You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill
The reward for conformity was that everyone liked you except yourself.
- Rita Mae
We are half ruined by conformity; but we should be wholly ruined without it.
- Charles Dudley
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.
Conform and be dull.
- J. Frank Doble
Roads are just a suggestion, like pants.
- Homer J Simpson
What we call human nature in actuality is human habit.
- Jewel Kilcher
One who walks in another’s tracks leaves no footprints.
I may not be different, but I’m definitely not the same.
- William J. Dybus
The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity.
- Robert Anthony
You don’t get harmony when everybody sings the same note.
- Doug Floyd
Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
- Clarence Darrow
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John Fitzgerald
It’s a rash man who reaches a conclusion before he gets to it.
- Jacob Levin
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
- Herman Melville
Every society honors its live conformists, and its dead troublemakers.
- Mignon McLaughlin
Ain’t no man can avoid being average, but there ain’t no man got to be common.
- Satchel Paige
Labels are for filing. Labels are for clothing. Labels are not for people.
- Martina Navratilova
Forgive him, for he believes that the customs of his tribe are the laws of nature.
- George Bernard Shaw
We are discreet sheep; we wait to see how the drove is going, and then go with the drove.
- Mark Twain
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
- Mark Twain
What this country needs is radicals who will stay that way regardless of the creeping years.
- John Fischer
Most people can’t understand how others can blow their noses differently than they do.
- Ivan Turgenev
Singularity in the right hath ruined many happy those who are convinced of the general opinion.
- Benjamin Franklin
The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain.
- Colin Wilson
Be neither a conformist or a rebel, for they are really the same thing. Find your own path, and stay on it.
- Paul Vixie
It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
- Albert Einstein
In all affairs it’s a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.
- Bertrand Russell
With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance.
- Norman Mailer
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
A man must consider what a rich realm he abdicates when he becomes a conformist.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson