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A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men.
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Patrick Kavanagh

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A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes

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All cases are unique and very similar to others.
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T. S. Eliot

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

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All profoundly original art looks ugly at first.
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Clement Greenberg

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

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Begin with another's to end with your own.
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Baltasar Gracian

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But it is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
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Herman Melville

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I invent nothing, I rediscover.
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Auguste Rodin

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I see nothing in it new and valuable. What is valuable is not new, and what is new is not valuable.
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Daniel Webster

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I think one of the reasons I'm popular again is because I'm wearing a tie. You have to be different.
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Tony Bennett

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It's easier to be original and foolish than original and wise.
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Gottfried Wilhelm Von Leibniz

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Make a technical contribution; innovate, don't emulate.
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David Packer

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Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
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Aesop

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

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No one can be profoundly original who does not avoid eccentricity.
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Andre Maurois

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

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Originality is nothing but judicious plagiarism.
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Voltaire

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

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

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

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People would rather be wrong than be different.
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Henry Jacobsen

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The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique.
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Isaac Bashevis Singer

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The man with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
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Mark Twain

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

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun