"Human progress is furthered,
not by conformity,
but by aberration."
by:
H. L. Mencken
(1880-1956) American Journalist, Editor, Essayist, Linguist, Lexicographer, and Critic
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Prejudices: Third Series, 1922
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I'm a fan of Mencken but, there is not enough here to rate to the extreme.
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    Three cheers for the non-conformists -- even if I don't agree with them.
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    It is neither conformaity nor aberration that moves us forward, but rather a combo of communicated insight by the few backed by good old hard work by the many.
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