Gregarious Quotes

Gregarious Quotes by J. B. Pritzker, Mamie Gummer, Thomas Mann, America Ferrera, Rebecca Goldstein, Stella Benson and many others.

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My father was a very gregarious, very open guy. So every weekend, the house was full of people.
J. B. Pritzker
I was an optimistic person, really bossy, gregarious and outspoken.
Mamie Gummer
A solitary, unused to speaking of what he sees and feels, has mental experiences which are at once more intense and less articulate than those of a gregarious man.
Thomas Mann
I was an open, smiley and gregarious child. I could make friends in 30 seconds wherever I went.
America Ferrera
Plato conceived of philosophy as necessarily gregarious rather than solitary. The exposure of presumptions is best done in company, the more argumentative the better.
Rebecca Goldstein
Islands are gregarious animals, they decorate the ocean in conveys.
Stella Benson
A crowd of grade-three thinkers, all shouting the same thing, all warming their hands at the fire of their own prejudices, will not thank you for pointing out the contradictions in their beliefs. Man is a gregarious animal, and enjoys agreement as cows will graze all the same way on the side of a hill.
William Golding
I wish I was a little more gregarious and outgoing
Dan Fogelberg
I’m perfectly gregarious, but I can also be really happy left to my own devices with nobody watching me or listening to me.
Lindsay Duncan
It’s not easy to strap yourself down to a desk and bash on a keyboard when you know you can direct lots of films, because directing films is fun and interactive and gregarious. Writing isn’t.
Guy Ritchie
I was never particularly gregarious. I was quite shy, closed in. It’s a classic isn’t it, your psychiatrist will tell you, that’s how I release it, through music.
David Gilmour
A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover. The social emotions it generates are equidistant from the philatelist’s solitary gloating and the football fan’s gregarious hysteria.
Clifton Fadiman
I’m quite a gregarious, outgoing person.
Tim Minchin
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
Aldous Huxley
I think that it is important to be gregarious, and that friendships are not just a leisure pursuit, that they are an integral part of what it is to be human, and one does better work if one has a circle of friends that is active.
Niall Ferguson
Men and women who are lonely create. Those who are gregarious rarely do… Any poet would rather bed with a girl than write a poem about her. All art is the result of frustration. Art is energy deflected from its normal course in action.
Burton Rascoe
Y’all drinking whiskey is probably a gregarious act. When you’re not an alcoholic it’s pretty fun to drink whiskey. But when you are it’s a very solo ritual. It’s not gregarious at all. But vice has always informed country music and all music.
Ketch Secor
I make friends easily. I’m a gregarious guy, I’m open, I’m easy to get to know – I don’t lock myself in an ivory tower. So I like people; I enjoy people.
Jerry Weintraub
My father was an individualist, and I took after him. At school, however, one is forced to be gregarious. I didn’t resent this, but I didn’t particularly enjoy it, and whenever I could, I withdrew into my own private world.
Christopher Robin Milne
I’ve often said there’s two kinds of actors. There’s a more gregarious type and the shy type.
Al Pacino
I am alternately very gregarious – very sociable – and then very solitary.
Fran Lebowitz
Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous – to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.
Thomas Mann
I think Punjabis have an inherent quality – of being gregarious and happy – and that makes for very good characters, and that’s the reason why every actor wants to play a Sardar.
Mukul Dev
A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover.
Clifton Fadiman
One needs to be gregarious and spontaneous to be a good anchor. I am working on that.
Soham Chakraborty
Directing is extrovert and gregarious; writing is isolating, introverted, and lonely.
David Farr
I’m not gregarious. I spend a lot of time in the parks when it is fine. I do know almost every blade of grass.
Dennis Skinner
My mother is brilliant but emotional and very much gregarious and connected to people. My father was brilliant but focused and driven and very narrow-casted.
Justin Trudeau
Solitude is out of fashion. Our companies, our schools and our culture are in thrall to an idea I call the New Groupthink, which holds that creativity and achievement come from an oddly gregarious place.
Susan Cain
I really liked playing [Wilson]. I started to really – I mean, I think the thing about him is he’s not really a curmudgeon, he’s very gregarious. And he’s a people person.
Woody Harrelson
You know, my mom, who inspired me to be a novelist, I remember her reading ‘The Agony and the Ecstasy,’ about Michelangelo, and saying, ‘No mother would want that for her child, no matter how great the artist.’ I have my share of demons, but I am a gregarious sort.
Scott Turow
The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself only in the midst of society.
Karl Marx
I wish I was a little more gregarious and outgoing.
Dan Fogelberg
My husband is so gregarious and open and funny and such a people person.
Jeremiah Brent
Man is a gregarious animal, and much more so in his mind than in his body. He may like to go alone for a walk, but he hates to stand alone in his opinions.
George Santayana
Everyone is vulnerable who is at once gifted and gregarious.
Kenneth Tynan
I was a very outgoing, gregarious, full-of-energy kid.
Sutton Foster
In our society, the ideal self is bold, gregarious, and comfortable in the spotlight. We like to think that we value individuality, but mostly we admire the type of individual who’s comfortable ‘putting himself out there.’
Susan Cain
My persona has always been what a man was never supposed to be. Outrageous, gregarious, crazy, silly, funny.
Richard Simmons
My mum and I are, in many ways, quite similar. We’re both creative, gregarious, and energetic.
Hugh Jackman
A widely held, but rarely articulated, belief in our society is that the ideal self is bold, alpha, gregarious. Introversion is viewed somewhere between disappointment and pathology.
Susan Cain
People are really surprised when they meet me that I’m a recluse. People think I’m very gregarious and outgoing – and I am – I’m thinking about writing a book about it called ‘The Gregarious Recluse.’ How the more that you put me out there in front of audiences, the more that when I have down time I have to disappear.
Leslie Jordan
I’m not very good at talking and being with people and being gregarious and outgoing. I love people, but I have great difficulty doing it.
Charlotte Rampling
We can’t all be lions in this world. There must be some lambs, harmless, kindly, gregarious creatures for eating and shearing.
William Makepeace Thackeray
I’m not, like, a gregarious guy. I don’t walk into a room and want to engage people. I’m just not wired that way. One on one, I’m fine.
Kurt Sutter
Steve is very quiet, even shy. I am very gregarious. So, opposites.
Jayne Meadows
I had a fantastic stepfather, so I didn’t resent him in any way, although I was unnerved by him. He was not an easy man, although he was incredibly charming, gregarious, and fun.
Toby Stephens
At the times in my life when I was feeling the most gregarious and looking for bosom friendships, I couldn’t find any takers, so that exactly when I was alone was when I felt the most like not being alone… I became a loner in my own mind… I decided I’d rather be alone.
Andy Warhol
I am tired of angry feminists. I like my women happy, gregarious… and bathed.
Evan Sayet
I’m not a very gregarious person. I can’t bear attention being called to me in a public place, which is ridiculous in a business that pays you to be noticed.
Gabriel Byrne
In our society, the ideal self is bold, gregarious, and comfortable in the spotlight. We like to think that we value individuality, but mostly we admire the type of individual who’s comfortable “putting himself out there.”
Susan Cain
Troubles are exceedingly gregarious in their nature, and flying in flocks are apt to perch capriciously.
Charles Dickens
I like silence; I’m a gregarious loner and without the solitude, I lose my gregariousness.
Karen Armstrong
I was a major fan of people in the industry, I was a major movie fan and I was just thrown into it. I was never a gregarious kind of a young man. I was very frightened. It was difficult to divorce myself from myself.
Tab Hunter
I’m gregarious with writers and never with manuscripts . . . I [like to] create the illusion of seamless perfection, so I alone know the flawed homely process along the way.
Jonathan Lethem
Although I am a gregarious person, I love solitude even more.
Nelson Mandela
I do spend a great deal of time alone. I’m not very gregarious. I don’t like parties and miscellaneous gatherings with no particular purpose. I think parties are largely a mistake. The bigger they are the more mistaken they are.
William S. Burroughs
I am a very peaceful man. I love people and am known for my gregarious personality. However, if you try to confiscate my guns, I will feel compelled to give them to you, one bullet at a time.
Michael Badnarik
I was gregarious as a kid, but I think the idea of actually getting to know people, I’m just shy. It sort of takes me a minute to want to sit down and talk about myself.
Tessa Thompson
Agoraphobia was my quirky armor against a gregarious America.
Florence King
I dearly remember the old days… Fleetwood Mac had this one-of-a-kind charm. They were gregarious, charming and cheeky onstage. Very cheeky. They’d have a good time.
Christine McVie
I’m less comfortable in a gregarious social situation, and you can be introverted and still share everything. It just means that you’re guarded.
Neil Peart
I’m very gregarious, but I love being in the hills on my own.
Norman MacCaig
The East is a montage. It is old and it is young, very green in summer, very white in winter, gregarious, withdrawn and at once both sophisticated and provincial.
Phyllis McGinley
I’m the most gregarious of men and love good company, but never less alone when alone.
Peter O’Toole
Playwrights are the most gregarious writers – to get our work done, we need actors, directors, set designers.
Katori Hall
It would drive the photographers crazy because I would giggle and tell jokes. I was gregarious, and looking back, I realize I had a captive audience.
Tracee Ellis Ross
Some people get the wrong idea, you know. If you’re quiet and you’re just not the most gregarious person, that you’re like.. I don’t know, self-involved, rude possibly, frigid. I get that a lot from people who don’t know me, like online all you guys think I never smile, ever. It’s not true. I do smile sometimes.
Kristen Stewart
Public opinion, because of the tremendous urge to conformity in gregarious animals, is less tolerant than any system of law.
George Orwell