[Introverts,] the world needs you and it needs the things you carry. So I wish you the best of all possible journeys and the courage to speak softly.

Susan Cain

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“The Power of Introverts.” TEDMED2012. Feb. 2012. Conference Presentation.

Source: "The Power of Introverts." TEDMED2012. Feb. 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote by former corporate lawyer and self-described introvert Susan Cain is from Cain's 2012 TED Talk on why we should celebrate introverts. The quote reassures introverts -- shy, inwardly directed individuals -- that they have valuable gifts to share, despite getting the opposite message from society. She is also encouraging her fellow introverts to express themselves and share these gifts with the world. Watch the full TED Talk here: Susan Cain - The Power of Introverts