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  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
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    The government is supposed to conform to our will. By taking the most important thing you have, your health and your health care, and turning that over to the government, you fundamentally shift the power, a huge chunk of it, from the people to the government. This is not the direction that we want the government to go in this nation.
  • R. Buckland
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    A large body of research results demonstrates that an observer can be persuaded to conform to the majority opinion, even when the majority is completely wrong.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    All inquires carry with them some element of risk. There is no guarantee that the universe will conform to our predispositions.
  • Bill Vaughan
    Bill Vaughan
    American columnist and author 1915-1977
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    If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist it's another nonconformist who does not conform to the prevailing standards of non-conformity.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Infancy conforms to nobody: all conform to it, so that one babe commonly makes four or five out of the adults who prattle and play to it.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Mathematics takes us into the region of absolute necessity, to which not only the actual word, but every possible word, must conform.
  • Andrew Cohen
    Andrew Cohen
    American spiritual teacher 1955-
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    Men are recognizing that they have been forced to conform to a very narrow and rather two-dimensional picture of maleness and manhood that they have never had the freedom to question.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Nonconformists travel as a rule in bunches. You rarely find a nonconformist who goes it alone. And woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
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    Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent.
  • Margaret Drabble
    Margaret Drabble
    English novelist, biographer, and critic 1939-
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    Our desire to conform is greater than our respect for objective facts.
  • Quentin Crisp
    Quentin Crisp
    English writer and actor 1908-1999
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    The young always have the same problem - how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    To hard necessity ones will and fancy must conform.
  • Alexander Hamilton
    Alexander Hamilton
    American statesman 1757-1804
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    Why has government been instituted at all? Because the passions of man will not conform to the dictates of reason and justice without constraint.
  • Budd Schulberg
    Budd Schulberg
    American screenwriter, television producer and novelist 1914-2009
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    You either go along with the system - conform to what is expected to be a hit - or you have very tough going.
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