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The WTO cases have to do with conformity to the very loose procedural obligations incorporated in the WTO itself. (Quote by - Gordon Ritchie)

This was a tough action for us to take, especially because it impacts many people who have served National well. However, given the continuing weakness in the marketplace, it is necessary to conform our resources to the market in order to maximize National's opportunity for long-term success. (Quote by - Brian Halla)

Conformity-the natural instinct to passively yield to that vague something recognized as authority. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

The eager and often inconsiderate appeals of reformers and revolutionists are indispensable to counterbalance the inertia and fossilism marking so large a part of human institutions. (Quote by - Walt Whitman, Democratic Vistas, 1871)

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. (Quote by - Dr. Seuss)

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Fashion is more powerful than any tyrant. (Quote by - Latin Proverb)

One who walks in another's tracks leaves no footprints. (Quote by - Proverb)

The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking. (Quote by - J.K. Galbraith)

Stubborness does have its helpful features. You always know what you are going to be thinking tomorrow. (Quote by - Glen Beaman)

All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions. (Quote by - Adlai Stevenson, speech, Princeton, 1954)

A man must consider what a rich realm he abdicates when he becomes a conformist. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The Good of man is the active exercise of his soul's faculties in conformity with excellence or virtue, or if there be several human excellences or virtues, in conformity with the best and most perfect among them. (Quote by - Aristotle)

I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones. (Quote by - John Cage)

Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road. (Quote by - Voltaire)

In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer, Passionate State of Mind, 1955)

What this country needs is radicals who will stay that way regardless of the creeping years. (Quote by - John Fischer)

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. (Quote by - Max Beerbohm)

I may not be different, but I'm definitely not the same. (Quote by - William J. Dybus)

This is a very difficult case because it is very isolated, and that's why we have called for expressions of interest from both conforming and non-conforming interests. (Quote by - Peter Beattie)

Public opinion... requires us to think other men's thoughts, to speak other men's words, to follow other men's habits. (Quote by - Walter Bagehot, Biographical Studies, 1907)

Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

I think this is one of the major challenges that we face in the U.S. The major incidents in the U.S. have not conformed to our stereotype of an established terror organization attacking a major iconic landmark. (Quote by - Bruce Hoffman)

Success, recognition, and conformity are the bywords of the modern world where everyone seems to crave the anesthetizing security of being identified with the majority. (Quote by - Martin Luther King Jr.)

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