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"Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains."  (Sir Winston Churchill, 1874-1965)

"Conform and be dull."  (J. Frank Doble)

"Conforming is only acceptable when you conform with a nonconformist."  (John A. Simone Jr.)

"Eschew the ordinary, disdain the commonplace. If you have a single-minded need for something, let it be the unusual, the esoteric, the bizarre, the unexpected..."  (Chuck Jones)

"I don't care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as members."  (Groucho Marx)

"I'm sure there's something more to be read in a man. People dare not - they dare not turn the page. The laws of mimicry - I call them the laws of fear. People are afraid to find themselves alone, and don't find themselves at all. I hate all this moral agoraphobia - it's the worst kind of cowardice. You can't create something without being alone. But who's trying to create here? What seems different in yourself that's the one rare thing you possess, the one thing which gives each of us his worth and that's just what we try to suppress. We imitate. And we claim to love life."  (André Gide, The Immoralist)

"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong."  (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire, 1694-1778)

"Once spirit was God, then it became man, and now it is even becoming mob."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"REASONABLE, adj. Accessible to the infection of our own opinions. Hospitable to persuasion, dissuasion and evasion."  (Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary)

"The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping from the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds."  (John Maynard Keynes, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money)

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