Individualism Quotes

Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known.

Oscar Wilde

Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them.

Immanuel Kant

When you stress individualism, as this country does; materialism, as this country does; personal weaponry, as this country does; and racial hatred, which is part of our heritage as white Europeans; and then you add the volatile ingredient of "nothing".

George Carlin

"Style" is an expression of individualism mixed with charisma. Fashion is something that comes after style.

John Fairchild

More and more, when faced with the world of men, the only reaction is one of individualism. Man alone is an end unto himself. Everything one tries to do for the common good ends in failure.

Albert Camus

Individualism is rather like innocence; there must be something unconscious about it.

Louis Kronenberger

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.

Mark Caine

Let every man judge according to his own standards, by what he has himself read, not by what others tell him.

Albert Einstein

All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity.

James F. Cooper

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.

Martin Luther King Jr

Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.

Albert Einstein

All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.

Albert Einstein

Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.

Albert Einstein

There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth.

Martin Luther King Jr

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.

Vince Lombardi

Teamwork is what the Green Bay Packers were all about. They didn't do it for individual glory. They did it because they loved one another.

Vince Lombardi

If a man is not faithful to his own individuality, he cannot be loyal to anything.

Claude McKay

I do not believe in immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern with no superhuman authority behind it.

Albert Einstein

We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.

Ronald Reagan

There's been a boiling down of real emotion into a set pattern instead of individualism.

Skeet Ulrich

Those nations of artists, finding their own individualism, and kind of standing against the world: to me that's the ultimate nightmare. I want to get lost and diffused in the world.

Robert Wyatt

There is in all of us a strong disposition to believe that anything lawful is also legitimate. This belief is so widespread that many persons have erroneously held that things are just because the law makes them so.

Frederic Bastiat

Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance -- these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible.

Isaiah Berlin

It is the cruelest of all ironies that moderns imagine themselves to be (abstractly understood) "individuals," because in actuality moderns are "types," abstracted and self-abstractive victims of a process of stereotyping that afflicts even would-be rebels and anarchists.

Kenneth Smith

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Updated On : March 15, 2013
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