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Letter "C" » conformity
«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»
Author: Barry Goldwater
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«Group conformity scares the pants off me because it's so often a prelude to cruelty towards anyone who doesn't want to -- or can't -- join the Big Parade.»
Author: Bette Midler
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«As God delights in his own beauty, he must necessarily delight in the creature's holiness which is a conformity to and participation of it, as truly as (the) brightness of a jewel, held in the sun's beams, is a participation or derivation of the sun'»
Author: Jonathan Edwards
«Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot'' than the stigma of conformity.»
«Communism is the death of the soul. It is the organization of total conformity - in short, of tyranny - and it is committed to making tyranny universal.»
«Has there ever been a society which has died of dissent? Several have died of conformity in our lifetime.»
«Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.»
«How I hate those who are dedicated to producing conformity.»
«Force, violence, pressure, or compulsion with a view to conformity, are both uncivilized and undemocratic»
«Conformity-the natural instinct to passively yield to that vague something recognized as authority»