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    When committees gather, each member is necessarily an actor, uncontrollably acting out the part of himself, reading the lines that identify him, asserting his identity.... We are designed, coded, it seems, to place the highest priority on being individuals, and we must do this first, at whatever cost, even if it means disability for the group.
    —Lewis Thomas (b. 1913)

    To be made to hold his tongue is the greatest insult you can offer him—though he might be ready with a poker to make you hold yours.
    —Mrs. Patrick Campbell (1865–1940)