A man of genius can hardly be sociable, for what dialogues could indeed be so intelligent and entertaining as his own monologues?
— Arthur Schopenhauer

We take our bearings, daily, from others. To be sane is, to a great extent, to be sociable.
John Updike sociable quote

Rascals are always sociable -- more's the pity! and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others company.
— Arthur Schopenhauer

Lions, wolves, and vultures don't live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one. Every one of us preys upon his neighbor, and yet we herd together.
— John Gay

We're lonely, but we're afraid of intimacy. And so from social networks to sociable robots, we're designing technologies that will give us the illusion of companionship without the demands of friendship.
— sociable quotation by Sherry Turkle