It’s like if you just landed on an alien planet populated by pugs and the locals have come out to greet you.
"Remember, it’s always better to be at the bottom of the ladder you want to climb than the top of the one you don’t. Happiness and success is all about spending your life in your own way. Always be yourself and walk your own path."
"Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to. Stay home on New Year’s Eve if that’s what makes you happy. Skip the committee meeting. Cross the street to avoid making aimless chitchat with random acquaintances. Read. Cook. Run. Write a story."
— Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking