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#originality

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The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.


Thomas Carlyle


#novelty #originality #sincerity

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


Josh Billings


#achieve #any #good #good judgment #honestly

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


#commonplace #did #done #effect #freshness

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


#get #hit #i #just #only

From an art perspective, I don't know how you get better than 'Beetlejuice.' In terms of originality and a look, it's 100% unique.


Michael Keaton


#better #get #how #i #know

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


Arthur Koestler


#genius #mark #new #opening #originality

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


Arthur Koestler


#forgetting #know #moment #originality #prerequisite

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


#bar #been #blues #british #emotional

Art builds upon art, builds upon art...nothing is purely original. We're all inspired by something...or someone. It's a never-ending chain of ideas...and it's magical.


Shannon Taylor Hodnett


#ideas #inspiration #magical #never-ending #originality

Nowadays, all a man can do to be original is to cite the earliest known quote on that subject. Women, though, have no problem being original. In fact, women are always being original. I constantly have to tell my wife to stop talking so much nonsense.


Benson Bruno


#gender #humor #men-and-women #originality #funny






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