The 11/06/13 Joy Jar

8 Nov

The ‘Joy Jar’ is a year-long exercise in finding something to be grateful for every day. It will end on December 25, 2013. During the year, moi has put hundreds of thought nuggets into the ‘Joy Jar.’ The only thing that ties the authors together is their individuality. Today’s deposit into the ‘Joy Jar’ is individuality.

Imitation is the highest form of flattery, but clones kind of get it wrong because we are promoting individuality and being proud of being yourself.
Brian Molko

A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that ‘individuality’ is the key to success.
Robert Orben

Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only by the man who is as well organized in his individuality as the mass itself.
Carl Jung

All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity.
James F. Cooper

It is those who concentrates on but one thing at a time who advance in this world. The great man or woman is the one who never steps outside his or her specialty or foolishly dissipates his or her individuality.
Og Mandino

If a man is not faithful to his own individuality, he cannot be loyal to anything.
Claude McKay

Individuality is founded in feeling; and the recesses of feeling, the darker, blinder strata of character, are the only places in the world in which we catch real fact in the making, and directly perceive how events happen, and how work is actually done.
William James

It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.
Robert Green Ingersoll

You lose your individuality a huge amount when you have no money, and I certainly had that experience.
J. K. Rowling

The reason most people don’t express their individuality and actually deny it, is not fear of what prime ministers think of us or the head of the federal reserve, It’s what their families and their friends down at the bar are going to think of them.
David Icke

In a society that tries to standardize thinking, individuality is not highly prized.
Alex Grey

Whatever crushes individuality is despotism, by whatever name it may be called and whether it professes to be enforcing the will of God or the injunctions of men.
John Stuart Mill

The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence.
Eddie Rickenbacker

What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

No one should part with their individuality and become that of another.
William Ellery Channing

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