In a crowd every sentiment and act is contagious, and contagious to such a degree that an individual readily sacrifices his personal interest to the collective interest.

Gustave LeBon (1841-1931) German psychologist
The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind, 1.1 (1895)
Added on 9-Jul-09 | Last updated 9-Jul-09
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