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1. "Venture capitalists are like lemmings jumping on the software bandwagon."
Author: Adam Osborne
2. "There's got to be more to life than just living," Foyle said to the robot.Then find it for yourself, sir. Don't ask the world to stop moving because you have doubts."Why can't we all move forward together?"Because you're all different. You're not lemmings. Some must lead, and hope that the rest will follow."Who leads?"The men who must...driven men, compelled men."Freak men."You're all freaks, sir. But you always have been freaks. Life is a freak. That's its hope and glory."
Author: Alfred Bester
3. "There's got to be mnore to life than just living," Foyl said to the robot. "Then find it for yourself, sir. Don't ask the world to stop moving because you have doubts.""Why can't we all move forward together?""Because you're all different. You're not lemmings. Some must lead, and hope that the rest will follow.""Who leads?""The men who must... driven men, compelled men.""Freak men.""You're all freaks, sir. But you always have been freaks. Life is a freak. That's its hope and glory.""Thank you very much.""My pleasure, sir.""You've saved the day.""Always a lovely day somewhere, sir," the robot beamed. Then it fizzed, jangled, and collapsed."
Author: Alfred Bester
4. "Not a moment passes these days without fresh rushes of academic lemmings off the cliffs they proclaim the political responsibilities of the critic, but eventually all this moralizing will subside."
Author: Harold Bloom
5. "Our leaders are acting like lemmings."
Author: Jack Herer
6. "How much evil throughout history could have been avoided had people exercised their moral acuity with convictional courage and said to the powers that be, 'No, I will not. This is wrong, and I don't care if you fire me, shoot me, pass me over for promotion, or call my mother, I will not participate in this unsavory activity.' Wouldn't world history be rewritten if just a few people had actually acted like individual free agents rather than mindless lemmings?"
Author: Joel Salatin
7. "The beautiful came to this city [Hollywood] in huge pathetic herds, to suffer, to be humiliated, to see the powerful currency of their beauty devalued like the Russian ruble or Argentine peso;to work as bellhops, as bar hostesses, as garbage collectors, as maids. The city was a cliff and they were its stampeding lemmings. At the foot of the cliff was the valley of the broken dolls."
Author: Salman Rushdie
8. "Failing conventionally is the route to go; as a group, lemmings may have a rotten image, but no individual lemming has ever received bad press"
Author: Warren Buffett
9. "Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers ~ but like lemmings running headlong to the sea, we are oblivious."
Author: William Wordsworth

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