He who would be a man must therefore be a non-conformist.
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
Profession: American Poet, Essayist
What greater reassurance can the weak have than that they are like anyone else?
Author: Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)
Profession: American Author, Philosopher
Why can't somebody give us a list of things that everybody thinks and nobody says, and another list of things that everybody says and nobody thinks.
Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)
Profession: American Author, Wit, Poet
Conventional people are roused to fury by departures from convention, largely because they regard such departures as a criticism of themselves.
Author: Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)
Profession: British Philosopher, Mathematician, Essayist
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.
Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist