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He who imitates what is evil always goes beyond the example that is set; on the contrary, he who imitates what is good always falls short. (Quote by - Franceso Guicciardini)

I would advise him who wishes to imitate well, to look closely into life and manners, and thereby to learn to express them with truth. (Quote by - Horace)

He who studies to imitate the poet Pindar, O Julius, relies on artificial wings fastened on with wax, and is sure to give his name to a glassy sea. (Quote by - Horace)

We are all easily taught to imitate what is base and depraved. (Quote by - Decimus Junius Juvenal)

Imitators are a slavish herd and fools in my opinion. (Quote by - Jean de la Fontaine)

An imitative creature is man; whoever is foremost, leads the herd. (Quote by - Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller)

Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life. (Quote by - Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller)

Imitation is suicide. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Imitation is the sincerest flattery. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

One who imitates what is bad always goes beyond his model; while one who imitates what is good always comes up short of it. (Quote by - Francesco Guicciardini)

No man ever yet became great by imitation. (Quote by - Dr Samuel Johnson)

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. (Quote by - Carl Jung)

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing. (Quote by - Salvador Dali)

To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship (Quote by - Wendell Phillips)

Insist on yourself; never imitate. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Posterity weaves no garlands for imitators. (Quote by - Johann Friedrich Von Schiller)

Imitation, if noble and general, insures the best hope of originality. (Quote by - Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton)

A long time ago, in a country not so far away, I was eight years old, doing my best Darth Vader imitation. (Quote by - Hayden Christensen)

All art is but imitation of nature. (Quote by - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

All bad Literature rests upon imperfect insight, or upon imitation, which may be defined as seeing at second-hand. (Quote by - George Henry Lewes)


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