He who would be a man must therefore be a non-conformist.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.
What greater reassurance can the weak have than that they are like anyone else?
Eric Hoffer (1902-1983) American philosopher and author.
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 (1809-1894) American author and poet.
Conventional people are roused to fury by departures from convention, largely because they regard such departures as a criticism of themselves.
Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) British logician and philosopher.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American naturalist, poet and philosopher.