Conventional Quotes

“Conventional people are roused to fury by departure...

“Conventional people are roused to fury by departure from convention, largely because they regard such departure as a criticism of themselves.” ― Bertrand Russell
📅︎ Jun 02
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"Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No...

"Die? I should say not, dear fellow. No Barrymore would allow such a conventional thing to happen to him." — John Barrymore
📅︎ Apr 10
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“Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines ...

“Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.” ― Noam Chomsky
📅︎ Apr 27
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"Conventional wisdom would have one believe that it is insane to resist this, the mightiest o...

"Conventional wisdom would have one believe that it is insane to resist this, the mightiest of empires, but what history really shows is that today's empire is tomorrow's ashes; that nothing lasts forever, and that to not resist is to acquiesce in your own oppression." Mumia Abu-Jamal
📅︎ Nov 10
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“Sanity lies somewhere between the inhibitio...

“Sanity lies somewhere between the inhibitions of conventional morality and the looseness of the extreme impulse” ~ Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
📅︎ Nov 26
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