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Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
Dr Laurence J Peter
Should we all confess our sins to one another we would all laugh at one another for our lack of originality
Originality is the one thing which unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of.
John Stuart Mill
Originality is the art of concealing your sources
Originality is not seen in single words or even in sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Knowing how to paint and to use one's colors rightly has not any connection with originality. This originality consists in properly expressing your own impressions.
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 Somerset Maugham
The principal mark of genius is not perfection, but originality.
Robert A Schumann
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.
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?
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.
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
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