The Eleventh Commandment”… has become… You must adjust! Adjustment, that synonym for conformity… is the theme of our swan song, the piper’s tune to which we dance on the brink of the abyss, the siren’s melody that destroys our senses and paralyzes our wills.
Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road.
In almost any society I think, the quality of the non-conformists is like to be as good as that of the conformists.
We are half ruined by conformity, but we should be wholly ruined without it.
I didn’t belong as a kid, and that always bothered me. If only I’d known that one day my differentness would be an asset, then my early life would have been much easier.
Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world. But be transformed by the renewing of your mind. (Romans 12:2)
Conformity in matters of human performance is a crime against yourself.
Be different: conform.
Never forget that only dead fish swims with the stream.
To get nowhere, follow the crowd.