Quotations Topic: Conventionality (5 Quotations)
Conventional people are roused to fury by departures from convention, largely because they regard such departures as a criticism of themselves.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau
He who would be a man must therefore be a non-conformist.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What greater reassurance can the weak have than that they are like anyone else?
Why can't somebody give us a list of things that everybody thinks and nobody says, and another list of things that everybody says and nobody thinks.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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