Individuality--The Ultimate Quotation Collection

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Individuality—The Ultimate Quotation Collection


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70 Page Quotation Collection on Individuality

This 70 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Individuality. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Individuality, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.

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Sample Quotes on Individuality:

Could Hamlet have been written by a committee or the Mona Lisa painted by a club? Could the New Testament have been composed as a conference report?

Creative ideas do not spring from groups. They spring from individuals.

--A. Whitney Griswold

It is the mind which creates the world about us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched.

--George Gissing

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

—Muriel Strode

Children are born as individuals. If we fail to see that, if we see them as clay to be molded in any shape we like, the tougher ones will fight back and end up spiteful and wild, while the less strong will lose that uniqueness they were born with.

--Melvin Konner

I live in my own little world, but it’s OK. They know me here.

—Lauren Myracle

There is no such thing as a weird human being. It’s just that some people require more understanding than others.

--Tom Robbins

Be yourself and love who you are and be proud, because you were born this way.

--Lady Gaga

A ‘no’ uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a ‘yes’ merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble.

--Mahatma Gandhi

I want each of you to go through life making the most of your individuality. Like it or not, you will go out into the real world and be treated as an adult. Adults show each other no mercy. If you fail to cultivate within yourself a fight-back mentality, society will end up controlling you.

—Tadao Andō

[On school uniforms] Don’t these schools do enough damage making all these kids think alike, now they have to make them look alike too? It’s not a new idea, either. I first saw it in old newsreels from the 1930s, but it was hard to understand because the narration was in German.

—George Carlin

Man will do nothing unless he has first understood that he must count on no one but himself; that he is alone, abandoned on earth in the midst of his infinite responsibilities; without help, with no other aim than the one he sets himself, with no other destiny than the one he forges for himself on this earth

—Jean-Paul Sartre

Always remember you’re unique, just like everyone else.

—Margaret Mead

Not armies, not nations, have advanced the race; but here and there, in the course of ages, an individual has stood up and cast his shadow over the world.

--E. H. Chapin

All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.

--Adlai Stevenson

The nail that sticks out is hammered down.

--Japanese Proverb

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