The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself. ~Rita Mae Brown Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. ~John F. Kennedy      


That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong. ~William J. H. Boetcker      


The less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront, and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow… the easier I sleep at night. ~Mary Anne Radmacher