herd behavior

A Quote by Ayn Rand on conformity, herd behavior, herdmanity, individualism, creativity, sacred, and truth

"Why is it so important--what others have done? Why does it become sacred by the mere fact of not being your own? Why is anyone and everyone right--so long as it's not yourself? Why does the number of those others take the place of truth? Why is truth made a mere matter or arithmetic--and only of addition at that? Why is everything twisted out of all sense to fit everything else? There must be some reason. I don't know. I've never known it. I'd like to understand."

--Howard Roark

Ayn Rand (1905 - 1982)

Source: The Fountainhead

Contributed by: shawnmichel

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