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When we create something, we always create it first in a thought form. If we are basically positive in attitude, expecting and envisioning pleasure, satisfaction and happiness, we will attract and create people, situations, and events which conform to our positive expectations. (Quote by - Shakti Gawain)

If we value independence, if we are disturbed by the growing conformity of knowledge, of values, of attitudes, which our present system induces, then we may wish to set up conditions of learning which make for uniqueness, for self-direction, and for self-initiated learning. (Quote by - Carl Rogers)

It is our nature to conform; it is a force which not many can successfully resist. What is its seat? The inborn requirement of self-approval. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

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. (Quote by - H.L. Mencken)

The state of man's mind, or the elementary phase of mind which he so far possesses, conforms precisely to the state of the world as he so far views it. (Quote by - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel)

The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity. (Quote by - Rollo May)

Infancy conforms to nobody: all conform to it, so that one babe commonly makes four or five out of the adults who prattle and play to it. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Custom will reconcile people to any atrocity; and fashion will drive them to acquire any custom. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone. (Quote by - Henrik Ibsen)

Emancipate yourself from mental slavery None but ourselves can free our minds. (Quote by - Bob Marley)

Just because something is tradition doesn't make it right. (Quote by - Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book)

Every society honors its live conformists, and its dead troublemakers. (Quote by - Mignon McLaughlin)

A person's willingness to conform to arbitrary parameters is not a good criterion for selecting talent or allocating rewards. (Quote by - Bruce Tulgan)

Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to those of others and without distortion and self-deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture. (Quote by - David Bohm)

Yield to all and you will soon have nothing to yield. (Quote by - Aesop)

Never accept the proposition that just because a solution satisfies a problem, that it must be the only solution. (Quote by - Raymond E. Feist)


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