social Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about social
  1. #1
    “He is social, but not in large groups. ‘I don’t go readily to cocktail parties, where people just come together and talk. I don’t tend to like that kind of thing. I’d rather sit down with somebody and find a mutual topic of interest, and explore it in depth with that person, or maybe two or three people. Not a conversation that says how do you feel.‘”
  2. #2
    “The most exhausting thing in life, I have discovered, is being insincere. That is why so much of social life is exhausting; one is wearing a mask. I have shed my mask.”
  3. #3
    “Ivan Ilych was...a capable, cheerful, good-natured, and sociable man, though strict in the fulfillment of what he considered to be his duty: and he considered his duty to be what was so considered by those in authority.”
  4. #4
    “The pleasures connected with his work were pleasures of ambition; his social pleasures were those of vanity; but Ivan Ilych’s greatest pleasure was playing bridge.”
  5. #5
    ″ In a culture of domination everyone is socialized to see violence as an acceptable means of social control. ”
  6. #6
    “I wasn’t popular but I wasn’t an outcast. I was everywhere with everybody, and at the same time I was all by myself.”
  7. #7
    “The Big Five Inventory:
    Extraversion. Are you sociable or retiring? Fun-loving or reserved?
    Agreeableness. Are you trusting or suspicious? Helpful or uncooperative?
    Conscientiousness. Are you organized or disorganized? Self-disciplined or weak-willed?
    Emotional stability. Are you worried or calm? Insecure or secure?
    Openness to new experiences. Are you imaginative or down to earth? Independent or conforming?”
  8. #8
    “It was about the least fun social situation imaginable. If terrorists had burst into the room and tried to suffocate us in hummus, it would have been an improvement.”
  9. #9
    “One thing I’ve learned about people is that the easiest way to get them to like you is to shut up and let them do the talking.”
  10. #10
    “It isn’t the American white man who is a racist, but it’s the American political, economic and social atmosphere that automatically nourishes a racist psychology in the white man.”