Imitation Quotes and Sayings
Imitation is suicide.
- Ralph Waldo
Imitation is at least 50 percent of the creative process.
- Jamie Buckingham
Imitation is the sincerest form of television.
- Fred Allen
It is in self-imitation that a master first shows himself.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
As much as I live I shall not imitate them or hate myself for being different to them.
- Orhan Pamuk
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but theft is a sin.
Silence is golden but too long a silence an imitation junk.
- Amit Abraham
Imitation is not inspiration, and inspiration only can give birth to a work of art. The least of man’s original emanation is better than the best of borrowed thought.
- Albert Pinkham Ryder
To do just the opposite is also a form of imitation.
- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Acquiring knowledge is a form of imitation.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti
When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other.
- Eric Hoffer
Imitation is not just the sincerest form of flattery – it’s the sincerest form of learning.
- George Bernard Shaw
Through others we become ourselves.
- Lev S. Vygotsky
Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.
- T.S. Eliot
If you don’t know how I walk, don’t bother to stand like me.
Imitation, if noble and general, insures the best hope of originality.
- Edward G Bulwer- Lytton
A poor original is better than a good imitation.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
An original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate.
- François- René de Chateaubriand
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.