Individual - Individuality Quotes

At the heart of that western freedom and democracy is the belief that the individual man, the child of God, is the touchstone of value, and all society, groups, the state, exist for his benefit. Therefore the enlargement of liberty for individual human beings must be the supreme goal and the abiding practice of any […]

There was never a time when so much official effort was being expended to produce happiness, and probably never a time when so little attention was paid by the individual to creating the personal qualities that make for it. What one misses most today is the evidence of widespread personal determination to develop a character […]

I was not born to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion. Let us see who is the strongest. What force has a multitude? They only can force me who obey a higher law than I. They force me to become like themselves. I do not hear of men being forced to live […]

We are, all of us, calling and calling across the incalculable gulfs which separate us even from our nearest friends.

Had I to carve an inscription on my tombstone I would ask for none other than “The Individual.”

Eagles don’t flock – you have to find them one at a time.

The race advances only by the extra achievements of the individual. You are the individual.

I am only one but still I am one. I cannot do everything but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything let me not refuse to do the something that I can do.

Comrades! We must abolish the cult of the individual decisively, once and for all.

I believe that man will always be an individualist, whether he knows it or not, and I want to make it my duty to make him know it.