Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The...
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
– Voltaire (40)
- An original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate. –...
- Simplicity with originality is better than super beautiful but imitation.
- It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. – Herman Melville
- A poor original is better than a good imitation. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox
- The tiniest piece of ones original idea is better than the best of a borrowed...
- Imitation, if noble and general, insures the best hope of originality. – Edward G Bulwer- Lytton
- I hold firmly to my original views. After all I am a philosopher. – Voltaire