Quotes: individual

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  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.
  • Bernard M. Baruch
    Bernard M. Baruch
    American investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant 1870-1965
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    During my eighty-seven years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
  • Alan Thicke
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    As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
  • Bruce Lee
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
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    Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    The liveliness of literature lies in its exceptionality, in being the individual, idiosyncratic vision of one human being, in which, to our delight and great surprise, we may find our own vision reflected.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    There is a totalitarian regime inside every one of us. We are ruled by a ruthless politburo which sets our norms and drives us from one five-year plan to another. The autonomous individual who has to justify his existence by his own efforts is in eternal bondage to himself.
  • Paul Goodman
    Paul Goodman
    American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
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    When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others like-minded, one re-establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels.
  • A dialogue among civilizations can be seen as a dialogue between the individual and the universal.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
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    A family needs to work as a team, supporting each other's individual aims and aspirations.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
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    A hedge fund manager whose clients demand monthly performance reports has different needs than any individual investors with a 20-year time horizon. The needs of that long-term investor differ markedly from someone who is retiring in three years.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    A large city cannot be experientially known; its life is too manifold for any individual to be able to participate in it.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    A man is not expected to love his country, lest he make an ass of himself. Yet our country, seen through the mists of smog, is curiously lovable, in somewhat the way an individual who has got himself into an unconscionable scrape seems lovable - or at least deserving of support.
  • Francis Thompson
    Francis Thompson
    English poet and mystic 1859-1907
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    A man should be an individual, but not independent.
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