Conformity Quotes

The marvelous rebellion of man at all signs reading “Keep Off.”

But it is just when opinions universally prevail and we have added lip service to their authority that we become sometimes most keenly conscious that we do not believe a word that we are saying.

No man can cause more grief than that one clinging blindly to the vices of his ancestors.

Finding the occasional straw of truth awash in a great ocean of confusion and bamboozle requires intelligence, vigilance, dedication and courage. But if we don’t practice these tough habits of thought, we cannot hope to solve the truly serious problems that face us — and we risk becoming a nation of suckers, up for grabs by the next charlatan who comes along.

You cannot be both fashionable and first-rate.

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.

Every man is a reformer until reform tramps on his toes.

Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.

Forgive him, for he believes that the customs of his tribe are the laws of nature.

You cannot make a man by standing a sheep on its hind-legs. But by standing a flock of sheep in that position you can make a crowd of men.