Top 368 Individual Quotes

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“The interests of the team must always outweigh the interests of any individual, including me.”

― AB de Villiers

“I’m really inspired by the power of the individual. People like Gloria Steinem.”

― Abbi Jacobson

“If you break an individual record, it’s because of the greatness that comes before you.”

― Abby Wambach

“I would trade all the individual awards I’ve won for a World Cup.”

― Abby Wambach

“A dialogue among civilizations can be seen as a dialogue between the individual and the universal.”

― Abdelaziz Bouteflika

“Basketball is so unique. It’s both a team and an individual sport.”

― Adam Silver

“For characters where, in a comic, I’d avoid using screen tone because it’s such a bother, I’d deliberately use it in animation in order to highlight their individual characteristics.”

― Akira Toriyama

“Evil is the interruption of a truth by the pressure of particular or individual interests.”

― Alain Badiou

“With cooking, there’s always the tangible and the intangible: that which is in the domain of sentiment, of the individual.”

― Alain Ducasse

“One individual doesn’t really accept the pro-life position of the party, and the other… says he supports it and takes a position that is logically inconsistent.”

― Alan Keyes

“Science is really about individual experts reaching a consensus.”

― Alan Stern

“Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.”

― Albert Einstein

“Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized.”

― Albert Einstein

“The high destiny of the individual is to serve rather than to rule.”

― Albert Einstein

“It is only to the individual that a soul is given.”

― Albert Einstein

“Individual income can grow only as fast as productivity rises.”

― Alex Berenson

“Every individual acts and suffers in accordance with his peculiar teleology, which has all the inevitability of fate, so long as he does not understand it.”

― Alfred Adler

“I support transitioning from the progressive tax to a flat tax system – both individual and corporate/business.”

― Allen West

“I’m a reasonably articulate individual.”

― Amanda Marshall

“I’m a staunch anti-Castro individual.”

― Andy Garcia

“Tennis is an individual sport, and I am quite a self-conscious person.”

― Andy Murray

“The idea that Buddhism denies what is called in the West ‘individual immortality’ is a mistake, so far as the Buddhist scriptures are concerned.”

― Annie Besant

“The reason that ‘Stalingrad’ took off was because it emphasized the influence of history on the individual.”

― Antony Beevor

“For an individual, playback singing is not enough to sustain a career, and it is not really a main source of income.”

― Armaan Malik

“The definition of the individual was: a multitude of one million divided by one million.”

― Arthur Koestler

“What must occur is a greater recognition by investors of their individual responsibility.”

― Arthur Levitt

“The bigger confrontation is the one an individual has with itself.”

― Asghar Farhadi

“I’m kind of a squirrely individual.”

― Ashley McBryde

“The BJP is not a party dependent on a single individual, nor is it tied to the apron strings of a family.”

― Atal Bihari Vajpayee

“I’m tired of the U.S. getting involved in every country’s individual disputes.”

― Austin Scott

“Society attacks early, when the individual is helpless.”

― B. F. Skinner

“America stands for individual liberty, but that means an ordered liberty.”

― Bainbridge Colby

“Most of my books have been about the complex ways an individual depends on community.”

― Barbara Kingsolver

“Individual goals never meant that much to me. The Heisman is no exception.”

― Barry Sanders

“As digital communications have multiplied, and NSA capabilities with them, the agency has shifted resources from surveillance of individual targets to the acquisition of communications on a planetary scale.”

― Barton Gellman

“It’s not about the individual notes. It’s about the energy.”

― Ben Hopkins

“And this is the Anarchistic definition of the State: the embodiment of the principle of invasion in an individual, or a band of individuals, assuming to act as representatives or masters of the entire people within a given area.”

― Benjamin Tucker

“I think vegetarianism is a crucial ethical choice for an individual and a society.”

― Bernhard Goetz

“Though we work with rental agencies, a large part of our fleet comprises individual drivers.”

― Bhavish Aggarwal

“Ultimately, the team has to come first even though we all have individual goals and preferences.”

― Bill Belichick

“Each individual piece is a calculated attempt to entice women to add to their wardrobe.”

― Bill Blass

“No one can change the definition of what behavior is presidential because that definition fundamentally depends on what our form of government requires, not on what one individual prefers.”

― Bill Kristol

“Revolution is something that actually starts in individual hearts.”

― Bill Viola

“I’m a very philanthropically oriented individual. There are a lot of causes that I support, and I’m a big fan of advocacy.”

― Brandon Victor Dixon

“In my model, important interference phenomena arise when individual strata come into contact. These chaotic fluctuations are, I suppose, what my music is really ‘about.’”

― Brian Ferneyhough

“I’m just concerned with winning, not individual accolades.”

― Brock Osweiler

“There were so many individual styles thirty or forty years ago.”

― Buddy Rich

“A family needs to work as a team, supporting each other’s individual aims and aspirations.”

― Buzz Aldrin

“Be an individual. I mean, obviously it’s hard for a brand, for a corporation, to have a huge following.”

― Cameron Dallas

“In big science, the role of the individual scientist must be carefully preserved. So is the one of original ideas and of contributions.”

― Carlo Rubbia

“But I would assert that despite the wide variety of yoga options and individual preferences, there is one universal element: the union of consciousness and movement, breath and awareness.”

― Carre Otis

“I think I’m needed – as an artist, as an individual, as an entity, an enigma, an exhibitionist, an entertainer – as an alternative.”

― CeeLo Green

“Instead of a national curriculum for education, what is really needed is an individual curriculum for every child.”

― Charles Handy

“As the Church is the aggregate of believers, there is an intimate analogy between the experience of the individual believer, and of the Church as a whole.”

― Charles Hodge

“If I stayed in this game for individual achievements, I don’t think I’d still be playing.”

― Chili Davis

“Not every child is cut out for an individual sport.”

― Chris Evert

“I’m not trying to win individual awards.”

― Chris Webber

“Sexiness is about being an individual and having conviction about what that is.”

― Christina Hendricks

“No one individual vote, no one individual quote or no one individual statement defines me, my beliefs, or my record.”

― Chuck Hagel

“2NE1 was special because we each had different characters and styles, for individual tastes.”

― CL

“The vicar of Christ is an individual, not an electorate.”

― Conrad Black

“Conserving the individual is the basis of conservatism. It is classical, de Tocqueville liberalism.”

― Dana Loesch

“It is rare that even a jazz musician finds an individual voice.”

― David Baker

“The collective comes before the individual.”

― David Luiz

“A nation that forgets its past can function no better than an individual with amnesia.”

― David McCullough

“Clubs are much stronger than any one individual.”

― David Moyes

“I would love to have been a golfer or any individual sportsman.”

― David Seaman

“Changing mass consciousness is an individual responsibility.”

― Dennis Weaver

“’Threatz’ was when I stepped into my own as an individual and one of the first songs we put on SoundCloud.”

― Denzel Curry

“If I could press a button and have all of Sequoia Capital on the Midas List, I would choose to do that over a honoring a single individual.”

― Douglas Leone

“I have mutual funds. I have a lot of individual stocks. I’m across the board, really well diversified.”

― Duff McKagan

“I have no mystic faith in the people. I have in the individual.”

― E. M. Forster

“I focus a lot more on the collective than the individual.”

― Edinson Cavani

“Within this widest concept of object, and specifically within the concept of individual object, Objects and phenomena stand in contrast with each other.”

― Edmund Husserl

“The primal principle of democracy is the worth and dignity of the individual.”

― Edward Bellamy

“I tend to have a kind of tunnel vision when I’m looking at an individual piece.”

― Edward Norton

“I’m a big free-market individual.”

― Elizabeth Emken

“The individual couldn’t find any attention in Italy.”

― Emma Bonino

“Believe in individual initiatives, in courage, in risk.”

― Emmanuel Macron

“Government is a collective unity. There is no decision by cabinet which can be attributed to one individual.”

― Emmerson Mnangagwa

“The individual who has to justify his existence by his own efforts is in eternal bondage to himself.”

― Eric Hoffer

“No veteran should have to wait for claims. If there’s anybody impatient here, I am that individual.”

― Eric Shinseki

“There’s this tendency to think of the individual and the collective are somehow at odds or separate. But I think that’s really false. We’re all both. And when the individual suffers, the collective suffers, and vice versa.”

― Eula Biss

“The greatest things are accomplished by individual people, not by committees or companies.”

― Fay Weldon

“Any organization or any individual that targets civilians and kills them for political agenda is a terrorist organization.”

― Feisal Abdul Rauf

“A language presupposes that all the individual users possess the organs.”

― Ferdinand de Saussure

“Certainly it is a different world for players nowadays. But it depends on the individual.”

― Franz Beckenbauer

“I’m an educated individual.”

― Freddie Gibbs

“’Emergencies’ have always been the pretext on which the safeguards of individual liberty have been eroded.”

― Friedrich August von Hayek

“The freedom of each individual can only be the freedom of all.”

― Friedrich Durrenmatt

“The rightful claim to dissent is an existential right of the individual.”

― Friedrich Durrenmatt

“An individual, in promoting his own interest, may injure the public interest; a nation, in promoting the general welfare, may check the interest of a part of its members.”

― Friedrich List

“Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual.”

― Friedrich Nietzsche

“Every theory of love, from Plato down, teaches that each individual loves in the other sex what he lacks in himself.”

― G. Stanley Hall

“I don’t give much thought to individual awards.”

― Gareth Bale

“Humans have to realise they’re not individuals but individual parts of the same organism, with responsibility to each other.”

― Genesis P-Orridge

“Everyone knows of great projects that were too dependent on a charismatic individual, or simply too expensive to be replicated.”

― Geoff Mulgan

“The achiever is the only individual who is truly alive.”

― George Allen, Sr.

“I would never sacrifice my individual beliefs as a citizen to my corporate responsibilities.”

― George W. Romney

“When somebody uses a word as a genre distinction, all it really does is trigger certain experiences, or music, that somebody’s been exposed to. But that’s an individual thing; there’s no sort of universal understanding of what jazz is.”

― Gerald Clayton

“I detest audiences. Not in their individual components but en masse… I think they are a force of evil.”

― Glenn Gould

“Every individual in the church is free to think as he pleases.”

― Gordon B. Hinckley

“As an individual I was known as the DJ or the mixer.”

― Grandmaster Flash

“I’m not really worried about individual stats.”

― Greg Oden

“As a confirmed individualist I certainly do not wish to underrate the influence of the individual, for the masses do not lead the individual; rather, in the individual is vested the capacity to lead the masses.”

― Gustav Stresemann

“You can be a little lonely because it’s an individual sport.”

― Guy Forget

“I speak very highly of Jim Thome. Not only is he a great player, but he’s a great individual.”

― Harmon Killebrew

“The future of our individual transport has to be electric!”

― Hartmut Michel

“It is hard to be an individual in Japan.”

― Haruki Murakami

“The relation of the individual person to the species he belongs to is the most intimate of all relations.”

― Havelock Ellis

“The individual dynamics going on within a venture fund are critically important to you. Unfortunately, they’re also very opaque.”

― Heidi Roizen

“To try to expunge an individual’s history is a terrible violation.”

― Helen Dunmore

“But it is well to remember that we are dealing with nations every one of which has a direct individual interest to serve, and there is grave danger in an unshared idealism.”

― Henry Cabot Lodge

“I describe not men, but manners; not an individual, but a species.”

― Henry Fielding

“The only fruitful promise of which the life of any individual or any nation can be possessed, is a promise determined by an ideal.”

― Herbert Croly

“If the individual is a unit in a corporate mass, his life is not merely brutish and short, but dull and mechanical.”

― Herbert Read

“The farther a society progresses, the more clearly the individual becomes the antithesis of the group.”

― Herbert Read

“In each individual the spirit is made flesh, in each one the whole of creation suffers, in each one a Savior is crucified.”

― Hermann Hesse

“Each individual fact, taken by itself, can indeed arouse our curiosity or our astonishment, or be useful to us in its practical applications.”

― Hermann von Helmholtz

“Voting is an individual, personal thing.”

― Hill Harper

“Individual consciences are fine but individual consciences have to be made manifest.”

― Hillary Clinton

“Since we all have different cognitive profiles, educators should take those individual differences very seriously.”

― Howard Gardner

“Wash four distinct and separate times, using lots of lather each time from individual bars of soap.”

― Howard Hughes

“Parents should be encouraged to read to their children, and teachers should be equipped with all available techniques for teaching literacy, so the varying needs and capacities of individual kids can be taken into account.”

― Hugh Mackay

“The world is fixated on defining and redefining what is feminine. That is for every individual to decide for herself.”

― Huma Qureshi

“It’s up to the individual to decide when he wants to quit.”

― Inzamam-ul-Haq

“Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today – but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all.”

― Isaac Asimov

“The promise of individual and collective emancipation implicit in the notion of progress appears to be broken.”

― Isabelle Kocher

“We don’t need to be categorized – we are all individual and beautifully unique.”

― Iskra Lawrence

“Every person with a disability is an individual.”

― Itzhak Perlman

“Death’s an old joke, but each individual encounters it anew.”

― Ivan Turgenev

“The cradle-to-grave welfare state diminishes individual initiative and can breed a pervasive sclerosis.”

― Jacob Weisberg

“A scientific prize is an ambiguous thing: it highlights an individual when we should highlight a collective effort, but I’m not alone.”

― Jacques Dubochet

“I don’t worry about individual matchups.”

― Jahlil Okafor

“Justice for the major perpetrators cannot be separated from the vindication of the rights of the individual victim.”

― Jalal Talabani

“Although individual states have primary responsibility for conducting fair and impartial elections, the FBI becomes involved when paramount federal interests are affected or electoral abuse occurs.”

― James Comey

“Although individual temperaments vary, boys are designed to be more assertive, audacious, and excitable than girls are.”

― James Dobson

“No individual has a vested right to a job when that individual fails to perform adequately.”

― James E. Rogers

“In Socrates’ thought the two marks of individual self-consciousness appear; it is practical and it is social.”

― James Mark Baldwin

“I always thought I was a fairly meek individual.”

― Jamey Sheridan

“The best thing about the Web is the sound of all the individual voices rising.”

― Jami Attenberg

“Painting is such an individual profession. I’m not performing. There’s no audience.”

― Jamie Wyeth

“The channels of intuitive knowledge are opened according to the intensity of individual need.”

― Jane Roberts

“The balance of power shifts on the Internet to the individual. This is a two-way medium.”

― Jason Calacanis

“The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.”

― Jean de la Bruyere

“Egocentrism appears to us as a form of behavior intermediate between purely individual and socialized behavior.”

― Jean Piaget

“Reflective abstraction, however, is based not on individual actions but on coordinated actions.”

― Jean Piaget

“States are free to modify the Common Core State Standards or adopt their own individual standards, because academic standards are the prerogative of the states.”

― Jeb Bush

“I think it’s an individual thing. Your mountains are my molehills.”

― Jena Malone

“With an evening wear collection, each piece has to be quite individual.”

― Jenny Packham

“Don’t be too influenced by what’s ‘in fashion.’ Just be a bit more individual about it.”

― Jenny Packham

“The individual who signs the check has the ultimate power.”

― Jerry Rubin

“I need to keep my focus as an individual and keep supporting my team.”

― Jessica McDonald

“It is my belief that one’s salary is between an individual and the IRS.”

― Jessica Savitch

“My stepfather was a very nasty individual.”

― Jill Scott

“To deal with individual human needs at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.”

― Jimmy Carter

“An objective truth and individual reason are feared above all.”

― Jimmy Johnson

“The Inspector General issued six reviews and reports on actions taken based on provisions of the act. In those six reports, the IG found that not one violation of an individual’s civil liberties – a total of zero – had taken place since the act was instituted.”

― Jo Bonner

“When individual members of the team are highly disciplined, they can be trusted and, therefore, allowed to operate with very little oversight.”

― Jocko Willink

“The individual Siemens businesses must be able to keep up with the specialists in the industry and be at least as good as their strongest competitors.”

― Joe Kaeser

“The discovery of various phenomena has led to a recognition of the fact that the chemical atom is an individual which again is itself made up of several units into a selfcontained whole.”

― Johannes Stark

“In Degas’s compositions with several dancers, their steps, postures and gestures often resemble the almost geometric, formal letters of an alphabet, whereas their bodies and heads are recalcitrant, sinuous and individual.”

― John Berger

“By nature, every individual has the right to govern himself; and governments, whether founded on majorities or minorities, must derive their right from the assent, expressed or implied, of the governed,, and be subject to such limitations as they may impose.”

― John C. Calhoun

“I’m a seriously flawed individual, but I guess everybody is.”

― John Grant

“In fact, the individual outlook becomes less and less valuable and more and more harmful unless it is transmitted into the corporate outlook.”

― John Grierson

“The Internet amplifies power in all respects. It can grossly exaggerate the power of the individual.”

― John Perry Barlow

“The individual is not accountable to society for his actions in so far as these concern the interests of no person but himself.”

― John Stuart Mill

“What the Snowden scenario proved is that the weakest link is not the technology, the weakest link is the individual; we shouldn’t kid ourselves.”

― John W. Thompson

“All I’m for is the liberty of the individual.”

― John Wayne

“My individual, psychological descent coincided, ironically, with my ascent into the public eye.”

― Joni Mitchell

“I see bodies as individual things.”

― Joni Mitchell

“Art always opts for the individual, the concrete; art is not Platonic.”

― Jorge Luis Borges

“We are all beautiful in our own individual and special ways.”

― Jorja Smith

“The merit of a democratic regime rests on one’s continual willingness to exchange views, and to compete on the basis of individual merit and capacities.”

― Jose Eduardo dos Santos

“We fought no better, perhaps, than they. We exhibited, perhaps, no higher individual qualities.”

― Joshua Chamberlain

“The individual source of the statistics may easily be the weakest link.”

― Josiah Stamp

“What changes with fame is the perceptions of the individual rather than the individual.”

― Julia Roberts

“Desire is individual. Happiness is common.”

― Julian Casablancas

“By nature, I really am a fairly bouncy and sunny individual.”

― Julie Andrews

“The personal interests of the individual players must be put aside.”

― Jupp Heynckes

“Figure skating is such an individual sport, but to have a teammate on the podium with you is unbelievable.”

― Kaetlyn Osmond

“An individual can have a point of view. He is entitled to that.”

― Kapil Sibal

“Only as an individual can man become a philosopher.”

― Karl Jaspers

“It’s so fascinating to think about how each snowflake is completely individual – there are millions and millions of them, but each one is so unique.”

― Kate Bush

“Portraits are about revealing aspects of an individual.”

― Kehinde Wiley

“The story behind every song is individual to itself.”

― Kelly Jones

“I look at every piece of furniture and every object as an individual sculpture.”

― Kelly Wearstler

“Strategies that do show evidence of effectiveness include policing that’s focused on high-risk individuals or geographic areas, and/or deterrence-based approaches that hold entire gangs accountable should individual members engage in criminal behavior.”

― Ken Cuccinelli

“Labels like ‘Chinese Science Fiction’ or ‘Western Science Fiction’ summarize a vast field of work, all of which are diverse and driven by individual authors, with individual concerns.”

― Ken Liu

“Are hackers a threat? The degree of threat presented by any conduct, whether legal or illegal, depends on the actions and intent of the individual and the harm they cause.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“My husband and I both attended public schools. We believe in the benefits, both individual and communal, of supporting public schools.”

― Kim Brooks

“I made every single piece myself, each individual component, so it was quite time consuming.”

― Kit Williams

“There are mysteries, secret zones in each individual.”

― Krzysztof Kieslowski

“But the history of the changes produced by a universal idea is not a history of changes in the individual, but of changes brought about by the successive efforts of millions of individuals in the course of many generations.”

― Lafcadio Hearn

“F1 is a team sport, not an individual sport.”

― Lance Stroll

“Over-commercialization and its resulting restrictions and limitations can be very damaging and distorting to the inherent nature of the individual. I did not deliberately abandon my fans, nor did I deliberately abandon any responsibilities.”

― Lauryn Hill

“I think it is very important in this business to be an individual.”

― Lee Ann Womack

“When the facilities of the government of the United States are drawn on an individual, it can be terrifying.”

― Lee J. Cobb

“I met Jesse Owens once. He was a remarkable individual, and I have tremendous respect for what he did in the Olympics under the circumstances.”

― Lee Trevino

“Each individual member of a co-operative society works with that interest which is inseparable from the new position he enjoys. Each has an interest in the other.”

― Leland Stanford

“What does it mean to be an individual? What does it mean to flourish?”

― Leon Kass

“I am definitely an individual.”

― Leona Lewis

“I’m not the kind of person who tries to be cool or trendy, I’m definitely an individual.”

― Leonardo DiCaprio

“A religion must be instrumental in spiritualising the individual into a boundless and holistic nature.”

― Lobsang Tenzin

“The rules or ‘laws’ of poetry are only tentative devices, an approximate scheme. There is no Sinaitic recipe for poetry, for the individual poem is the norm.”

― Louis MacNeice

“Our findings with reference to organized crime was that organized crime as an entity didn’t participate in the assassination of the president. However, we were unable to preclude the possibility of individual members of organized crime having participated.”

― Louis Stokes

“Punishing individual immigrants who are deeply embedded in American communities is not the mandate Trump was given when he was elected.”

― Luis Gutierrez

“Individual awards are important, but I am not obsessed with them.”

― Luka Modric

“No individual can do it all on their own.”

― Luka Modric

“Earlier in my career, a lot of guys wanted individual numbers and to do well individually.”

― Luol Deng

“Legally speaking, there are no such things as ‘public rights,’ as distinguished from individual rights. Legally speaking, there is no such creature or thing as ‘the public.’”

― Lysander Spooner

“Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp of the individual who possesses it.”

― Madame de Stael

“Crime against the individual is the equivalent of crime against humanity.”

― Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

“I don’t have any personal agenda or vendetta against any individual, even Narendra Modi.”

― Mamata Banerjee

“Kafka truly illustrates the way the environment oppresses the individual. He shows how the unconscious controls our lives.”

― Manuel Puig

“I wanted to use my possibility to be an individual, and I suppose I have, no?”

― Marcel Duchamp

“One who sees the Supersoul accompanying the individual soul in all bodies and who understands that neither the soul nor the Supersoul is ever destroyed, actually sees.”

― Marcus Tullius Cicero

“I hope I’m an individual. I suppose an eccentric is a super individual.”

― Margaret Rutherford

“The average trade of an individual is in the thousands of shares, whereas the institutional trade can be in the millions of shares. Clearly, the bigger the order, the bigger the move in the stock.”

― Maria Bartiromo

“Society needs people who can manage projects in addition to handling individual tasks.”

― Marilyn vos Savant

“The freedom to be an individual is the essence of America.”

― Marilyn vos Savant

“I’m amazed, as quirky, individual and selfish as most of us are, that anyone stays married for long.”

― Mark McKinnon

“Coaching really is an individual philosophy.”

― Mark Messier

“I’ve never really spent a lot of time thinking about my individual accomplishments actually.”

― Mark Messier

“Wanted has gone into second, third and fourth printings of the individual issues and the north American printings of Wanted #1 are now close to 100,000.”

― Mark Millar

“As a former member of the IRA, I accept all the responsibilities that are due to me. But in terms of the individual circumstances, I don’t comment on that.”

― Martin McGuinness

“Human beings have kicked around the concept of what individual happiness means for centuries, from the Bible to the ancient Greeks to the 1859 bestseller ‘Self-Help.’”

― Mary Pilon

“London style is individual.”

― Mary Quant

“It’s an individual waste and it’s an economic waste for Australia not to recognise dyslexia.”

― Maryanne Wolf

“The individual incentive not to commit crime on Wall Street now is almost zero.”

― Matt Taibbi

“The general will rules in society as the private will governs each separate individual.”

― Maximilien Robespierre

“It was a requirement by the veterans to list the 57,000 names. We’re reaching a time that we’ll acknowledge the individual in a war on a national level.”

― Maya Lin

“The definition of a modern approach to war is the acknowledgement of individual lives lost.”

― Maya Lin

“I am opposed to any individual taxes until we eliminate all of the unconstitutional agencies, and I suspect we wouldn’t need a tax after that.”

― Michael Badnarik

“My wealth came from growing businesses. I had wealth, but not liquidity. Basically I transferred illiquid shares of AIC for liquid shares of Manulife. Now I’m the biggest individual shareholder of Manulife.”

― Michael Lee-Chin

“Individual freedom is a Jewish idea, but it’s one of the functions of Christianity to make this idea universal.”

― Michael Novak

“I thought of myself as an individual ever since I was little.”

― Michael Pena

“L.A. is a town built upon segregated, individual fantasies.”

― Mike D

“I’m not against anybody. I’m really not. I’m not a hater. I’m not homophobic. I honestly don’t care what people do personally in their individual lives.”

― Mike Huckabee

“Even though we want huge individual egos, our collective ego is unbelievable.”

― Mike Krzyzewski

“The elimination of unnecessary collateral requirements on foreign insurers and reinsurers is not only beneficial for the individual companies, but for the industry as a whole.”

― Mike McGavick

“Where the state begins, individual liberty ceases, and vice versa.”

― Mikhail Bakunin

“Without realizing it, the individual composes his life according to the laws of beauty even in times of greatest distress.”

― Milan Kundera

“The economy is designed to serve the individual.”

― Moshe Kahlon

“Unless you know the individual, it’s very difficult to advise that individual as to what he needs to do.”

― MS Dhoni

“Mr. Trump set an example of how an individual can damage a country. There are agitations all around, and the whole of U.S. is under turmoil.”

― N. Chandrababu Naidu

“The prime minister is not a private individual, but the leader of the Jewish State and the Jewish world as a whole.”

― Naftali Bennett

“Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble making individual.”

― Natalie Clifford Barney

“I’m fascinated by human agency – by the process of decision, both in the individual and the mass.”

― Nick Harkaway

“That Obama creature – loathsome individual – he couldn’t stand our country.”

― Nigel Farage

“Skype is for any individual who has a broadband Internet connection.”

― Niklas Zennstrom

“My inspiration was the game itself, not any individual player in it.”

― Nomar Garciaparra

“The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.”

― Norman Cousins

“Managerial discretion can take many forms, some very subtle. Individual managers may run slack operations; they may pursue subgoals that are at variance with corporate purposes; they can engage in self-dealing.”

― Oliver E. Williamson

“Even though I’m very Westernized as an individual and very Canadian, I guess I’ve lost some of my Chinese culture.”

― Patrick Chan

“A temporary reduction in tax rates on individual incomes can be a powerful weapon against recession.”

― Paul Samuelson

“Investors need to understand the risk of individual exchanges before trusting their funds with them.”

― Perianne Boring

“I fight for the right to be an individual. I have to be meself.”

― Pete Burns

“In a market economy, however, the individual has some possibility of escaping from the power of the state.”

― Peter L. Berger

“I’m aware of other artists, but what I’m really most interested in is viewing individual pictures. I like dramatic pictures.”

― Peter Saul

“Football is a collective sport, but goalkeeping is an individual sport.”

― Petr Cech

“For me, I’ve always tried to be a stand-up individual.”

― Phil Heath

“Pity addresses the perceived suffering, not the whole individual.”

― Phil Klay

“For each individual, sport is a possible source for inner improvement.”

― Pierre de Coubertin

“The Games were created for the glorification of the individual champion.”

― Pierre de Coubertin

“The Olympic Games were created for the exhaltation of the individual athlete.”

― Pierre de Coubertin

“Man the individual consoles himself for his passing with the thought of the offspring or the works which he leaves behind.”

― Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“All individual thought is dissolved in universal thought, as all form is dissolved in the universal plastic means of Abstract-Real painting.”

― Piet Mondrian

“The subjectivization of the universal in art brings the universal downward on one hand, while on the other it helps raise the individual toward the universal.”

― Piet Mondrian

“Subjectivity ceases to exist only when the mutation-like leap is made from subjectivity to objectivity, from individual existence to universal existence.”

― Piet Mondrian

“One sees in Latin America, and also elsewhere, among many Catholics a certain schizophrenia between individual and public morality.”

― Pope Benedict XVI

“Nobody’s unique. Everybody copies off of each other. Everybody wears the same type of stuff. Nobody’s an individual anymore.”

― Prodigy

“I don’t know who took what. That is pretty private with an individual.”

― Rafael Palmeiro

“God enters by a private door into every individual.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Mysticism is the mistake of an accidental and individual symbol for an universal one.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“No one politician should be allowed to judge the guilt, to charge an individual, to judge the guilt of an individual and to execute an individual.”

― Rand Paul

“It is common, and encouraged by many journals, for research to be judged by the impact factor of the journal that publishes it. But as a journal’s score is an average, it says little about the quality of any individual piece of research.”

― Randy Schekman

“I actually think every individual is now an entrepreneur, whether they recognize it or not.”

― Reid Hoffman

“The symbolic significance of individual athletes’ achievements has sometimes proved more productive than the negotiations of diplomats or politicians.”

― Richard Attias

“We are a segmented society, living in our individual bubbles.”

― Richard Cohen

“If an individual wants to be a leader and isn’t controversial, that means he never stood for anything.”

― Richard M. Nixon

“I’m a stubborn individual.”

― Richard Ojeda

“Mr. Darwin refers to the multitude of the individual of every species, which, from one cause or another, perish either before, or soon after attaining maturity.”

― Richard Owen

“In Total Nonstop Action, individual wrestlers have a lot more freedom to artistically express themselves versus WWE.”

― Rob Van Dam

“Groups are grammatical fictions; only individuals exist, and each individual is different.”

― Robert Anton Wilson

“Of all the species of literary composition, perhaps biography is the most delightful. The attention concentrated on one individual gives a unity to the materials of which it is composed, which is wanting in general history.”

― Robert Hall

“History has always been a series of pendulum swings, but the individual doesn’t have to get caught in that.”

― Robert Johnson

“While individual whites may be against racism, they still benefit from the distribution of resources controlled by their group.”

― Robin DiAngelo

“Kids don’t shuffle along in unison on the road to maturity. They slouch toward adulthood at an uneven, highly individual pace.”

― Robin Marantz Henig

“Individual stories from the Bible had been made into movies, but no one had taken on the arc of the Bible story as one meta-narrative from Genesis to Revelation.”

― Roma Downey

“Now the identification of individual sounds by phonetic observation is an artificial way of proceeding.”

― Roman Jakobson

“Mutual funds have historically offered safety and diversification. And they spare you the responsibility of picking individual stocks.”

― Ron Chernow

“You don’t have freedom because you are a hyphenated American; you have freedom because you are an individual, and that should be protected.”

― Ron Paul

“With each individual, everybody takes instructions in a different way.”

― Ross Barkley

“I was quite solitary for ‘Hitman.’ I was quite apart. He struck me as a very sad individual. There was a mournful quality there.”

― Rupert Friend

“Collective solutions to individual problems is very seductive. It’s how Obama gets elected, by the way.”

― Rush Limbaugh

“Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.”

― Sachin Tendulkar

“I don’t really believe in the idea of the individual.”

― Sally Rooney

“The spirit of self-help is the root of all genuine growth in the individual.”

― Samuel Smiles

“The greatest enemy of individual freedom is the individual himself.”

― Saul Alinsky

“Mutual funds were created to make investing easy, so consumers wouldn’t have to be burdened with picking individual stocks.”

― Scott Cook

“I trust the individual over the bureaucracy.”

― Scott Garrett

“Most other competitions are individual achievements, but the Olympic Games is something that belongs to everybody.”

― Scott Hamilton

“Today, comics is one of the very few forms of mass communication in which individual voices still have a chance to be heard.”

― Scott McCloud

“I work on stories rather than individual pictures.”

― Sebastiao Salgado

“I’m definitely not a fearless individual.”

― Serena Williams

“The thing about me and Cesaro is that we both have strong individual personalities.”

― Sheamus

“I’d like to thank my parents for always stressing, be an individual.”

― Shelby Lynne

“Individual scientists cannot do much on their own. Heads of nations, corporates, and economic giants should recognise the criticality of it.”

― Sheldon Lee Glashow

“I’m an individual, and I have opinions.”

― Shia LaBeouf

“Nowadays I think it’s really important that designers are really unique and individual.”

― Shigeru Miyamoto

“I took individual photographs of Annie Liebovitz, I kept taking her picture.”

― Shirley Knight

“Individual honors and scoring championships are great, but my No. 1 goal is to win the Stanley Cup.”

― Sidney Crosby

“A belligerent state permits itself every such misdeed, every such act of violence, as would disgrace the individual.”

― Sigmund Freud

“The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization. It was greatest before there was any civilization.”

― Sigmund Freud

“The rights of the individual are greatly prized in the developed world, but in many other regions they are considered a luxury reserved for the impossibly wealthy.”

― Silvia Cartwright

“Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.”

― Simone de Beauvoir

“When an individual is kept in a situation of inferiority, the fact is that he does become inferior.”

― Simone de Beauvoir

“The psyche of the individual is commensurate with the totality of creative energy. This requires a most radical revision of Western psychology.”

― Stanislav Grof

“The human psyche shows that each individual is an extension of all of existence.”

― Stanislav Grof

“Plot is to literature what individual holes are to miniature golf.”

― Stanley Elkin

“Georgian architecture respected the scale of both the individual and the community.”

― Stephen Gardiner

“In Montana, no one, including out-of-state corporate executives, has been excluded from spending money – or ‘speaking’ – in our elections. Any individual can contribute. All we require is that they use their own money, not corporate money that belongs to shareholders, and that they disclose who they are.”

― Steve Bullock

“Elon Musk is a remarkable individual.”

― Steve Jurvetson

“It’s been an amazing year of individual performances.”

― Steve Kerr

“As individual people, embedded in our daily lives, of course we’re interested in what makes one person different from another. We’ve got to hire one person and not another, marry one person and not another.”

― Steven Pinker

“Immunologists agreed that an individual vertebrate synthesizes many millions of structurally different forms of antibody molecules even before it encounters an antigen.”

― Susumu Tonegawa

“An individual voice can be heard in a choir that otherwise sings in unison. This is something that is not excused.”

― Tahar Ben Jelloun

“So often, literature about African people is conflated with literature about African politics, as if the state were somehow of greater import or interest than the individual.”

― Taiye Selasi

“If genetic memory or racial memory persists, is it possible that individual memory also exists from previous lives?”

― Taylor Caldwell

“I didn’t really care about the individual stats.”

― Terry Rozier

“Needed reform of the nominating procedures has been thwarted by the individual vested interests of the DNC members in maintaining the maze of primaries and caucuses.”

― Terry Sanford

“Individual tribes or, in other words, races or stocks, are the constituent elements of the earliest history.”

― Theodor Mommsen

“In his state of complete powerlessness the individual perceives the time he has left to live as a brief reprieve.”

― Theodor W. Adorno

“The individual mirrors in his individuation the preordained social laws of exploitation, however mediated.”

― Theodor W. Adorno

“In the age of the individual’s liquidation, the question of individuality must be raised anew.”

― Theodor W. Adorno

“Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.”

― Theodore Parker

“God should not be called an individual substance, since the principal of individuation is matter.”

― Thomas Aquinas

“I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.”

― Thomas Carlyle

“Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.”

― Thomas J. Watson

“In the role of Miss Munim, I had credibility as an individual.”

― Tina Ambani

“If an individual is born with the obligation to obey, who is born with the right to command?”

― Tom G. Palmer

“Both on an individual and a national scale, debt imprisons.”

― Tom Hodgkinson

“Bilingualism is a great asset for any individual, but it has perilous consequences for a nation.”

― Tom Tancredo

“Individual achievements are not important for me, to be honest.”

― Toni Kroos

“We did it together. Not one individual carried this team.”

― Troy Vincent

“No member of any ‘grouping’ should be judged by the activity of some other individual in that same grouping.”

― Tulsi Gabbard

“Ludacris is a very smart individual. He’s about his business. Everything is business with him. So I learned a lot about making deals from him.”

― Two Chainz

“Every athlete, every person is individual.”

― Valtteri Bottas

“I’m a very introspective individual.”

― Velveteen Dream

“I compete in a sport on an individual basis, but I have never done it for me.”

― Victoria Pendleton

“On paper I would be a rather bold individual in our culture.”

― Wade Davis

“The whole theory of the universe is directed unerringly to one single individual.”

― Walt Whitman

“A high IQ individual can’t deal in an industry that’s subjective.”

― Walter O’Brien

“Ships are a strange kind of commodity because they’re very lumpy, very big individual units, but they’re commodities.”

― Wilbur Ross

“The E.U. is one of our largest trading partners, and any negotiations legally must be conducted at the E.U. level and not with individual nations.”

― Wilbur Ross

“Wrestling is a team sport, and an individual sport all rolled into one.”

― William Baldwin

“There is only one social system that reflects the sovereignty of the individual: the free-market, or capitalist, system.”

― William E. Simon

“The most desirable state of mankind is that which maintains general security with the smallest encroachment upon individual independence.”

― William Godwin

“Duty is that mode of action which constitutes the best application of the capacity of the individual to the general advantage.”

― William Godwin

“It is remarkable that jealousy of individual property in land often goes along with very exaggerated doctrines of tribal or national property in land.”

― William Graham Sumner

“An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of revelation.”

― William James

“If you could say of any one individual that the court as an institution is the length and shadow of that individual, surely it would be John Marshall.”

― William Rehnquist

“The myths connected with individual sanctuaries and ceremonies were merely part of the apparatus of the worship; they served to excite the fancy and sustain the interest of the worshipper… no one cared what he believed about its origin.”

― William Robertson Smith

“It is in the power of every individual to do that which the community as a whole is powerless to effect.”

― William Thomas Stead

“The state of the health of the individual is equivalent to the state to the health of the colon.”

― Woody Harrelson

“I’m not the most charismatic, maybe emotional, fun-packed individual on the golf course; I get that.”

― Zach Johnson

“I’m a very coordinated individual.”

― Zoe Bell
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