Originality Quotes, Sayings about being original

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

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

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

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

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