"The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone is likely to discover places no one has ever been before. Creativity in living is not without its attendant difficulties, for peculiarity breeds contempt. And the unfortunate thing about being ahead of your time is that when people finally realize you were right, they'll say it was obvious all along.
You have two choices in life: You can dissolve in to the mainstream, or you can be distinct. To be distinct, you must be different. To be different, you must strive to be what no one else but you can be."