2. "If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. It is not important that he should mature as soon as an apple-tree or an oak. Shall he turn his spring into summer?"
- Henry David Thoreau, Walden
9. "...oppression is as American as apple pie..."
- Quote by Audre Lorde