“We can not solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them”, is one of my fave Albert Einstein quotes. Personally I abhor the commonly used phrase, “It’s always been done that way…” How about you?
Looking at the state of the world today, I do believe we are in desperate need of more nonconformists, people who refuse to see or do it the same old way.
Are you deep down yearning to be a nonconformist, but haven’t quite taken the plunge? A quick, easy read with tips: 7 Steps to Becoming a Nonconformist
“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.” ~ Albert Einstein
“I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.” ~ Rita Mae Brown
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
“One of the greatest regrets in life is being what others would want you to be, rather than being yourself.” ~ Shannon L. Alder
“Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.” ~ The Dalai Lama
“It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” ~ J. Krishnamurti
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