Many a man fails as an original...
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
- Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes. – Thomas W Higginson
- It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. – Herman Melville
- The merit of originality is not novelty, it is sincerity. The believing man is the...
- Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another. – Voltaire
- A poor original is better than a good imitation. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox
- All good things which exist are the fruits of originality. – John Stuart Mill
- About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal...