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Picture quote by Rita Mae Brown about conformity

I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself. ⏤ Rita Mae Brown

Picture quote by Rollo May about courage

The opposite of courage in our society isn't cowardice, its conformity. ⏤ Rollo May

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Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.

Picture quote by Nikola Tesla about behavior

Anti-social behavior is a trait of intelligence in a world full of conformists. ⏤ Nikola Tesla

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I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.

Rita Mae Brown, writer

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

There is no order in the world around us, we must adapt ourselves to the requirements of chaos instead.

Kurt Vonnegut, author

It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.

Albert Einstein, physicist

As to conforming outwardly, and living your own life inwardly, I have not a very high opinion of that course.

Henry David Thoreau, author

I think the reward for conformity is everyone likes you but yourself.

Rita Mae Brown, writer

The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity.

Dr. Robert Anthony,

Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road.

Voltaire, writer

Morality is a test of our conformity rather than our integrity.

Jane Rule, author

Why do you have to a nonconformist like everybody else?

James Thurber, comedian

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.

John F. Kennedy, president

To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.

Irving Wallace, author

The American ideal, after all, is that everyone should be as much alike as possible.

James Baldwin, educator

We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems, for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.

John F. Kennedy, president

In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.

Peter Ustinov, actor

A heretic is a man who sees with his own eyes.

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, critic

Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal.

Adlai E. Stevenson, politician

Has there ever been a society which has died of dissent? Several have died of conformity in our lifetime.

Jacob Bronowski, scientist

Take the tone of the company you are in.

Lord Chesterfield, statesman

Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.

Dalai Lama, leader

To do exactly as your neighbors do is the only sensible rule.

Emily Post, author

We are discreet sheep; we wait to see how the drove is going, and then go with the drove.

Mark Twain, author

Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.

Mignon McLaughlin, journalist

The real end of prayer is not so much to get this or that single desire granted, as to put human life into full and joyful conformity with the will of God.

Charles Bent, politician

Singularity in the right hath ruined many; happy those who are convinced of the general opinion.

Benjamin Franklin, president

No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body. No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother.

Margaret Sanger, activist

It's both rebellion and conformity that attack you with success.

Amy Tan, novelist

I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.

Alexis de Tocqueville, historian

For all have not the gift of martyrdom.

John Dryden, poet

We are citizens of an age, as well as of a State; and if it is held to be unseemly, or even inadmissible, for a man to cut himself off from the customs and manners of the circle in which he lives, why should it be less of a duty, in the choice of his activity, to submit his decision to the needs and the taste of his century?

Friedrich von Schiller, poet

Most people can't understand how others can blow their noses differently than they do.

Ivan Turgenev, novelist

Fear God, and offend not the Prince nor his laws, and keep thyself out of the magistrate's claws.

Thomas Tusser, poet

Contraceptives should be used on all conceivable occasions.

Spike Milligan, comedian

We are half ruined by conformity, but we should be wholly ruined without it.

Charles Dudley Warner, journalist

One lesson we learn early, that in spite of seeming difference, men are all of one pattern. We readily assume this with our mates, and are disappointed and angry if we find that we are premature, and that their watches are slower than ours. In fact, the only sin which we never forgive in each other is difference of opinion.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist, it's another nonconformist who doesn't conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity.

Bill Vaughan, journalist

Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost.

Thomas J. Watson, scientist

If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good.

Thomas J. Watson, scientist

Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent.

Virginia Woolf, author

The blind conviction that we have to do something about other people's reproductive behavior, and that we may have to do it whether they like it or not, derives from the assumption that the world belongs to us, who have so expertly depleted its resources, rather than to them, who have not.

Germaine Greer, activist

It is now quite lawful for a Catholic woman to avoid pregnancy by a resort to mathematics, though she is still forbidden to resort to physics and chemistry.

H. L. Mencken, writer

I find the earth to be a place of misery in which I am surrounded by the conformity that kills society.

Matt LeBlanc, actor

The opposite of courage in our society isn't cowardice, it's conformity.

Rollo May, psychologist

To seek understanding before taking action, yet to trust my instincts when action is called for. Never to avoid danger from fear, never to seek out danger for its own sake. Never to conform to fashion from fear of eccentricity, never to be eccentric from fear of conformity.

Steven Brust, author

Fear, conformity, immorality: these are heavy burdens. They drain us of creative energy. And when we are drained of creative energy, we do not create. We procreate, but we do not create.

David McCallum, actor

A big element of what they regard as conformity is simply a desire to have an audience.

Karel Reisz, director

I then endeavoured to show that it is more especially in the thorough conformity with law which natural phenomena and natural products exhibit, and in the comparative ease with which laws can be stated, that this difference exists.

Hermann von Helmholtz, physicist

Not that I wish by any means to deny, that the mental life of individuals and peoples is also in conformity with law, as is the object of philosophical, philological, historical, moral, and social sciences to establish.

Hermann von Helmholtz, physicist

Nor does the idea of a moral order asserting itself against attack or want of conformity answer in full to our feelings regarding the tragic character.

Andrew Coyle Bradley, judge

Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of "crackpot" than the stigma of conformity.

Thomas John Watson, Sr.,

Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to those of others and without distortion and self-deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture?

David Bohm, scientist

Conform and be dull.

J. Frank Doble,

One must do no violence to nature, nor model it in conformity to any blindly formed chimera.

Janos Bolyai, mathematician

The credit which the apparent conformity with recognized scientific standards can gain for seemingly simple but false theories may, as the present instance shows, have grave consequences.

Friedrich August von Hayek, economist

I didn't care too much for ballet, because you had to be more disciplined, and you sort of looked like everyone else. It required a certain kind of conformity that I didn't feel like I wanted to do.

Suzanne Farrell, dancer

Unfortunately what came out of it was also kind of an imitation community with a lot of mindless conformity.

Bill Griffith, cartoonist

The so-called modern education, with all its defects, however, does others so much more good than it does the Negro, because it has been worked out in conformity to the needs of those who have enslaved and oppressed weaker peoples.

Carter G. Woodson, historian

Rome should sometimes intervene and say this or that is not in conformity with the Catholic faith. Theologians should understand that. Some theologians go too far, for example, reducing the Catholic faith to a universal philosophy.

Godfried Danneels, clergyman

There is a very well-defined procedure that allows the Vatican to raise issues with a particular theologian about something that does not appear in conformity with the Catholic faith. It is not always easy to make this determination.

Godfried Danneels, clergyman

I believe that writers, unless they consider themselves terribly exquisite, are at heart people who live by night, a little bit outside society, moving between delinquency and conformity.

Guillermo Cabrera Infante, novelist

Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism.

Barry Goldwater, politician

If religion were true, its followers would not try to bludgeon their young into an artificial conformity; but would merely insist on their unbending quest for truth, irrespective of artificial backgrounds or practical consequences.

H. P. Lovecraft, novelist

The hired preachers of all sects, creeds, and religions, never do, and never can, teach any thing but what is in conformity with the opinions of those who pay them.

Francis Wright, activist

But you must pay for conformity. All goes well as long as you run with conformists. But you, who are honest men in other particulars, know, that there is alive somewhere a man whose honesty reaches to this point also, that he shall not kneel to false gods, and, on the day when you meet him, you sink into the class of counterfeits.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note.

Doug Floyd,

I was part of that strange race of people aptly described as spending their lives doing things they detest to make money they don't want to buy things they don't need to impress people they dislike.

Emile Henry Gauvreau,

Nonconformists travel as a rule in bunches. You rarely find a nonconformist who goes it alone. And woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity.

Eric Hoffer, writer

The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're playing by somebody else's rules, while quietly playing by your own.

Michael Konda,

Conformity, humility, acceptance... with these coins we are to pay our fares to paradise.

Robert Lindner,

The dissenter is every human being at those moments of his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.

Archibald MacLeish, poet

The mark of our time is its revulsion against imposed patterns.

Marshall McLuhan, philosopher

Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to continually be part of unanimity.

Christopher Morley, author

The idea that men are created free and equal is both true and misleading: men are created different; they lose their social freedom and their individual autonomy in seeking to become like each other.

David Riesman, sociologist

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