Originality Quotes, Sayings about being original - Page 2
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.
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
The original is unfaithful to the translation.
– Jorge Luis Borges
The merit of originality is not novelty, it is sincerity. The believing man is the original man.
– Thomas Carlyle
Be regular and orderly in your life, that you may be violent and original in your work.
– Clive Barker
Imitation, if noble and general, insures the best hope of originality.
– Edward G Bulwer- Lytton
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.
– Abraham Lincoln
If you are not prepared to be wrong, you will never come up with anything original.
There are a great many sins in this world, none of them original.
– Richard Russo
Simplicity with originality is better than super beautiful but imitation.
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
I am not an originator but a transmitter.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
– John Stuart Mill
Nothing in Christianity is original.
– Dan Brown