originality Quotes

13 of the best book quotes about originality
“A fruit salad is delicious precisely because each fruit maintains its own flavor.”
“You cannot write out of someone else’s big dark place; you can only write out of your own.”
“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.”
“That’s right. You are a designer’s original, a true sight to see. You have to understand that you are not here by mistake and that you were created on purpose and for a purpose. You are something to marvel at.”
People with new ideas, people with the faintest capacity for saying something new, are extremely few in number, extraordinarily so, in fact.
“No one really starts anything new, Mrs. Nemur. Everyone builds on other men’s failures. There is nothing really original in science. What each man contributes to the sum of knowledge is what counts.”
“Mistakes aren’t a necessary evil. They aren’t evil at all. They are an inevitable consequence of doing something new (and as such should be seen as valuable; without them we have no originality).”
“Where’s the glory in repeating what others have done?”
“It seems to me that socialism is a sea into which all these personal, separate revolutions should flow, the sea of life, the sea of originality.”
“Only through imitation do we develop toward originality.”
“And now here is a Hoodwink Who winks in his wink-hood. Without a good wink-hood A Hoodwink can’t wink good. And, folks, let me tell you There’s only one circus with wink-hood Hoodwinks! The Circus McGurkus!”
“His intelligence was so keen, and so original!- and he had a quality of thought such as I have never found in any other person.”
‘Badger on the Barge’ – this story had depth and originality. Helen was a practical child whose narrative voice interestingly explored grief in a close-knit family.
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