Conformity Quotes

Yield to all and you will soon have nothing to yield.

And what is a good citizen? Simply one who never says, does or thinks anything that is unusual. Schools are maintained in order to bring this uniformity up to the highest possible point. A school is a hopper into which children are heaved while they are still young and tender; therein they are pressed into certain standard shapes and covered from head to heels with official rubber-stamps.

Of what use to get what you want if you must become someone else to get it.

If everyone is thinking alike then somebody isn’t thinking.

Do not quench your inspiration and your imagination; do not become the slave of your model.

The plague of mankind is the fear and rejection of diversity: monotheism, monarchy, monogamy and, in our age, monomedicine. The belief that there is only one right way to live, only one right way to regulate religious, political, sexual, medical affairs is the root cause of the greatest threat to man: members of his own species, bent on ensuring his salvation, security, and sanity.

Only dead fish swim with the stream.

And who can doubt that it will lead to the worst disorders when minds created free by God are compelled to submit slavishly to an outside will? When we are told to deny our senses and subject them to the will of others?

The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone.

Every man who is truly a man must learn to be alone in the midst of all the others, and if need be against all the others.