Originality Quotes, Sayings about being original - Page 3

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.
Abraham Lincoln

An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.
– Jean Cocteau

I am not an originator but a transmitter.

Creativity is the defeat of habit by originality.
– Arthur Koestler

The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
– Thomas Carlyle

Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
– James Stephens

About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
Josh Billings

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

One of the hardest yet best things is to accept who you are.

Submitted by: Anas javed

The merit of originality is not novelty, it is sincerity. The believing man is the original man.
– Thomas Carlyle

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