Conformity Quotes

Thomas a kempis - endeavor to be always patient of the faults and...
Woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity.
Eric Hoffe

Conformity is the ruin of the mind.
Jesse Shelley
You must pay for conformity. All goes well as long as you run with conformists. But you, who are honest men in other particulars, know that there is alive somewhere a man whose honesty reaches to this point also, that he shall not kneel to false gods, and, on the day when you meet him, you sink into the class of counterfeits.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Justice requires that to lawfully constituted Authority there be given that respect and obedience which is its due that the laws which are made shall be in wise conformity with the common good and that, as a matter of conscience all men shall render obedience to these laws.
Pope Pius XI
The goal of revival is conformity to the image of Christ, not imitation of animals.
Richard F. Lovelace

Eric hoffe - nonconformists travel as a rule in bunches. you...
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The reward for conformity was that everyone liked you except yourself.
Rita Mae Brown, Venus Envy
We do not quite say that the new is more valuable because it fits in but its fitting in is a test of its value - - A test, it is true, which can only be slowly and cautiously applied, for we are none of us infallible judges of conformity.
T. S. Eliot
Endeavor to be always patient of the faults and imperfections of others for thou has many faults and imperfections of thine own that require forbearance. If thou are not able to make thyself that which thou wishest, how canst thou expect to mold another in conformity to thy will?
Thomas a Kempis
For nonconformity the world whips you with its displeasure.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In any free society, the conflict between social conformity and individual liberty is permanent, unresolvable, and necessary.
Kathleen Norris
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.
Carl R. Rogers
In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.
Peter Ustinov
Conformity is the jailer of freedom, and the enemy of growth.
John F. Kennedy
Justice requires that to lawfully constituted Authority there be given that respect and obedience which is its due; that the laws which are made shall be in wise conformity with the common good; and that, as a matter of conscience all men shall render obedience to these laws.
Pope Pius XI