Originality Quotes, Sayings about being original - Page 2
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
I hold firmly to my original views. After all I am a philosopher.
Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes.
– Thomas W Higginson
You were born an original.Don’t die a copy.
– John Mason
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
– Lawrence J. Peters
Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
– James Stephens
You were born an original. Don’t become a copy.
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
Simplicity with originality is better than super beautiful but imitation.
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
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
– John Stuart Mill
Nothing in Christianity is original.
– Dan Brown