The dissenter is every human being at those moments of his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.
It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born and bred a dissenter.william hazlitt
Think of Tone. . . Think of how he put virility into the Catholic movement, how this heretic toiled to make free men of Catholic helot, how as he worked among them he grew to know and love the real, the historic Irish people, and the great, clear, sane conception came to him that in Ireland there must be not two nations or three nations but one nation, that Protestant and dissenter must be brought into amity with Catholic and that Catholic, Protestant and dissenter must unite to achieve freedom for all.patrick pearse
The dissenter is every human being at those moments in his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself.Archibald MacLeish