Originality Quotes, Sayings about being original - Page 3
Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
– James Stephens
A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.
– Dorothy L. Sayers
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
– Josh Billings
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
– Thomas Carlyle
Creativity is the defeat of habit by originality.
– Arthur Koestler
An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.
– Jean Cocteau
God’s original prototype, too weird to live, too rare to die.
– Hunter S. Thompson
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