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You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) German-Swiss philosopher and writer.

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) German-Swiss philosopher and writer.

It is the individual only who is timeless. Societies, cultures, and civilizations --past and present --are often incomprehensible to outsiders, but the individual's hungers, anxieties, dreams, and preoccupations have remained unchanged through the millennia.

Eric Hoffer (1902-1983) American philosopher and author.

Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to be more themselves.

Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) British author.

More and more, when faced with the world of men, the only reaction is one of individualism. Man alone is an end unto himself. Everything one tries to do for the common good ends in failure.

Albert Camus (1913-1960) French novelist, essayist and dramatist.

Our expenses are all for conformity.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

No one can transcend their own individuality.

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) German philosopher.

My great mistake, the fault for which I can't forgive myself, is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

America is not anything if it consists of each of us. It is something only if it consists of all of us.

Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924) Twenty-eighth President of the USA.

Never follow the crowd.

Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965) American financier, and political consultant.

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