Originality Quotes, Sayings about being original
I’d rather live the life of an unknown original than to live a life of a famous clone.
There are a great many sins in this world, none of them original.
– Richard Russo
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity. The believing man is the original man.
– Thomas Carlyle
God’s original prototype, too weird to live, too rare to die.
– Hunter S. Thompson
An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.
– Jean Cocteau
Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
– James Stephens
Should we all confess our sins to one another we would all laugh at one another for our lack of originality.
– Kahlil Gibran
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
– Josh Billings