Originality Quotes, Sayings about being original

Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
– Lawrence J. Peters

An original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate.
– François- René de Chateaubriand

A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.
– Dorothy L. Sayers

Be different so that people can see you clearly amongst the crowds.
Mehmet Murat ildan

Originality is merely an illusion.
– MC Escher

Insist upon yourself. Be original.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Originality is the one thing which unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of.
– John Stuart Mill

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

I hold firmly to my original views. After all I am a philosopher.
Voltaire

Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
Voltaire

Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good.
Friedrich Nietzsche

You were born an original.Don’t die a copy.
– John Mason

The original is unfaithful to the translation.
– Jorge Luis Borges

The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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