Originality Quotes, Sayings about being original - Page 2
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
– Josh Billings
True originality consists not in a new manner, but in a new vision.
– Edith Wharton
Be regular and orderly in your life, that you may be violent and original in your work.
– Clive Barker
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
– Lawrence J. Peters
I hold firmly to my original views. After all I am a philosopher.
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.
God’s original prototype, too weird to live, too rare to die.
– Hunter S. Thompson
Be yourself. The world worships the original.
– Jean Cocteau
One Original Thought is worth 1000 Meaningless Quotes.
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Nothing in Christianity is original.
– Dan Brown
A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.
– Dorothy L. Sayers
The original is unfaithful to the translation.
– Jorge Luis Borges
You were born an original.Don’t die a copy.
– John Mason
The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
An original idea. That can’t be too hard. The library must be full of them.
– Stephen Fry
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.
– Abraham Lincoln
Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everyone I’ve ever known.
– Chuck Palahniuk