Originality Quotes

The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity. The believing man is the original man; whatsoever he believes, he believes it for himself, not for another.

Thomas Carlyle

Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not have possibly met.

Fran Lebowitz

The more intelligent one is, the more men of originality one finds. Ordinary people find no difference between men.

Blaise Pascal

When there is an original sound in the world, it makes a hundred echoes.

John A. Shedd

The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.

Arthur Koestler

The most original of authors are not so because they advance what is new, but more because they know how to say something, as if it had never been said before.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Originality is unexplored territory. You get there by carrying a canoe -- you can't take a taxi.

Alan Alda

Originality is unexplored territory. You get there by carrying a canoe -- you can't take a taxi.

Alan Alda

Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.

Thomas Carlyle

The originality of a subject is in its treatment.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

What the world calls originality is only an unaccustomed method of tickling it.

George Bernard Shaw

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

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Why everything that's supposed to be bad/Make me feel so good?

Kanye West

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