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Public opinion is a compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs. (Quote by - Robert Peel)

Force, violence, pressure, or compulsion with a view to conformity, are both uncivilized and undemocratic. (Quote by - Mahatma Gandhi)

Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism. (Quote by - Barry Goldwater)

Ain't no man can avoid being average, but there ain't no man got to be common. (Quote by - Satchel Paige)

To judge from a single conversation, he made the impression of a narrow and very English mind; of one who paid for his rare elevation by general tameness and conformity. Off his own beat, his opinions were of no value. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

When I was four years old they tried to test my IQ, they showed me this picture of three oranges and a pear. They asked me which one is different and does not belong, they taught me different was wrong. (Quote by - Ani Difranco)

While to the claims of charity a man may yield and yet be free, to the claims of conformity no man may yield and remain free at all. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Typically the [federal government] makes a tax change and the states conform. It's a routine event. The fact that states haven't conformed yet doesn't mean they are not going to. (Quote by - Alysoun McLaughlin)

You cannot be both fashionable and first-rate. (Quote by - Logan Pearsall Smith)

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Most of the things we do, we do for no better reason than that our fathers have done them or that our neighbors do them, and the same is true of a larger part than we suspect of what we think. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.)

The governance principle of 'improving governance and benefiting the people' adopted by Donald Tsang and the SAR government conforms to the fundamental interests and common aspirations of the Hong Kong people. (Quote by - Wu Bangguo)

Our concern must be to live while we're alive... to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are. (Quote by - Elizabeth Kubler-Ross)

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. (Quote by - John Fitzgerald Kennedy)

Unfortunately what came out of it was also kind of an imitation community with a lot of mindless conformity. (Quote by - Bill Griffith)

Singularity in the right hath ruined many happy those who are convinced of the general opinion. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

Only dead fish swim with the stream. (Quote by - Malcolm Muggeridge)

No bowler is ever 'cleared' as they could simply revert to bad habits. All bowlers are subject to further reporting if the match officials .. have concerns about whether a delivery or deliveries conform to the laws of cricket. (Quote by - David Richardson)

The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're playing by other people's rules, while quietly playing by your own. (Quote by - Michael Korda)

We are worried, absolutely. We'll do the utmost to conform to the regulations, but we're concerned about potential future costs. (Quote by - Willy Tomboy)

Nature made us individuals, as she did the flowers and the pebbles; but we are afraid to be peculiar, and so our society resembles a bag of marbles, or a string of mold candles. Why should we all dress after the same fashion? The frost never paints my windows twice alike. (Quote by - Lydia Maria Child)

The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity. (Quote by - Robert Anthony)

Those who stand for nothing fall for anything. (Quote by - Alexander Hamilton)

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. (Quote by - G.B. Shaw, Man and Superman, 1903)

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