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A man of great common sense and good taste is a man without originality or moral courage.
George Bernard Shaw
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
Josh Billings
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
John Stuart Mill
Do your work, but do your thing.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I used to make original snowmen, but it was time consuming, hard work. So I said, heck, this is crazy! Now I crank out crude imitations of what's already popular! It takes no time or thought, and most people don't care about the difference, anyway! And what good is originality if you can't crank it out?
Bill Watterson
Insist upon yourself. Be original.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
Herman Melville
Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
Thomas Carlyle
Originality is not seen in single words or even sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed from one another. The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the prope
Voltaire
Originality is the art of concealing your sources
Benjamin Franklin
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
Laurence J. Peter
Originality is the one thing which unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of.
John Stuart Mill
Should we all confess our sins to one another we would all laugh at one another for our lack of originality
Kahlil Gibran
The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men. Ordinary persons find no difference between men.
Blaise Pascal
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
Thomas Carlyle
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
Aldous Huxley
The secret of all effective originality in advertising is not the creation of new and tricky words and pictures, but one of putting familiar words and pictures into new relationships.
Leo Burnett
What the world calls originality is only an unaccustomed method of tickling it
George Bernard Shaw
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