65 Following The Crowd Quotes To Inspire You To Stand Out

Looking for some intellectual quotes about following the crowd? We have rounded the best collection of following the crowd quotes, sayings, messages, captions, (with images and pictures) to inspire you to pursue your dreams and not follow the masses.

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Following the crowd means to do whatever most other people are doing. It usually implies that you are not doing what you actually want and dream, and are following the crowd blindly.

Also See: Walk The Talk Quotes

These inspirational quotes about not following the crowd will encourage you to believe in yourself, and pursue your dreams even when you feel you are alone.

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  • Following the Crowd Quotes
  • Don’t Follow The Crowd Quotes

Following The Crowd Quotes

  1. “Only dead fish go with the flow.”                                                                                                 

    Following The Crowd Quotes
    Following The Crowd Quotes

  2. “Observe the masses and do the opposite.”

  3. “If you don’t fit in, then you’re probably doing the right thing.”

  4. “Stop following the crowd, just to make yourself feel you are safe…”

  5. “Those at the top of the kingdom never got there by following the crowd.”                   

    Inspirational Quotes On Following The Crowd
    Inspirational Quotes On Following The Crowd

  6. “Don’t be the sheep to follow the crowd, be the lioness to follow your heart.”

  7. “It’s easy to stand with the crowd, it takes courage to stand alone.” – Gandhi

  8. “It’s better to walk alone than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.” – Gandhi

  9. “Courage is following your conscience instead of following the crowd.” – Eric Harvey

  10. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” – Max Lucado

  11. “Chances are, if you are following the crowd, you’re following the wrong path.” – Bob Proctor

  12. “Be a witness, not a judge. Focus on yourself, not on others. Listen to your heart, not to the crowd.”                                                                                                                   

    Quotes About Not Following The Crowd
    Quotes About Not Following The Crowd

  13. “Following the crowd is not a winning approach to life. In the end, it’s a loser’s game.” – Tim Tebow

  14. “The only certainty about following the crowd is that you will all get there together.” – Mychal Wynn

  15. “A fool can’t help but be a fool, but when others follow, he makes a fool of us all.” – DaShanne Stokes

  16. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” – Mark Twain

  17. “Following the crowd is just a way of saying: I’m too lazy to follow my heart and have my own dreams.”

  18. “Following the crowd is a threat to purpose and focus. It is a very risky thing. Follow God, not the crowd.”

  19. “Blind party loyalty will be our downfall. We must follow the truth wherever it leads.” – DaShanne Stokes

  20. “No one achieves great things by following the crowd. Have a spine. Strike your own path.” – Robert Kiyosaki

  21. It is a decision that compassion is more important than fear, than fitting in, than following the crowd. – Glennon Melton

  22. “The intelligent investor is likely to need considerable will power to keep from following the crowd.” – Benjamin Graham

  23. “A lie doesn’t become truth, wrong doesn’t become right and evil doesn’t become good, just because it’s accepted by a majority.”

  24. “After following the crowd for a while, I’d then go 180 degrees in the exact opposite direction. It always worked for me.” – Elliott Erwitt

  25. “Always remember that the crowd that applauds your coronation is the same crowd that will applaud your beheading. People like a show.”

  26. “Following the crowd is cool if you want to go where the crowd is going. Never fear being the odd one out in order to achieve your own goals.” – Rolsey

  27. “If you see a crossroad, don’t take any of the options, instead, go back and look for a linear Path. Chase the horizon, not the obvious line pointing to where the crowd is going.”

  28. “The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone is likely to find themselves in places no one has ever been before.” – Albert Einstein                                                                                                         

    Famous Following The Crowd Quotes
    Famous Following The Crowd Quotes

  29. “The best opportunities are often ones where you’re being contrarian. That doesn’t mean being contrarian for contrarian’s sake, but it means you’re thoughtful about the risks of following the crowd.” – David Sze

  30. “Fortunately, some are born with spiritual immune systems that sooner or later give rejection to the illusory worldview grafted upon them from birth through social conditioning. They begin sensing that something is amiss and start looking for answers. Inner knowledge and anomalous outer experiences show them a side of reality others are oblivious to, and so begins their journey of awakening. Each step of the journey is made by following their heart instead of following the crowd and by choosing knowledge over the veils of ignorance.” – Henri Bergson

Don’t Follow The Crowd Quotes

  1. “Never follow the crowd.” – Bernard Baruch

  2. “You don’t have to move to follow the crowd.”

  3. “Don’t follow the crowd. Stay true to yourself.”                                                                     

    Don't Follow The Crowd Quotes Images
    Don’t Follow The Crowd Quotes Images

  4. “Don’t follow the crowd, be unique and be you!”

  5. “Those who follow the crowd usually get lost in it.”

  6. “You don’t have to do what everyone else is doing.”

  7. “It’s easy to follow, but great people don’t follow they lead.”

  8. “Fools multiply when wise men are silent.” – Nelson Mandela

  9. “Don’t run with the crowd, fly with the stars.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

  10. “It is far better to follow the Creator than the crowd.” – Gary B Sabin

  11. “It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone.”

  12. “Don’t follow the crowd, let the crowd follow you.” – Margaret Thatcher

  13. “Make yourselves sheep and the wolves will eat you.” – Benjamin Franklin

  14. “Do not imitate what is popular for acceptance; practice what is authentic.”

  15. “A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion.”

  16. “A charming woman… doesn’t follow the crowd. She is herself.” – Loretta Young

  17. “Be careful of following the masses – remove the “m” and who exactly are you following?”

  18. “Life is too short to be sharing its precious moments with the crowd.” – Edmond Mbiaka

  19. “Don’t follow the crowd. Take the path less travelled by, and that will make all the difference.”

  20. “Only the self-sufficient stand alone – most people follow the crowd and imitate.” – Bruce Lee                                                                                                                   

    Don't Follow The Crowd Quotes
    Don’t Follow The Crowd Quotes

  21. “Be a witness, not a judge. Focus on yourself, not on others. Listen to your heart, not to the crowd.”

  22. “Don’t follow the crowd, lead it, be your own individual and think for yourself, don’t ever let anyone think for you.”

  23. “Nothing distracts one from one’s true purpose in life more than following the crowd mentality.” – Edmond Mbiaka

  24. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  25. “Why should you follow the crowd when God gave you a precious life with the right to live it in any positive way that pleases you the most?”

  26. “Instead of always following the crowd, why not aim to become an unstoppable positive force for the crowd to follow?” – Edmond Mbiaka

  27. “The superior person is in harmony, but does not follow the crowd. The lesser person follows the crowd, but is not in harmony.” – Confucius

  28. “’Don’t be the moth. Be the light bulb.’ When I say that I mean don’t follow the crowd. Just shine. Be the light bulb. Do your thing. Pave your own path.” – Sara Paxton

  29. “The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman that walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.” – Albert Einstein

  30. “Be the one to stand out in the crowd, Be the one to go where they’d rather not. Beautiful things don’t beg for a chance to glow They throw out their lights and just shine out loud!” – Chinonye J. Chidolue

  31. “Don’t just jump into action just because people are taking action. Know and understand the next real action and reaction that will follow the action before you take any action.” – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

  32. “Those who distinguish themselves in what they do and become disinct always score distinction. Don’t follow the crowd. Distinguish yourself with a special commitment and you will excel.” – Israelmore Ayivor

  33. “She doesn’t follow the crowd and she doesn’t fit the mold because being like the world is not really her goal. Her trust is in the Lord and she longs for much more than anything this world could ever have in store.”

  34. “No matter how loud the voice, no matter how many people are speaking it, doesn’t make it true. But how can I tell? One tell tale sign is if your voice is suppressed or vilified, when you try to question that voice.” – Charles F Glassman

  35. “Following the crowd mentality may feel like the right thing to do. That is, until your individual thoughts and ideas do not agree with the entirety of the crowd’s message. That is precisely when the crowd will turn on you..” – Charles F Glassman


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