Quotation Explorer - 'Conformity'

We are still living in the deep darkness of conformity. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Conformity is a cage that confines our ability to think. It is a cage that hinders growth and deters individualism - Yahya Mohamed
Conformity rules society not wisdom or simplicity. - Debasish Mridha
Freedom from a tyrant is easy, but freedom from societal conformity is difficult. - Debasish Mridha
There's this idea that to live out of conformity with how I feel is hypocrisy; but that's a wrong definition of hypocrisy. To live out of conformity to what I believe is hypocrisy. To live in conformity with what I believe, in spite of what I feel, isn't hypocrisy; it's integrity. - Erik Thoennes
Conformity to the present is invisibility to the future. - Stefan Molyneux
Conformity is deformity - Sharon Desruisseaux
In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from. - Peter Ustinov
The reward for conformity was that everyone liked you except yourself. - Rita Mae Brown
You are a prisoner of conformity when you care about what other people think. - Debasish Mridha
You are only free when you can grow wings of wisdom to fly away from the cage of societal conformity. - Debasish Mridha
Rebel children, I urge you, fight the turgid slick of conformity with which they seek to smother your glory. - Russell Brand
To be what you always wanted to be, step away from conformity. - Debasish Mridha
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 critics say your work stinks it's because they want it to stink and they can make it stink by scaring you into conformity with their comfortable little standards. Standards so low that they can no longer be considered "dangerous" but set in place in their compartmental understandings. - Jack Kerouac
I believe that writers, unless they consider themselves terribly exquisite, are at heart people who live by night, a little bit outside society, moving between delinquency and conformity. - Guillermo Cabrera Infante
To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity. - Irving Wallace
When I escape from my cage of conformity, I grow wings to fly in search of truth and beauty. - Debasish Mridha
True education expands your imagination. False education fills your mind with dogma and makes you a prisoner of conformity. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Blindly believing something often comes from societal conformity which is a sign of a lack of deep knowledge and imaginative consciousness. - Debasish Mridha
We are the prisoners of conformity. To get out of this prison, education is the only door and only opportunity. - Debasish Mridha
Conformity is the jailer of freedom, and the enemy of growth. - John F. Kennedy
The beauty of life does not reside in certainty or conformity. It resides in the infinite possibilities of uncertainty. - Debasish Mridha
Renew yourself with love. Wash away all the fear, hatred and societal conformity to create a brand new humanity filled with love, kindness and happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Comfort, though can be a real reason for mediocrity and conformity, improves speed and enhances mind power greatly! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself. - Rita Mae Brown
Can you, at a minimum, objectively step back—throw out the stereotypes, ditch the conformity, set aside the religion—and ask yourself, why? Why Jesus? - William Thrasher
When you are imprisoned by the rules of conformity, it tames your imaginative capacity and steals your free thinking abilities. - Debasish Mridha
Life has dazzling beauty. To see it, open the window of the mind and remove the curtain of conformity. - Debasish Mridha
To find beauty, look above the boundaries of conformity. - Debasish Mridha
Go out of societal conformity to see and create uplifting beauty. - Debasish Mridha
Conformity is often more dangerous than war. War destroys the body but confomity destoys the imaginative mind. - Debasish Mridha
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. - John F. Kennedy
Do not follow conformity toward the darkness. Follow the light of wisdom to fill the world with happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Do not go for conformity that breeds mediocrity! Choose instead to stand for transformation that does not only transforms lives, but true purpose and living as well. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost. - Thomas J. Watson
Conformity is the biggest enemy of progress. Break those limiting social rules. - Debasish Mridha
The greatest obstacle in understanding the universe is the conformity and fear of truth. - Debasish Mridha
How can you find new beauty if you are never allowed to get out of conformity? - Debasish Mridha M.D.
I saw my real gods . . the gods of most men. Food, drink, and security in conformity. - Anne Rice
A human being who trades away individuality for conformity is nothing but a slave. - Auliq Ice
It is often difficult to educate a child about the beauty of an open mind when he is a prisoner of societal conformity. - Debasish Mridha
For true liberation, you do not need to fight. You simply have to change your thoughts and drift away from conformity, comfort, security, and certainty of life and embrace and enjoy the possibilities and magnificence of the uncertainty of life. - Debasish Mridha
Our biggest obstacle to success is not the lack of opportunity but addiction to conformity. - Debasish Mridha
A formal education will teach you how to conform with society. Self-education will teach you how to get out of conformity so that you can fill your life with adventure and beauty. - Debasish Mridha
In any culture, subculture, or family in which belief is valued above thought, and self-surrender is valued above self-expression, and conformity is valued above integrity, those who preserve their self-esteem are likely to be heroic exceptions. - Nathaniel Branden
To think freely--you and only you can liberate yourself from the conformity of your society. - Debasish Mridha
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
It is very difficult to break free from the prison of conformity and fixed false beliefs without changing our level of consciousness and awareness. - Debasish Mridha
Conformity begins the moment you ignore how you feel for acceptance. - Shannon L. Alder
Wisdom to accept change creates life, but conformity creates stagnation and leads to death. - Debasish Mridha
The human spirit lives on creativity and dies in conformity and routine. - Vilayat Inayat Khan
Life is, if anything, the art of combination. Of discrimination. Of freely picking one's own personal pattern out of a hundred choices. Not letting it be picked for you—either by the Establishment, or by the Rebels. Conformity of Hip is no better than Conformity of Square. - Sydney J. Harris
Who was I fooling, telling my heart to quiet its beautiful song so I could march in the parade of conformity? My biggest fool was me. - Vironika Tugaleva
Individuality is a flame that can start a wildfire in a world of conformity. - Elie Romero
Conformity is the ruin of the mind.
Go beyond the boundary of conformity to find the true joy of life. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
A soft and sheltered Christianity, afraid to be lean and lone, unwilling to face the storms and brave the heights, will end up fat and foul in the cages of conformity. - Vance Havner
To find beauty, rise above conformity and find opportunities. - Debasish Mridha
Conformity keeps us closed minded. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
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