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Woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity. - Eric Hoffer

We cannot expect that all nations will adopt like systems, for conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Non-conformity is an empty goal, and rebellion against prevailing opinion merely because it is prevailing should no more be praised than acquiescence to it. Indeed, it is often a mask for cowardice, and few are more pathetic than those who flaunt outer differences to expiate their inner surrender. (The Organization Man, 1956) - William H. Whyte

If there is anything the non-conformist hates worse than a conformist, it's another non-conformist who doesn't conform to the prevailing standard of non-conformity. - Bill Vaughan

Our expenses are all for conformity. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy

In any free society, the conflict between social conformity and individual liberty is permanent, un-resolvable, and necessary. - Kathleen Norris

That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy. - Freda Adler

In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from. - Peter Ustinov