SLOGANS ON ORIGINALITY

SL-6962

Simplicity with originality is better than super beautiful but imitation.

SL-6964

You were born an original. Don’t become a copy.

SL-6976

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.

SL-6977

There are a great many sins in this world, none of them original.

SL-6978

The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity. The believing man is the original man.

SL-6979

Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes.

SL-6980

Should we all confess our sins to one another we would all laugh at one another for our lack of originality.

SL-6981

An original writer is not one who imitates nobody, but one whom nobody can imitate.

SL-6982

Just as a photocopied article is without colour so is anyone who desires to be like someone else.

SL-6983

An envious heart can’t be original.

SL-6984

About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.

SL-6985

God’s original prototype, too weird to live, too rare to die.

SL-6986

A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.

SL-6987

An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.

SL-6988

Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.

SL-6989

Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.

SL-6990

The original is unfaithful to the translation.

SL-6991

The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.

SL-6992

An original idea. That can’t be too hard. The library must be full of them.

SL-6993

Once you learn a language you will never have an original thought.

SL-6994

Because every aspect of your thoughts are defined in words that already exist.

SL-6995

At best you can be somewhat of an inventor, like combining a spoon and a fork.

SL-6996

What technology today is really new? Most just seem a combination of two or more old things.

SL-6997

Be different so that people can see you clearly amongst the crowds.

SL-6998

Originality is merely an illusion.

SL-6999

Insist upon yourself. Be original.

SL-7000

Originality is the one thing which unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of.

SL-7001

True originality consists not in a new manner, but in a new vision.

SL-7002

Be regular and orderly in your life, that you may be violent and original in your work.

SL-7003

I hold firmly to my original views. After all I am a philosopher.

SL-7004

Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.

SL-7005

Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good.

SL-7006

You were born an original.Don’t die a copy.

SL-7007

Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everyone I’ve ever known.

SL-7008

All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.

SL-6965

Don’t live in someone’s shadow; you’ll just be stuck in the dark.

SL-6966

One Original Thought is worth 1000 Meaningless Quotes.

SL-6967

One of the hardest yet best things is to accept who you are.

SL-6968

Nothing in Christianity is original.

SL-6969

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.

SL-6970

I’d rather live the life of an unknown original than to live a life of a famous clone.

SL-6971

Imitation, if noble and general, insures the best hope of originality.

SL-6972

You’ve got to be original, because if you’re like someone else, what do they need you for?

SL-6973

A poor original is better than a good imitation.

SL-6974

Originality is the art of concealing your sources.

SL-6975

Be yourself. The world worships the original.

SL-6963

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.

SL-6959

If you walk in the footprints of others, you won’t make any of your own.

SL-6960

Be bold or italic, never regular.

SL-6961

Dare to be different. The world is full of the ordinary.