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Originality Quotes

Originality is undetected plagiarism.
R. Inge
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Originality is not seen in single words or even sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing.
Isaac Singer
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The true is inimitable, the false untransformable.
Robert Bresson
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Alan Alda
ORIGINALITY is unexplored territory. You get there by carrying a canoe -- you can't take a taxi.
Alan Alda
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His originality was apparent from the word go. He deployed an intellectual rigour that turned his droll imagery into icons of our time.
Allen Jones
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You come to Paris, you get true originality, and it's wonderful.
Andre Talley
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The original is unfaithful to the translation.
Jorge Borges
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My one claim to originality among Irishmen is that I have never made a speech.
George Moore
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Edith Wharton
True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision.
Edith Wharton
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Samuel Johnson
Your manuscript is both good and original; but the parts that are good are not original, and the parts that are original are not good.
Samuel Johnson
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Laurence Peter
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
Laurence Peter
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Khalil Gibran
Should we all confess our sins to one another we would all laugh at one another for our lack of originality
Khalil Gibran
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William Maugham
The world in general doesn't know what to make of originality; it is startled out of its comfortable habits of thought, and its first reaction is one of anger.
William Maugham
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Since there are only a few original people in the world, there is more uniformity than one might expect, in view of the large number who think they have something to say
Leo Stein
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We have enough services going toward 18-34. Hopefully, the originality of the content demonstrates some of its MTV DNA.
Brian Graden
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T.S. Eliot
All cases are unique and very similar to others.
T.S. Eliot
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The burden of originality is one that most people don't want to accept. They'd rather sit in front of the TV and let that tell them what they're supposed to like, what they're supposed to buy, and what they're supposed to laugh at.
Marilyn Manson
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People who take time to be alone usually have depth, originality, and quiet reserve.
John Miller
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It has to be acknowledged that in capitalist society, with its herds of hippies, originality has become a sort of fringe benefit, a mere convention, accepted obsolescence, the Beatnik model being turned in for the Hippie model, as though strangely obedient to capitalist laws of marketing.
Mary McCarthy
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Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
James Stephens
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There's no freshness. There's no originality,
Joe Keenan
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When there is an original sound in the world, it makes a hundred echoes.
John Shedd
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John Mill
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
John Mill
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John Mill
Originality is the one thing which unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of.
John Mill
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Oliver Wendell
A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times.
Oliver Wendell
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Samuel Johnson
I found you essay to be good and original. However, the part that was original was not good and the part that was good was not original.
Samuel Johnson
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As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional where depth and originality are wasted.
Lucy Maud
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Blaise Pascal
The more intelligent one is, the more men of originality one finds. Ordinary people find no difference between men.
Blaise Pascal
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I see nothing in it new and valuable. What is valuable is not new, and what is new is not valuable.
Daniel Webster
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Eric Hoffer
Perhaps our originality manifests itself most strikingly in what we do with that which we did not originate. To discover something wholly new can be a matter of chance, of idle tinkering, or even of the chronic dissatisfaction of the untalented.
Eric Hoffer
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