Last Updated on November 19, 2023

Do you ever feel like the best moments happen when it’s just you and your thoughts? I sure do! That’s why I’ve put together a collection of 90 antisocial quotes all about embracing your introverted side.

Remember, it’s perfectly okay to enjoy your own company, and these quotes will help you celebrate the strength and beauty of being introverted in a world that sometimes feels a bit too loud.

So, grab a cozy spot, and let’s celebrate the awesome power of being true to your introverted self!

Short Antisocial Quotes

  1. “I enjoy my own company more than most people’s.”
  2. “I restore myself when I’m alone.” – Marilyn Monroe
  3. “I need to be alone for certain periods of time or I violate my own rhythm.” – Lee Krasner
  4. “Alone is where I find my strength.”
  5. “Silence is more musical than any song.” – Christina Rosetti
  6. If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company.” – Jean-Paul Sartre
  7. “A high degree of intellect tends to make a man unsocial.” – Arthur Schopenhauer
  8. “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” –  John Burroughs
  9. “I don’t think I’m antisocial. I just like to be alone.” – Gin Getz
  10. “Writing is an antisocial act.” – Martha Grimes
  11. “I’m happiest when I’m alone. I’m most comfortable when I’m alone.” – Patti Smith
  12. “My best friend is the one who brings out the best in me.” – Henry Ford
  13. “Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.” – Francis Bacon
  14. “There is no innovation and creativity without solitude.” – Susan Cain
  15. “The best thinking has been done in solitude.” – Thomas Edison
  16. “I’m not antisocial. I’m selectively social.”
  17. “I don’t want to be alone. I want to be left alone.” – Audrey Hepburn
  18. “I am rarely bored alone; I am often bored in groups and crowds.” – Laurie Helgoe
  19. “I’m not anti-social, I’m pro-solitude.” – Beth Buelow
  20. “I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

Best Antisocial Quotes

  1. “Don’t underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear.” – A. A. Milne
  2. “My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude.” – Warsan Shire
  3. “I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.” – Oscar Wilde
  4. “My imagination functions much better when I don’t have to speak to people.” – Patricia Highsmith
  5. “I find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of the time. To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating.” – Henry David Thoreau
  6. “I’m very picky with whom I give my energy to. I prefer to reserve my time, intensity, and spirit exclusively to those who reflect sincerity.” – Dau Voire
  7. “I like people but I like them in short bursts. I don’t like people for extended periods of time.” – Robin Williams
  8. “Sometimes you need to sit lonely on the floor in a quiet room in order to hear your own voice and not let it drown in the noise of others.” – Charlotte Eriksson
  9. “The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.” – Aldous Huxley
  10. “I like being alone. I have control over my own shit. Therefore, in order to win me over, your presence has to feel better than my solitude. You’re not competing with another person, you’re competing with my comfort zones.” – Horacio Jones
  11. “I don’t need a certain number of friends. Just a number of friends I can be certain of.”
  12. “I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.” – Henry David Thoreau
  13. “The best part about being alone is that you really don’t have to answer to anybody. You do what you want.” – Justin Timberlake
  14. “I don’t hate people. I just feel better when they aren’t around.” – Charles Bukowski
  15. “I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.” – Henry David Thoreau
  16. “Nobody adopts antisocial behaviour unless they fear that they will fail if they remain on the social side of life.” – Alfred Adler
  17. “I have to be alone very often. I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment.” – Audrey Hepburn
  18. “I don’t need a certain number of friends, just a number of friends I can be certain of.” 
  19. “I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.” – Albert Einstein
  20. “I’m an introvert… I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs, and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky.” – Audrey Hepburn

Being Antisocial Quotes

  1. “I’m perfectly fine with being alone; it’s other people that bother me.”
  2. “The trouble is not really in being alone; it’s being lonely. One can be lonely in the midst of a crowd, don’t you think?” – Christine Feehan
  3. “I don’t need a crowd to feel complete.” 
  4. “It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  5. “I’d rather be an introvert than be drained by fake interactions.”
  6. “I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” – Henry David Thoreau
  7. “I like people but I need to be alone. I’ll go out and meet people but it’s not hard to get me to disappear for a week.” – Cat Power
  8. “Quality solitude beats shallow company any day.” 
  9. “Humans are naturally social; civilization causes us to be antisocial.” – Kirk D. Sinclair
  10. “Many people believe that introversion is about being antisocial, and that’s really a misperception. Because actually it’s just that introverts are differently social. So they would prefer to have a glass of wine with a close friend as opposed to going to a loud party full of strangers.” – Susan Cain
  11. “The less I socialize, the more I realize the value of solitude.” 
  12. “Solitude is the soil in which genius is planted, creativity grows, and legends bloom; faith in oneself is the rain that cultivates a hero to endure the storm, and bare the genesis of a new world, a new forest.” – Mike Norton
  13. “I am never alone wherever I am. The air itself supplies me with a century of love. When I breathe in, I am breathing in the laughter, tears, victories, passions, thoughts, memories, existence, joys, moments, and the hues of the sunlight on many tones of skin; I am breathing in the same air that was exhaled by many before me. The air that bore them life. And so, how can I ever say that I am alone?” – C. JoyBell C.
  14. “I’m not avoiding people, I’m finding myself.” 
  15. “I don’t know, maybe I just wanted to be alone. Maybe I just didn’t want to be social because antisocial people have a whole lot less to lose.” – Chris Bohjalian
  16. “Being alone for a while is dangerous. It’s addicting. Once you see how peaceful it is, you don’t want to deal with people.” – Tom Hardy
  17. “I’d rather be alone than surrounded by fake people.”
  18. “There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, there is a rapture on the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.” – Lord Byron
  19. “Being alone is not a weakness; it’s a strength.”
  20. In a society as broken as ours, “antisocial” behavior is the only behavior worth defending. – Lauren McLaughlin

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Funny Antisocial Quotes

  1. “I’m not antisocial, I’m just pro-solitude.”
  2. “I’m not avoiding people, I’m just practicing social distancing all the time.”
  3. “My favorite social activity is avoiding social activities.”
  4. “I’m not shy, I’m just allergic to small talk.”
  5. “I’m not antisocial, I’m selectively social. Very selective.”
  6. “I avoid crowds because I’m allergic to human interaction.”
  7. “I’m not antisocial, I’m anti-being-socially-obligated.”
  8. “Introverts unite! Separately… in our own homes.”
  9. “I’m not antisocial. I’m just not social.” – Woody Allen
  10. “I’m not antisocial, I’m pro-nap.”
  11. “I’m not avoiding people, I’m just on a long-term social cleanse.”
  12. “Socializing? More like soul-draining.”
  13. “I’m not antisocial, I’m just allergic to fake smiles and forced conversations.”
  14. “I’m not antisocial, I’m anti-forced-socializing.”
  15. “I’m not antisocial, I’m just socially selective. Like a high-end cheese.”
  16. “Small talk gives me big headaches.”
  17. “I’m not antisocial, I’m just pro-Netflix-and-chill-alone.”
  18. “I’m not avoiding gatherings, I’m providing an opportunity for extroverts to shine.”
  19. “I’m not antisocial, I’m just on a permanent mute in the social symphony.”
  20. “I’m not antisocial, I’m just allergic to drama and small talk is its cousin.”

I’m Antisocial Quotes

  1. “I’m antisocial because small talk exhausts me more than a day’s work.”
  2. “I probably have fundamentally antisocial tendencies. I never took one extracurricular activity. I just failed utterly at that level. Part of me still rebels against that.” – Maya Lin
  3. “I’m antisocial, not because I dislike people, but because I find socializing utterly draining.”
  4. “I’m antisocial, they say. I don’t mix. It’s so strange. I’m very social indeed. It all depends on what you mean by social, doesn’t it?” – Ray Bradbury
  5. “I’m antisocial, but it’s not personal. I just value my solitude fiercely.”
  6. “I’m antisocial, not because I hate people, but because social situations often leave me feeling disconnected.”
  7. “I’m on the benevolent side of antisocial. I don’t mind people, but I’d prefer not to have a lot of them around.” – Jessica Bird
  8. “For introverts, to be alone with our thoughts is as restorative as sleeping, as nourishing as eating.” – Jonathan Rauch
  9. “I’m antisocial because I find peace in my own company rather than in a crowd.”
  10. “You could call me antisocial, I’ve called myself that sometimes too, but I just prefer to be alone, and that’s nothing against you.” – Dawud Wharnsby Ali

Final Thoughts

There you have it—90 antisocial quotes to celebrate the strength and beauty of embracing solitude. Remember, being antisocial isn’t about isolation; it’s about finding solace and strength in your own company.

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