Quotes and Sayings about Individualism



"In Jefferson's mind democracy was tantamount to extreme individualism."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Democracy, Extreme, Individualism, Mind)

"Standardization of our educational systems is apt to stamp out individualism and defeat the very ends of education by leveling the product down rather than up."
- Harvey Cushing
(Related: Education, Defeat, Individualism)

"Individualism is rather like innocence; there must be something unconscious about it."
- Louis Kronenberger
(Related: Individualism, Innocence, Unconscious)

"In Italy, the Milanese are well organized but follow bourgeois taste. They adhere to certain codes of elegance, but not to individualism."
- Christian Lacroix
(Related: Elegance, Individualism, Italy, Taste)

"What's natural and right is to go with the energy of how it all has to work together. What's natural and right is interconnectedness, not individualism. What is natural and right is respect for the system, not killing the system. What's natural and right is love."
- Susan Powter
(Related: Love, Work, Energy, Individualism, Killing, Respect, Right)

"I don't envisage collectivism. There is no such animal, it is always individualism, sometimes the rest vote and sometimes they do not, and if they do they do and if they do not they do not."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Individualism, Rest, Vote)

"I'm very practical. What I'm reaching for is individualism for women."
- Kathleen Turner
(Related: Women, Individualism)

"There's been a boiling down of real emotion into a set pattern instead of individualism."
- Skeet Ulrich
(Related: Emotion, Individualism)

"Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Art, Individualism, World)

"Those nations of artists, finding their own individualism, and kind of standing against the world: to me that's the ultimate nightmare. I want to get lost and diffused in the world."
- Robert Wyatt
(Related: Artists, Individualism, Nations, Want, World)

"The 19th century was the age of Individualism; the 20th and 21st are the ages of Socialism."
- Francis Parker Yockey
(Related: Age, Individualism, Socialism)