Individual - Individuality Quotes

Brilliance is typically the act of an individual, but incredible stupidity can usually be traced to an organization.

Individuality is either the mark of genius or the reverse. Mediocrity finds safety in standardization.

“No man,” proclaimed Donne, “is an island”, and he was wrong. If we were not islands, we would be lost, drowned in each other’s tragedies. We are insulated (a word that means, literally, remember, “made into an island”) from the tragedy of others, by our island nature, and by the repetitive shape and form of […]

Voyage upon life’s sea, To yourself be true, And, whatever your lot may be, Paddle your own canoe.

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting

I look upon an increase of the power of the State with the greatest fear, because although while apparently doing good by minimizing exploitation, it does the greatest harm to mankind by destroying individuality, which lies at the root of all progress. We know of so many cases where men have adopted trusteeship, but none […]

Large corporations welcome innovation and individualism in the same way the dinosaurs welcomed large meteors. (“Dilbert”)

In fact, companies are borrowing more techniques from cults every day. For example, cults try to separate you from the rest of society. Companies make you work so many hours that you never see the rest of society. Cults tell you to wear dorky outfits. Companies tell you to wear dorky outfits too, except on […]

The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.