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Famous Quotes on Socializing and Well-Being

Motivational Quotes on Relationships and Well-Being

by Whitney Hopler, Communications Manager

Positive, meaningful relationships with other people are vital to our well-being. Interacting with others and building social support boosts well-being significantly, according to research. Enjoy these famous motivational quotes on socializing and well-being:

“Well-being cannot exist just in your own head. Well-being is a combination of feeling good as well as actually having meaning, good relationships and accomplishment.” – Martin Seligman

“Social support is everything” – Jordan Knight

“Socializing is more positive than being alone; that’s why meetings are so popular. People don’t like being alone. That would be, however, an important skill to learn…” – Mihaly Csikszentmihaly

“The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.” – Carl Jung

“We can improve our relationships with others by leaps and bounds if we become encouragers instead of critics.” – Joyce Meyer

“It’s all about being a part of something in the community, socializing with people who share interests and coming together to help improve the world we live in.” – Zach Braff

“Social support tends to alleviate the effects of stress.” – J.B. Cohen

“Socializing on the internet is to socializing what reality TV is to reality.” – Aaron Sorkin

“I just want to create, and socializing is part of the experience.” – Waris Ahluwalia

“A true community is not just about being geographically close to someone or part of the same social web network. It’s about feeling connected and responsible for what happens. Humanity is our ultimate community, and everyone plays a crucial role.” – Yehuda Berg

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” – Anais Nin

“Great conversations always spark in a genuine interest to recognize and know the other person’s story and, therefore, recognizing and understanding and celebrating their humanity.” – Janet Mock

“When you’re warm and approachable, you don’t have to go up and talk non-stop to someone in a social situation. You just have to be open to the conversations you’re already having – and warm and receptive to the people you’re meeting.” – Karen Salmansohn

“Encourage, lift and strengthen one another. For the positive energy spread to one will be felt by us all. For we are connected, one and all.” –  Deborah Day

“People may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Carl W. Buechner

“People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.” – Joseph F. Newton Men

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” – Audrey Hepburn

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” – Dale Carnegie

“Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.”
– Andre Breton

“Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings.” – Miles Franklin

“What love we’ve given, we’ll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.” – Leo Buscaglia

“Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Intimacy is the capacity to be rather weird with someone – and finding that that’s okay with them.” – Alain de Botton

“It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust

“We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.”-Diogenes

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” – Bryant H. McGill

“If you make listening and observation your occupation, you will gain much more than you can by talk.” – Robert Baden-Powell

“The art of conversation lies in listening.” – Malcom Forbes

“Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.”- Karl A. Menniger

“Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.” – Bernard Baruch

“Listening is being able to be changed by the other person.” – Alan Alda

“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” – Stephen R. Covey

“Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk.” – Doug Larson