Most popular originality quotes
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
The principal mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers.
Originality is unexplored territory. You get there by carrying a canoe—you can't take a taxi.
Don't expect anything original from an echo.
Truth always originates in a minority of one, and every custom begins as a broken precedent.
The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterward.
To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
When there is an original sound in the world, it wakens a hundred echoes.
Everything has been thought of before, but the difficulty is to think of it again.
Originality is not seen in single words or even sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing.
The future of dance? If I knew I'd want to do it.
Originality exists in every individual because each of us differs from the others. We are all primary numbers divisible only by ourselves.
Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
What is originality? Undetected plagiarism.
My guess is that well over 80 percent of the human race goes through life without having a single original thought.
People who take time to be alone usually have depth, originality, and quiet reserve.
There is no new thing under the sun.
Most men grow old in a little groove of notions which they have not originated: perhaps there are fewer crooked minds than barren ones.
If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself.
Born Originals, how comes it to pass that we die Copies?
The prerequisite of originality is the art of forgetting, at the proper moment, what we know.
If you have anything really valuable to contribute to the world, it will come through the expression of your own personality—that single spark of divinity that sets you off and makes you different from every other living creature.
Nearly all our originality comes from the stamp that time impresses upon our sensibility.
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.
Originality is deliberate and forced, and partakes of the nature of a protest.
Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not have possibly met.
True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision.