Conformity may give you a quiet life;

Conformity may give you a quiet life; it may even bring you to a University Chair. But all change in history, all advance, comes from the nonconformists. If there had been no trouble-makers, no Dissenters, we should still be living in caves.
— AJP Taylor, English Historian

Brought to mind by a recent conversation on historiography. Which included me learning how to say it correctly.

Image: By Spudgun67 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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