Top 22 Conformist Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Conformist Quotes from famous people such as Nushrat Bharucha, Ayn Rand, Ekta Kapoor, Karel Reisz, Dan Savage, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I am not a conformist.

I am not a conformist.
Nushrat Bharucha
There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist.
Ayn Rand
My spirituality and my beliefs are way beyond any superstition – I’m not a conformist – and I do have a scientific outlook towards religion. Our body is made up of different elements, and certain stones help align these elements.
Ekta Kapoor
The British cinema had been very dull and conformist.
Karel Reisz
School is very conformist, and one of the very first conforming that goes on in preschool and kindergarten is gender.
Dan Savage
The medical profession is – and knows itself to be – endemically conservative and conformist.
Margaret Heffernan
I think that certainly the artists of the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s were fighting a very conformist society, which didn’t give them enough space to live or create, and they were bucking all kinds of spoken and unspoken rules.
Anne Roiphe
What always made me proud – almost blushing with pride – is that Francis Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg all told me that ‘The Conformist’ is their first modern influence.
Bernardo Bertolucci
The average man is a conformist, accepting miseries and disasters with the stoicism of a cow standing in the rain.
Colin Wilson
Communism was something so hideous that you had to be an exceptional conformist or a fool not to see the evil around you.
Donald Tusk
We are so conformist; nobody is thinking. We are all sucking up stuff; we have been trained to be consumers, and we are all consuming far too much.
Vivienne Westwood
I think religion is a bunch of hooey, and I think that the holidays are an opportunity for people to get stressed out, getting their rush to shop. It’s so conformist.
Ricky Martin
The conformist understands that the reason of his desperate look for conformism is that he realises he is different and that he never accepted his difference.
Bernardo Bertolucci
In the traditional urban novel, there is only survival or not. The suburban idea, the conformist idea, that agony can be seen to and cured by doctors or psychoanalysis or self-knowledge is nowhere to be found in the city. Talking is a way of life, but it is not a cure. Same with religion.
Jane Smiley
I wanted to have a reaction from the audience. I wanted to be able to talk to somebody, and not be talking just to myself. That’s when I did ‘The Conformist,’ ‘Last Tango in Paris,’ etc. And I found it was incredibly rewarding, something new.
Bernardo Bertolucci
Not long ago, a hat was a conformist accessory. Then the 1960s came along, and young people didn’t want to wear hats.
Philip Treacy
If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist, it’s another nonconformist who doesn’t conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity.
Bill Vaughan
When people understand that they are constantly monitored, they are more conformist – they are less willing to take up controversial positions – and that kind of mass conformity is incompatible with democracy.
Trevor Paglen
I am a believer and a conformist.
Georges Rouault
A lot of singers find a musical genre people like and stick with it. That’s being a conformist. I sing ballads, rock, salsa, rap.
I think cultures of conformity produce vast quantities of shame, both in people who simply can’t conform and people who do conform, but underneath, they’re not feeling conformist.
Jonathan Franzen
No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or ‘get rich’ in business by being a conformist.
J. Paul Getty