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Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

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A hero is an ordinary individual
who finds the strength to persevere
and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
- Christopher Reeve

The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.
- Albert Einstein

Truth is the property of no individual
but is the treasure of all men.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

The ultimate authority must always rest
with the individual's own reason and critical analysis.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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.

Remember always that you have not only the right to be an individual,
you have an obligation to be one.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

The inherent nature of God
is not changed by our individual beliefs,
our religious institutions,
or our communal traditions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Breaking up is a natural evolution
when you try to figure out what you want in life.
If you're with an individual
who isn't moving in the same direction
and at the same rate that you are,
it ain't going to work.
- Usher Raymond

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.
The ability to direct individual accomplishments
toward organizational objectives.
It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
- Andrew Carnegie

God enters by a private door into each individual.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home.
- Ken Olsen

Washington, where an insignificant individual
may trespass on a nation's time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

And while the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual,
it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival
of the fittest in every department.
- Andrew Carnegie

I must admit that I personally measure success
in terms of the contributions
an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
- Margaret Mead

The work of the individual still remains the spark
that moves mankind ahead even more than teamwork.
- Igor Sikorsky

One of the things I was taught in law school is that
I'd never be able to think the same again -
that being a lawyer is something that's part of who
I am as an individual now.
- Anita Hill

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

Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit
without individual responsibility.
- Ambrose Bierce

To deal with individual human needs
at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.
- Jimmy Carter

The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing
and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Everything that is really great and inspiring
is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
- Albert Einstein

Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained,
progress stops.
- Thomas J. Watson

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

This overcoming of all the usual barriers
between the individual and the Absolute
is the great mystic achievement.
In mystic states we both become one with the Absolute
and we become aware of our oneness.
This is the everlasting and triumphant mystical tradition,
hardly altered by differences of clime or creed.
- William James

Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open.
- James Broughton

We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking
about what is best for society.
- Hillary Clinton

Life always rides in strength to victory,
not through internationalism...
but only through the direct responsibility of the individual.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

What the public expects and what is healthy for an
individual are two very different things.
- Esther Williams

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

I claim to be a simple individual liable
to err like any other fellow mortal.
I own, however, that I have humility enough
to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We are all connected to everyone and everything in the universe.
Therefore, everything one does as an individual affects the whole.
All thoughts, words, images, prayers, blessings,
and deeds are listened to by all that is.
- Serge Kahili King

What is true of the individual will be
tomorrow true of the whole nation
if individuals will but refuse to lose heart and hope.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I'm not sure I can say there is a clean line between
me as an individual and me as a lawyer.
- Anita Hill

Under capitalism each individual engages in economic planning.
- George Reisman

Each of us shares a unity with Spirit and all life,
and simultaneously each of us is an individual with free will.
There is a duality to us as separate and as part of the whole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we could give every individual the right amount
of nourishment and exercise,
not too little and not too much, we would have found
the safest way to health.
- Hippocrates

A safe and nutritionally adequate diet is a basic individual
right and an essential condition for sustainable development,
especially in developing countries.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Our individual lives cannot, generally,
be works of art unless the social order is also.
- Charles Horton Cooley

It is only to the individual that a soul is given.
- Albert Einstein

War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain
advantage at the expense of his fellow man.
- Napoleon Hill

For behind all imperialism is ultimately the imperialistic individual,
just as behind all peace is ultimately the peaceful individual.
- Irving Babbitt

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

My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better
at night if I can improve an individual's knowledge about food and wine,
and do it on a daily basis.
- Emeril Lagasse

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

Neither the life of an individual nor the history of
a society can be understood without understanding both.
- C. Wright Mills

The reason of the close concurrence between the individual's
progress and that of the race appears,
therefore, when we remember the dependence of each upon the other.
- James M. Baldwin

The injustice done to an individual is sometimes of service to the public.
- Junius

The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference.
He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.
- Norman Cousins

What matters in literature in the end is surely the idiosyncratic,
the individual, the flavor or the color of a particular human suffering.
- Harold Bloom

There's individual turntable setups devoted to piano,
bass, drums and a set for soloing as well.
We like to try and explore the gamut of what a turntable can do.
- Eric San

An individual step in character training is to put
responsibility on the individual.
- Robert Baden-Powell

I am attracted to people who make this effort in knowing what suits them -
they are individual and stylish.
- Vivienne Westwood

When law and duty are one, united by religion,
you never become fully conscious, fully aware of yourself.
You are always a little less than an individual.
- Frank Herbert

The level of shyness has gone up dramatically in the last decade.
I think shyness is an index of social pathology rather
than a pathology of the individual.
- Philip Zimbardo

There were so many individual styles thirty or forty years ago.
- Buddy Rich

When an individual is protesting society's refusal
to acknowledge his dignity as a human being,
his very act of protest confers dignity on him.
- Bayard Rustin

I do read books.
I suppose it's more or less the same thing,
but at least I'm alone and I'm an individual.
I can stop anytime I want, which I frequently do.
- Jack Vance

Every individual ought to know at least one poet from cover to cover:
if not as a guide through the world,
then as a yardstick for the language.
- Joseph Brodsky

Prison continues, on those who are entrusted to it,
a work begun elsewhere, which the whole of society
pursues on each individual through innumerable mechanisms of discipline.
- Michel Foucault

It's absolutely not acceptable for people to argue that,
if we are going to do anything about climate change at all,
well, the responsibility lies solely with the individual.
- Peter Garrett

It is in the power of every individual to do that which
the community as a whole is powerless to effect.
- William Thomas Stead

The individual couldn't find any attention in Italy.
- Emma Bonino

No very sharp line can be drawn between social psychology
and individual psychology.
- George H. Mead


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