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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.
C. S. Lewis
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
The beauty is that through disappointment you can gain clarity, and with clarity comes conviction and true originality.
What a newspaper needs in its news, in its headlines, and on its editorial page is terseness, humor, descriptive power, satire, originality, good literary style, clever condensation, and accuracy, accuracy, accuracy!
Originality is independence, not rebellion; it is sincerity, not antagonism.
George Henry Lewes
Originality is the essence of true scholarship. Creativity is the soul of the true scholar.
Originality depends only on the character of the drawing and the vision peculiar to each artist.
Nature is the fountain's head, the source from whence all originality must spring.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
Because of this, originality consists in returning to the origin.
Be original. That's my best advice. You're going to find that there's something that you do well, and try to do it with as much originality as you can, and don't skimp on the words. Work on the words.
Originality is definitely missing from EDM. There are people looking for it and exploring but I feel it's so big now it is just getting milked. House music is losing all its melody as it becomes more about how dirty the drop is and how energetic it is. It loses touch with what music really is.
I believe in originality, primarily. However, it's important to know what there has been before to aim in that direction. Art history informs us. It informs our mind. I like to look at books, exhibitions, paintings, as a computer, subconsciously taking on information.
A great literary work can be completely, completely unpredictable. Which can sometimes make them very hard to read, but it gives them a great originality.
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
Laurence J. Peter
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
I did stand-up comedy for 18 years. Ten of those years were spent learning, four years were spent refining, and four years were spent in wild success. I was seeking comic originality, and fame fell on me as a byproduct. The course was more plodding than heroic.
Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit.
I think originality is something that's important and catches people's eye.
The prerequisite of originality is the art of forgetting, at the proper moment, what we know.
I think that short films often contain an originality, a creative freedom, an energy and an invention that is inspiring and entertaining. I think they are, as Shakespeare put it, a good deed in a naughty world.
True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
John Stuart Mill
Caesar was a man of great common sense and good taste, meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
George Bernard Shaw
The writer of originality, unless dead, is always shocking, scandalous; novelty disturbs and repels.
Simone de Beauvoir
Originality is really important.
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