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The number of those who undergo the fatigue of judging for themselves is very small indeed. (Quote by - Richard Brinsley Sheridan, The Critic, 1799)

People still retain the errors of their childhood, their nation, and their age, long after they have accepted the truths needed to refute them. (Quote by - Condorcet, Progress of the Human Mind, 1794)

No. (Quote by - President Jimmy Carter's daughter Amy, when asked if she had any message for the children of America)

Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members. The virtue in most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

If the international community tries to create the illusion that Serbia is conforming with demands .. we won't be able to tolerate it for long. (Quote by - Bardhyl Mahmuti)

Our expenses are all for conformity. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

I really expect it (turnout) to conform with recent history. (Quote by - Brad King)

Character is always lost when a high ideal is sacrificed on the altars of conformity and popularity. (Quote by - William Arthur Ward)

New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common. (Quote by - John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding)

Forgive him, for he believes that the customs of his tribe are the laws of nature. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain. (Quote by - Colin Wilson)

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. (Quote by - Virginia Woolf)

Most people can't understand how others can blow their noses differently than they do. (Quote by - Ivan Turgenev)

You either go along with the system - conform to what is expected to be a hit - or you have very tough going. (Quote by - Budd Schulberg)

I give society and conformity the middle finger. (Quote by - Johnny Li)

Man..must necessarily be subject to the laws of his Creator, for he is entirely a dependent being..And, consequently, as man depends absolutely upon his Maker for everything, it is necessary that he should in all points conform to his Maker's will. (Quote by - William Blackstone)

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. (Quote by - Steven Brust)

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. (Quote by - Carl Sagan, The Fine Art of Baloney Detection)

It's a rash man who reaches a conclusion before he gets to it. (Quote by - Jacob Levin)

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it - even if I have said it - unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense. (Quote by - Buddha)

Roads are just a suggestion, like pants. (Quote by - Homer Simpson)

I believe more follies are committed out of complaisance to the world, than in following our own inclinations. (Quote by - Mary Wortley Montagu)

If you don't control your mind, someone else will. (Quote by - John Allston)

Labels are for filing. Labels are for clothing. Labels are not for people. (Quote by - Martina Navratilova)

A lawyer's brief will be brief, before a freethinker thinks freely. (Quote by - Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827)


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