If you walk in the footprints of others, you won’t make any of your own.
Simplicity with originality is better than super beautiful but imitation.
Be bold or italic, never regular.
Dare to be different. The world is full of the ordinary.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
– Herman Melville
You were born an original. Don’t become a copy.
Don’t live in someone’s shadow; you’ll just be stuck in the dark.
One of the hardest yet best things is to accept who you are.
If you are not prepared to be wrong, you will never come up with anything original.
One Original Thought is worth 1000 Meaningless Quotes.
You were born God’s original. Try not to become someone’s copy.
– Marian Wright Edelman
Be original. Be yourself. To be anything else is to be a coward.
– Ryan Holiday
A poor original is better than a good imitation.
– Ella Wheeler Wilcox
An envious heart can’t be original.
– Toba Beta
Nothing in Christianity is original.
– Dan Brown
You’ve got to be original, because if you’re like someone else, what do they need you for?
– Bernadette Peters
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity. The believing man is the original man.
– Thomas Carlyle
I’d rather live the life of an unknown original than to live a life of a famous clone.
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.
– Abraham Lincoln
An original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate.
– Francois- Rene de Chateaubriand
Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes.
– Thomas W Higginson
To be authentic is literally to be your own author …, to discover your own native energies and desires, and then to find your own way of acting on them.
– Warren G. Bennis
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
– Josh Billings
Imitation, if noble and general, insures the best hope of originality.
– Edward G Bulwer- Lytton
Be yourself. The world worships the original.
– Jean Cocteau
Be a voice not an echo.
– Albert Einstein
Originality is the art of concealing your sources.
– Benjamin Franklin
Should we all confess our sins to one another we would all laugh at one another for our lack of originality.
– Kahlil Gibran
Just as a photocopied article is without colour so is anyone who desires to be like someone else.
There are a great many sins in this world, none of them original.
– Richard Russo
Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
– James Stephens
A person who is trying to copy others will be a successful person for a while, but he won’t be able to succeed further in life.
– Ratan Tata
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 is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
– Lawrence J. Peters
A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.
– Dorothy L. Sayers
True originality consists not in a new manner, but in a new vision.
– Edith Wharton
Everything I’ve done I’ve copied from somebody else.
– Sam Walton (Walmart)
The original is unfaithful to the translation.
– Jorge Luis Borges
Be regular and orderly in your life, that you may be violent and original in your work.
– Clive Barker
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
– John Stuart Mill
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
I am not an originator but a transmitter.
An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.
– Jean Cocteau
Originality is merely an illusion.
– MC Escher
An original idea. That can’t be too hard. The library must be full of them.
– Stephen Fry
You were born an original.Don’t die a copy.
– John Mason
All the time I feel I must justify my existence.
– Prince Charles
Insist upon yourself. Be original.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
I hold firmly to my original views. After all I am a philosopher.
Be different so that people can see you clearly amongst the crowds.
– Mehmet Murat ildan