'll talk about life for hours. I'd rather be home with a close friend or two than among a crowd of acquaintances. Don't scold me in public. Don't embarrass me in public. Respect that I am reserved. And if I open myself up to you, know that means you're very special to me.