Conformity Quotes

Martin luther king, jr. - success, recognition, and conformity are the...
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

The reward for conformity was that everyone liked you except yourself.
Rita Mae Brown, Venus Envy
In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.
Peter Ustinov
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
Conformity is the ruin of the mind.
Jesse Shelley

Richard f. lovelace - the goal of revival is conformity to the image of...
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
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
In any free society, the conflict between social conformity and individual liberty is permanent, unresolvable, and necessary.
Kathleen Norris
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
Nonconformists travel as a rule in bunches. You rarely find a nonconformist who goes it alone. And woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity.
Eric Hoffe
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
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
Conformity is the jailer of freedom, and the enemy of growth.
John F. Kennedy
Woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity.
Eric Hoffe
For nonconformity the world whips you with its displeasure.
Ralph Waldo Emerson