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INTJ type

personality types

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Is the glass half full or half empty? Yes, that glass will be the flivvium container.

Prayer Lord, keep me open to others' ideas, wrong though they may be.

Animal personality Snake

Insidious, clever, and pragmatic, you never know if the INTJ snake is dangerous or not.

Cat personality "The Limit-Setter"

If you have to be around, fine, but he'd prefer that you just showed up once a week to drop off a case of canned food. If you stay home sick, he'll glare at you, since after all it's his scheduled day to have the house to himself.

Collective noun An argument of INTJ's

Percentage of total population 1%

Interesting facts

  • Perform very well in college.
  • Have long-reaching visions.
  • Value achievement highly.
  • Always make contingency plans.
  • In education, commonly found at the college and university level.
  • Look to always maximize efficiency.
  • Highly independent.

Common careers

  • designer
  • environmental planner
  • artist
  • genetics
  • inventor
  • business analyst
  • consultant
  • strategic planner
  • researcher
  • lawyer

Famous INTJs

  • Isaac Newton
  • Stephen Hawking
  • Allan Greenspan
  • Niels Bohr/li>

Quotes by famous INTJs:

  • "I was like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me." - Isaac Newton
  • "It is no good getting furious if you get stuck. What I do is keep thinking about the problem but work on something else. Sometimes it is years before I see the way forward. In the case of information loss and black holes, it was 29 years." - Stephen Hawking
  • "We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special." - Stephen Hawking
  • "To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education - literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills." - Alan Greenspan
  • "Einstein, stop telling God what to do!"
  • "Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it." - Niels Bohr

Hobbies and recreation

  • reading
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • solving puzzles
  • lifelong learning
  • playing Nintendo
  • playing chess
  • swimming
  • kayaking
  • running

All 16 types

Your type is a combination of four preferences. Each preference was made by choosing between 2 letters in a dichotomy. The four dichotomies are:


Defines where you direct your energy. Extroversion indicates outwards towards the world, and Introversion indicates a tendency inwards towards your thoughts and ideas.


Defines how you process information. Do you prefer to process information through your five senses (Sensing) or do you prefer to trust your hunches and read between the lines? (iNtuition)


Defines how you make decisions. Do you prefer logical analysis (Thinking), or contemplating about how each option affects people? (Feeling)


Defines how you order your life. Do you prefer making plans and keeping to schedules (Judging), or do you usually keep things open? (Perceiving)

There are 16 types in total. Now that you know your type, check out your type description by following the appropriate link below!

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