Originality Quotes, Sayings about being original - Page 2
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
- Thomas Carlyle
Originality is the one thing which unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of.
- John Stuart Mill
Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everyone I’ve ever known.
- Chuck Palahniuk
Creativity is the defeat of habit by originality.
- Arthur Koestler
Insist upon yourself. Be original.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.
- Jean Cocteau
An original idea. That can’t be too hard. The library must be full of them.
- Stephen Fry
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
Should we all confess our sins to one another we would all laugh at one another for our lack of originality.
- Kahlil Gibran
The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
An original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate.
- François- René de Chateaubriand
Originality is merely an illusion.
- MC Escher
You were born an original. Don’t become a copy.
Simplicity with originality is better than super beautiful but imitation.
If you are not prepared to be wrong, you will never come up with anything original.
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.
- Abraham Lincoln
There are a great many sins in this world, none of them original.
- Richard Russo
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
Nothing in Christianity is original.
- Dan Brown