A poor original is better than a...
A poor original is better than a good imitation.
– Ella Wheeler Wilcox
- A weed is but an unloved flower. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox
- There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm...
- An original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate. –...
- Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another. – Voltaire
- Simplicity with originality is better than super beautiful but imitation.
- It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. – Herman Melville
- Imitation, if noble and general, insures the best hope of originality. – Edward G Bulwer- Lytton