Individual Related Quotes



The State is concentric, but the individual is eccentric.

James Joyce


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Society is a republic. When an individual tries to lift themselves above others, they are dragged down by the mass, either by ridicule or slander.

Victor Hugo


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“We have to take every issue on its individual criteria and merits. But it's a beautiful piece of property, and we will definitely be keeping a keen eye on it.”

Keith Abler


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“You know, the mayor is a very complex individual, and he and I have had some very sharp public disagreements, ... But he's a case study in how to maximize your power and authority, whether others like it or not.”

Matt Stone


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The value of the individual does not lie in him. He receives it by union with Christ.

C. S. Lewis


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For history is to the nation as memory is to the individual.

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.


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The absorption of the individual in the universal is only another term for its destruction.

C. H. Dodd


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“That is what we need to be looking for: Who is that individual who is a potential threat to all of the other passengers?”

Carol Hallett


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Government should work to insure the rights of the individual, not plot to take them away.

Lyn Nofziger


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We do need a return to individual integrity, self-reliance, and old-fashioned gumption. We really do.

Robert M. Pirsig


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