Originality Quotes, Sayings about being original
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.
– Abraham Lincoln
I’d rather live the life of an unknown original than to live a life of a famous clone.
One of the hardest yet best things is to accept who you are.
An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.
– Jean Cocteau
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