Nonconformity Related Quotes



“If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.”

Marcus Tullius Cicero

#Ashamed #Cicero #Honesty #Life #Nonconformity #Not #Think


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.

Carl Sagan

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For nonconformity the world will whip you with its displeasure.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Nonconformity is an empty goal, and rebellion against prevailing opinion merely because it is prevailing should no more be praised than acquiescence to it. Indeed, it is often a mask for cowardice, and few are more pathetic than those who flaunt outer differences to expiate their inner surrender.

William H. Whyte

#Nonconformity #Outer #Praised #Rebellion


“A writer or painter cannot change the world. But they can keep an essential margin of nonconformity alive.”

Luis Buñuel

#Change #Change The World #Nonconformity #World


People will do anything, no matter how absurd, to avoid facing their own souls.

Carl Jung

#Absurd #Matter #Nonconformity


It isn't fair that there's pressure exerted on those who choose to live on the edges of the bell-shaped curve of normal.

Laurel Lea

#Edges #Exerted #Fair #Nonconformity #Normal


Every great historic change has been based on nonconformity, has been bought either with the blood or with the reputation of nonconformists.

Ben Shahn

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The human condition ... is defined by the aspiration to always supersede oneself, which in turn requires nonconformity.

Pablo Antonio Cuadra

#Aspiration #Nonconformity


Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.

Epictetus

#Freedom #Nonconformity #Wish