Social Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old social quotes, social sayings, and social proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

When the fabric of society is so rigid that it cannot change quickly enough, adjustments are achieved by social unrest and revolutions. John Boyd Orr
Ants have the most complicated social organization on earth next to humans. E. O. Wilson
The social contract is starting to unravel in many countries. Jose Angel Gurria
It takes a lot of punishment to be able to do anything to change the social order. Cesar Chavez
Social media is the ultimate equalizer. It gives a voice and a platform to anyone willing to engage. Amy Jo Martin
Of all aspects of social misery nothing is so heartbreaking as unemployment. Jane Addams
Social media is about sociology and psychology more then technology. Brian Solis
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. Mahatma Gandhi
The social potential movement is on the threshold of a mass awakening, seeking to carry into society what individuals have learned spiritually and personally. Barbara Marx Hubbard
At either end of the social spectrum there lies a leisure class. Eric Beck
Evangelism without social work is deficient; social work without evangelism is impotent. John Mott
All social change comes from the passion of individuals. Margaret Mead
Social history might be defined negatively as the history of a people with the politics left out G. M. Trevelyan
The destructive one-fourth must be eliminated from the social body. Barbara Marx Hubbard
The way people get their living determines their social outlook. Karl Marx
No two languages are ever sufficiently similar to be considered as representing the same social reality. Edward Sapir
Our great social and political advantage is opportunity. George William Curtis
Social criticism begins with grammar and the re-establishing of meanings. Octavio Paz
Much hostile and aggressive behaviour among animals is the expression of social insecurity. Yann Martel
There is great difference between trust and belief. Trust is personal, Belief is social. Rajneesh
Know how to behave at a fine restaurant, which is a telltale measure of social maturity. Marilyn vos Savant
Equality of opportunity is the essence of social justice. Tony Honore
If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another. Dalai Lama
The first and most fundamental rule is: Consider social facts as things. Emile Durkheim
Focus On How To Be Social, Not On How To Do Social. Jay Baer
Social change involves helping people see new options for making life wonderful that are less costly to get needs met. Marshall B. Rosenberg
You don't manage a social wrong. You should be ending it. Malcolm Gladwell
Social media changes the relationship between companies and customers from master and servant, to peer to peer. Jay Baer
All conditioning aims at that: making people like their inescapable social destiny. Aldous Huxley
Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. Cesar Chavez