Are you looking for the best INFJ quotes on the web? Here is the list of 101 best empowering INFJ quotes by famous INFJs around the world.

INFJ personality is the rarest of all the 16 Myers-Briggs® personality types, and INFJs account for nearly 1% of the total world’s population.

And since INFJs are so limited in numbers, they find it challenging to relate themselves with others. INFJs have a specific set of traits, quirks, passions, and insights that set them unique from the rest of the world. Therefore, INFJs have a deep longing to be understood for who they are.

Time and again, INFJs have contributed a great deal to the welfare and betterment of the world in different capacities. Unfortunately, a lot of us don’t know that they belonged to the INFJ personality type.

If you’re an INFJ, reading these quotes will comfort you as you’ll be able to familiarize yourself with their deep thoughts, insights, and the hidden feelings behind their words. You will gain a lot of wisdom from their life experiences, and it will genuinely inspire you to live your life to the fullest potential.

These quotes synopsize the life experiences of courageous men and women who took a stand for themselves and others to serve the world, and as a result, they got success, fame, and recognition later.

Here are the 101 Best Empowering INFJ quotes handpicked by me from 21 Eminent INFJs who have contributed to the world in various roles over the centuries and decades.

Marcus Aurelius INFJ Quotes

Marcus Aurelius

❝The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.❞

Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.❞

❝You have power over your mind — not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.❞

Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.❞

Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last.❞

Lao Tzu INFJ Quotes

Statue of Lao Tzu at the Foot of Mount Qingyuan

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.❞

❝The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.❞

❝A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live.❞

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.❞

❝A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.❞

Plato INFJ Quotes


❝The beginning is the most important part of the work.❞

Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.❞

Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.❞

People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die.❞

Excellence is not a gift, but a skill that takes practice. We do not act ‘rightly’ because we are ‘excellent, in fact, we achieve ‘excellence’ by acting ‘rightly.’❞

Leo Tolstoy INFJ Quotes

Leo Tolstoy

Without knowing what I am and why I am here, life is impossible.❞

❝The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.❞

❝The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.❞

True life is lived when tiny changes occur.❞

Each person’s task in life is to become an increasingly better person.❞

Carl Gustav Jung INFJ Quotes

Carl Gustav Jung

❝A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them. As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being. Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.❞

❝Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.❞

❝Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darkness of other people.❞

❝Thinking is difficult, that’s why most people judge.❞

❝I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.❞

C.S. Lewis INFJ Quotes

Clive Staples Lewis

Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching.❞

❝If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.❞

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.❞

Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also harder to bear.❞

Thirty was so strange for me. I’ve really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.❞

C.S. Lewis In a Field

Don’t let your happiness depend on something you may lose.❞

Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success.❞

❝The door on which we have been knocking all our lives will open at last.❞

True humility is more like self-forgetfulness than false modesty.❞

Fyodor Dostoevsky INFJ Quotes

Fyodor Dostoevsky

❝The greatest happiness is to know the source of unhappiness.❞

❝Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.❞

❝One can know a man from his laugh, and if you like a man’s laugh before you know anything of him, you may confidently say that he is a good man.❞

❝The soul is healed by being with children.❞

❝” I have seen the truth; I have seen and I know that people can be beautiful and happy. … I will not and cannot believe that evil is the normal condition of mankind.”.❞

Agatha Christie INFJ Quotes

Agatha Christie

❝One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.❞

❝The truth, however ugly in itself, is always curious and beautiful to seekers after it.❞

❝It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.❞

Crime is terribly revealing. Try and vary your methods as you will, your tastes, your habits, your attitude of mind, and your soul is revealed by your actions.❞

Agatha Christie typing at her home, Greenway House, Devon, January 1946.

❝The best time to plan a book is while you’re doing the dishes.❞

Dogs are wise. They crawl away into a quiet corner and lick their wounds and do not rejoin the world until they are whole once more.❞

❝Very few of us are what we seem.❞

❝Too much mercy… often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second.❞

I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all, I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.❞

Eleanor Roosevelt INFJ Quotes

Eleanor Roosevelt

❝The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.❞

❝No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.❞

❝It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.❞

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.❞

❝You must do the things you think you can do.❞

Florence Nightingale INFJ Quotes

Florence Nightingale

Women have no sympathy and my experience of women is almost as large as Europe.❞

❝A hundred struggle and drown in the breakers. One discovers the new world. But rather, ten times rather, die in the surf, heralding the way to that new world, than stand idly on the shore.❞

❝The world is put back by the death of every one who has to sacrifice the development of his or her peculiar gifts to conventionality.❞

❝Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better.❞

❝I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse.❞

Nelson Mandela INFJ Quotes

Nelson Mandela

❝To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.❞

❝Let there be work, bread, water, and salt for all.❞

Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.❞

❝A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.❞

❝When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.❞

❝It always seems impossible until it’s done.❞

Maya Angelou INFJ Quotes

Maya Angelou

❝When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.❞

❝You may shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me with your hatefulness, But Still like air, I’ll rise. ❞

❝There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.❞

❝My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.❞

❝You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.❞

If you’re always trying to be normal you will never know how amazing you can be.❞

Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.❞

Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.❞

J. K. Rowling INFJ Quotes

J. K. Rowling

❝What’s coming will come and we’ll just have to meet it when it does.❞

❝We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already: we have the power to imagine better.❞

❝Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.❞

You control your own life. Your own will is extremely powerful.❞

Failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than what I was, and began to direct all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me. Had I really succeeded at anything else, I might never have found the determination to succeed in the one arena I believed I truly belonged.❞

Simon Sinek INFJ Quotes

Simon Sinek

❝We are not victims of our situation. We are the architects of it.❞

❝You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.❞

Innovators are the ones whose dreams are clearer than the reality that tells them they’re crazy.❞

❝No matter when or where, always bring your ‘A’ game, because you never know when it will open doors for you.❞

Dream big. Start small. But most of all, start.❞

Anaïs Nin INFJ Quotes

Anaïs Nin

❝My mission, should I choose to accept it, is to find peace with exactly who and what I am. To take pride in my thoughts, my appearance, my talents, my flaws and to stop this incessant worrying that I can’t be loved as I am.❞

❝And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.❞

❝We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.❞

❝I don’t really want to become normal, average, standard. I want merely to gain in strength, in the courage to live out my life more fully, enjoy more, experience more. I want to develop even more original and more unconventional traits.❞

Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes one feel as you might when a drowning man holds unto you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.❞

Whenever you do something that is not aligned with the yearning or your soul—you create suffering.❞

❝We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.❞

Jane Goodall INFJ Quotes

Jane Goodall

❝My mother always taught us that if people don’t agree with you, the important thing is to listen to them. But if you’ve listened to them carefully and you still think that you’re right, then you must have the courage of your convictions.❞

❝The greatest danger to our future is apathy.❞

Adrien Brody INFJ Quotes

Adrien Brody

❝A little bit of attention and kindness can totally change a whole life, and a lack of that can do the same.❞

My dad told me, ‘It takes fifteen years to be an overnight success‘, and it took me seventeen and a half years.❞

Al Pacino INFJ Quotes

Al Pacino

❝My first language was shy. It’s only by having been thrust into the limelight that I have learned to cope with my shyness.❞

Me, I always tell the truth. Even when I lie.❞

George Harrison INFJ Quotes

George Harrison

❝When the truth get’s buried deep beneath a thousand years of sleep, time demands a turnaround. And once again the truth is found.❞

❝With our love, we could save the world.❞

Jennifer Connelly INFJ Quotes

Jennifer Connelly

❝I had enough time being single to know I have no regrets about being married!.❞

When it’s good it’s great, it’s really great.❞

Rooney Mara INFJ Quotes

Rooney Mara

❝I can understand wanting to be invisible and mistrusting people and wanting to understand everything before you engage with the world.❞

❝If the character should be nude in the scene and it makes sense and I trust the person making the film then I don’t see a problem with it. I certainly don’t want to be involved in anything that is gratuitous, but I don’t think the human body is something to be ashamed of. Every other person on the planet has the same parts as I do.❞

If you’ve come this far and read through all of the above 101 INFJ quotes, I hope, a lot of it resonates with you if you belong to the rarest MBTI personality type.

I hope you got a deeper glimpse of what an INFJ personality type looks like from the inside.

I want to seriously thank all of the INFJs who have struggled hard to follow their purpose and create an identity for themselves in a world that considers them to be an outsider.

Now the need of the hour for all of the INFJs is to awaken themselves, rekindle their spirits and work for the very cause they came on the earth.

We all have to die one day, but I want to see you doing something purposeful in this lifetime so that probably your name gets displayed some decades down the future in the list of the best quotes by extraordinary men and women.

Remember we as INFJs are born extraordinary. And the sole purpose of writing this whole post is to remind you that it is indeed.

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Anand Choudhury
Anand Choudhury

Author of 'The Unstoppable INFJ' (Available on Amazon), Jungian Analyst, a musical artist, and an INFJ dreamer set on a mission to help you live a life of meaning and purpose by finding your true self.