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The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves. (Quote by - Abraham Lincoln)

All cases are unique and very similar to others. (Quote by - T. S. Eliot)

The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity. The believing man is the original man; whatsoever he believes, he believes it for himself, not for another. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

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

It is better to create than to be learned, creating is the true essence of life. (Quote by - Barthold Georg Niebuhr)

Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not have possibly met. (Quote by - Fran Lebowitz)

When people are fee to do as they please, they usually imitate each other. Originality is deliberate and forced, and partakes of the nature of a protest. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

All truly wise thoughts have been thought already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Originality is the essence of true scholarship. Creativity is the soul of the true scholar. (Quote by - Nnamdi Azikiwe)

When there is an original sound in the world, it makes a hundred echoes. (Quote by - John A. Shedd)

Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another. The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others and it becomes the property of all. (Quote by - Voltaire)

Originality exists in every individual because each of us differs from the others. We are all primary numbers divisible only by ourselves. [Hmm, ok] (Quote by - Jean Guitton)

No bird has ever uttered note That was not in some first bird's throat; Since Eden's freshness and man's fall No rose has been original. (Quote by - Thomas Bailey Aldrich)

We do not inherit this land from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children. (Quote by - Haida saying)

All good things which exist are the fruits of originality. (Quote by - John Stuart Mill)

Originality is not seen in single words or even in sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing. (Quote by - Isaac Singer)

The principle mark of a genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers (Quote by - Arthur Koestler)

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

The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot. (Quote by - Salvador Dali)

Utter originality is, of course, out of the question. (Quote by - Ezra Pound)

Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes. (Quote by - Thomas Wentworth Higginson)

A mere copier of nature can never produce anything great. (Quote by - Joshua Reynolds)

The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards. (Quote by - Arthur Koestler)

What a good thing Adam had--when he said a good thing, he knew nobody had said it before. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)


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