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Originality Quotes

These Motivational Quotes about Originality are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

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

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Thank goodness I was never sent to school;
it would have rubbed off some of the originality.
- Beatrix Potter

Originality is the art of concealing your source.
- Franklin P. Jones

Originality is independence, not rebellion;
it is sincerity,
not antagonism.
- George Henry Lewes

 

The prerequisite of originality is the art of forgetting,
at the proper moment, what we know.
- Arthur Koestler

Great success in examinations does naturally not as
a rule go with originality of thought.
- Edward Carpenter

I always try to improve, to find new ways of expressing myself,
to keep looking for truth and originality.
- Burt Lancaster


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Because of this, originality consists in returning to the origin.
- Antonio Gaudi

Originality is, for me, the most important quality in a script.
- Douglas Wood

Originality is really important.
- Jim Carrey

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.
- Thomas Couture

Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology,
but not at the cost of losing your originality.
- Jackie Chan

The merit of originality is not novelty;
it is sincerity.
- Thomas Carlyle

The principle mark of genius is not perfection but originality,
the opening of new frontiers.
- Arthur Koestler

Most people think an artist tries to be original,
but originality is the last thing that develops in the artist.
- Lukas Foss

Just keep thinking about the good side of ADD -
the creativity and the originality it can stimulate.
- David Neeleman

The greater intellect one has, the more originality one finds in men.
Ordinary persons find no difference between men.
- Blaise Pascal

Originality exists in every individual because each
of us differs from the others.
We are all primary numbers divisible only by ourselves.
- Jean Guitton

Originality is the essence of true scholarship.
Creativity is the soul of the true scholar.
- Nnamdi Azikiwe

Originality consists in trying to be like everybody else and failing.
- Raymond Radiguet

As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional
where depth and originality are wasted.
- Lucy Maud Montgomery

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.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Originality is the one thing which unoriginal minds cannot feel the use of.
- John Stuart Mill

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

No art form points like poetry to this originality
of language as to its essential and abiding concern.
- Thomas Harrison

True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision.
- Edith Wharton

Nearly all our originality comes from the stamp that
time impresses upon our sensibility.
- Charles Baudelaire

Originality implies being bold enough to go beyond accepted norms.
- Anthony Storr

When I came up, it was all about originality and collective research.
There is an awful lot of imitation going on now.
- Steve Lacy

Ice dance should not be seen as a rigid conformist form of figure skating.
There is a great deal of freedom and originality to be had.
- Robin Cousins

The writer of originality, unless dead,
is always shocking, scandalous; novelty disturbs and repels.
- Simone de Beauvoir

The British feel of blues has been hard,
rather than emotional.
Far too much emphasis on 12 bar, too little attention to words,
far too little originality.
- Alexis Korner

Originality is nothing but judicious imitation.
The most original writers borrowed one from another.
- Voltaire

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

All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
- John Stuart Mill

What is originality? Undetected plagiarism.
- Dean Inge

A man of great common sense and good taste -
meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
- George Bernard Shaw

Originality depends only on the character of the drawing
and the vision peculiar to each artist.
- Georges Seurat

Originality usually amounts only to plagiarizing something unfamiliar.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
- Herman Melville

But the French writers always had more originality
and independence than others,
and that regulator, which elsewhere was religion,
long since ceased to exist for them.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes.
- Thomas W. Higginson

I thought I was clever enough to write as well as these
people and I didn't realize that there is something
called originality and your own voice.
- Amy Tan

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

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

Some writers confuse authenticity, which they ought always to aim at,
with originality, which they should never bother about.
- W. H. Auden

When I was coming up, we weren't trying to get a hit or get paid,
we were just trying to do our thing.
The only thing we were really trying to do was to be
recognized for our originality.
- Bootsy Collins

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

I love romantic comedies.
I like to watch them and I like to be in them.
It's something that's increasingly difficult to find
that spark of originality that makes if different than
the ones that come before.
- Julia Roberts

Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it,
light it so that it produces the same effect of youth
and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally,
and you have done a poet's job.
The rest is literature.
- Jean Cocteau

Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about
originality will ever be original:
whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without
caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will,
nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it.
- C. S. Lewis

We shall be forced to attempt planned and directed
research employing hundreds of workers for many years,
and this cannot be done without risking the loss of
independence and originality.
This is a serious and fundamental obstacle but it may be overcome in two ways.
- John Desmond Bernal

I think it's a great document of John Stevens' originality.
At that time he was already much more fully formed
in his conception than I was.
I was sort of struggling to keep up,
and sometimes it's pretty obvious.
- Evan Parker

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.
- Ansel Adams

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

Be an Original, smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat, dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Books serve to show a man
that those original thoughts of his
aren't very new at all.
- Abraham Lincoln

Everyone is a genius at least once a year;
a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
- Georg Lichtenberg

The more powerful and original a mind,
the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
- Aldous Huxley

The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for
thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers.
The original meal has never been found.
- Calvin Trillin

A mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

You have to be an original individual;
you have to find your innermost core on your own,
with no guide, no guiding scriptures.
It is a dark night, but with the intense fire of inquiry
you are bound to come to the sunrise.
Everybody who has burned with intense inquiry
has found the sunrise.
Others only believe.
Those who believe are not religious,
they are simply avoiding the great adventure
of religion by believing.
- Osho

We are composed of self-contradictions.
Each of us is loving in some moments - hateful in others.
Patient and calm sometimes - harried by urgency at others.
Understanding - and self-absorbed.
Reassuring - and sarcastic.
Generous - and greedy.
Trusting - and jealous.
Comforting - and snappish.
Original - and stuck in a rut.
Thankful - and needy.
Forgiving - and vengeful.
Nurturing ourself - and stuffing ourself with fast food.
Honoring our bodies - and overstressing.
Being Joyful - and Suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There was no one near to confuse me,
so I was forced to become original.
- Joseph Haydn

Hippies? Why, I'm the original.
- Jerry Lee Lewis

In the original computer game of Doom,
you not only have to kill things.
You have to pulverise them.
- Rosamund Pike

I recently watched Peter Brook's Lord of the Flies,
and it wasn't a favorite film.
Then I saw the one that was made in 1990,
which in my opinion didn't match up to the original.
- Brendan Fraser

War was forced upon mankind in his original civil and social condition.
- Elihu Root

Is it possible that the portrait of the divine Son
of God is an exaggeration,
at best, or a complete fabrication, at worst,
of the original Jesus?
- John Clayton


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