quotes tagged with 'conformity'

You can’t be a life saver if you look like all the other swimmers on the beach.

Author: Ardeth Greene Kapp, Source: I Walk by Faith (1987), 97. Saved by mlsscaress in behavior appearance appearance conformity confusion trendy 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.

Author: George Washington, Source: unknownSaved by jordy in principle conformity 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The great political problem in our modern democracy is how to induce our leaders to lead.... No serious sociologist any longer believes that the voice of the people expresses any divine or specially wise and lofty idea. The voice of the people expresses the mind of the people, and that mind is made up for it by the group leaders in whom it believes and by those persons who understand the manipulation of public opinion. It is compose of inherited prejudices and symbols and clichés and verbal formulas supplied to them by the leaders.
Author: Edward Bernays, Source: Propaganda, p. 109Saved by cboyack in politics government propaganda lie public leader opinion democracy conformity 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Give me control over a man's economic actions, and hence over his means of survival, and except for a few occasional heroes, I'll promise to deliver to you men who think and write and behave as I want them to.
Author: Benjamine A. Rooge, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in control liberty money economy survival conformity 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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