Originality Quotes, Sayings about being original - Page 3
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
– Thomas Carlyle
Creativity is the defeat of habit by originality.
– Arthur Koestler
God’s original prototype, too weird to live, too rare to die.
– Hunter S. Thompson
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
Originality is the one thing which unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of.
– John Stuart Mill
Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everyone I’ve ever known.
– Chuck Palahniuk
Insist upon yourself. Be original.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.
– Jean Cocteau