Quotation Explorer - 'Original'

Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Boomers were the original Millennials. - Ted Rubin
My original intent was to write a horror story about someone who loses his mind and slowly begins to unravel. The story, as I envisioned it, would evoke horror within the context of psychological decay, entropy. - Jupiter Cutter
A good scientist is a person with original ideas. A good engineer is a person who makes a design that works with as few original ideas as possible. - Freeman Dyson
You've got to be original, because if you're like someone else, what do they need you for? - Bernadette Peters
A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education. - Dr. Smiley Blanton
Where are you looking for samadhi (enlightened blissful state)? You just come into your own original Self-form of the Soul, final liberation and samadhi are the natural qualities of the Soul! - Dada Bhagwan
No book can truly be original, but there are always way to make it unique. - Hiba Fatima Ahmad
A mind stretched by a new idea can never go back to its original dimensions.
A myth, in its original Greek meaning- muthos- is simply that: a story, one which seeks to render life transparent to an intelligible source. - Jules Cashford
Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book. - Edward Gibbon
To be original is not creating your own idea; it's the essence of the idea in the reader's mind. - Kaela Marooney
The wild life of today is not ours to do with as we please. The original stock was given to us in trust for the benefit both of the present and the future. We must render an accounting of this trust to those who come after us. - Theodore Roosevelt
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible. - Richard Feynman
The best way to be original is to not copy anyone. - Sebastyne Young
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all. - Abraham Lincoln
Practice makes perfect, but it doesn’t make new. The gifted learn to play magnificent Mozart melodies and beautiful Beethoven symphonies, but never compose their own original scores. - Adam Grant
There's a huge difference between what we picture and the original image. - Shihab Kazi
History that is presented only as ink-embalmed data is as a flower pressed in a book. Although the dry petals still hold all the elements of the original flower, they cannot show us how it looked blooming in the field. The color and fragrance - the true reality - or the flowers are gone. - Rex Alan Smith
No one has something original or important to say will willing we run the risk of being misunderstood; people who write obscurely are either unskilled in writing or up to mischief - William Zinsser
A mind once stretched by a new idea never regains its original dimension. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
When we discover that the truth is already in us, we are all at once our original selves.
Don't worry about people stealing an idea. If it's original, you will have to ram it down their throats. - Howard Aiken
Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everybody I've ever known. - Chuck Palahniuk
Give royal treatment to your original magic effects, because one of the effects might make you the king of magic. - Amit Kalantri
Una sociedad enferma en la medida en que, de forma aguda, original e inusitada, piensa hasta sus últimas consecuencias el estado en que se encuentra una sociedad que ha elevado al rango de racionalidad su delirio nuclear - Günther Anders
La vida cambia sin avisarnos y alta velocidad nos troca la visión de qué y quién nos da paz y amor.Aprendí hace poco que nada es para siempre y que hay raíces que no merecen agua. -De su nueva novela: Pecado Original en El Caribe - Leovaldoalberto
REPLICA, n. A reproduction of a work of art, by the artist that made the original. It is so called to distinguish it from a "copy," which is made by another artist. When the two are mae with equal skill the replica is the more valuable, for it is supposed to be more beautiful than it looks. - Ambrose Bierce
A man's mind, stretched by new ideas, may never reurn to it's original dimensions. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
We're all playing melody against each other. our aim is to get so far away from the original line that your playing something that's never been heard before.
To create man was a fine and original idea; but to add sheep was a tautology. - Mark Twain
The main message of Jesus, I believed, is that mercy trumps justice every time. Not only that, but maybe the basic message of original sin isn't "feel guilty all the time." Maybe it is more along these lines: "We all have a notion of what it means to be good, and we can't live up to it all the time. - Paul Kalanithi
Man's first expression, like his first dream, was an aesthetic one. Speech was a poetic outcry rather than a demand for communication. Original man, shouting his consonants, did so in yells of awe and anger at his tragic state, at his own self-awareness and at his own helplessness before the void. - Barnett Newman
Man's mind stretched to a new idea never goes back to its original dimensions. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Be yourself. The world worships the original. - Jean Cocteau
Be original, express who you were born to be and be happy in who you are. - Dee Waldeck
The Bible makes it clear that every time that there is a story of faith, it is completely original. God's creative genius is endless. - Eugene H. Peterson
But often, in the world's most crowded streets,But often, in the din of strife,There rises an unspeakable desireAfter the knowledge of our buried life;A thirst to spend our fire and restless forceIn tracking out our true, original course. - Matthew Arnold
Genius might well be defined as the ability to makes a platitude sound as though it were an original remark.
She's the original good time that was had by all. - Bette Davis
Every mental process, or every mental action, that takes place in our wide-awake consciousness will, if it has depth of feeling or intensity, enter the unconscious field, and after it has developed itself according to the line of its original nature, will return to the conscious side of the mind. - Christian D. Larson
In life, finding a voice is speaking and living the truth. Each of you is an original. Each of you has a distinctive voice. When you find it, your story will be told. You will be heard. - John Grisham
MANNA, n. A food miraculously given to the Israelites in the wilderness. When it was no longer supplied to them they settled down and tilled the soil, fertilizing it, as a rule, with the bodies of the original occupants. - Ambrose Bierce
A poor original is better than a good imitation. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Original art emanates in the mind ... and lessons society's confusion from self indulgence, avarice and greed to trust, hope and love. - Louis Faurer
It is like a lighted torch whose flame can be distributed to ever so many other torches which people may bring along; and therewith they will cook food and dispel darkness, while the original torch itself remains burning ever the same. It is even so with the bliss of the Way.[Sutra of 42 Sections] - Gautama Buddha
Never believe all that you hear.Always verify the original source of information. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman. - Honore de Balzac
Pensaron cómo harían brotar la luz, la cual recibiría alimento de eternidad. La luz se hizo entonces en el seno de lo increado. Contemplaron así la naturaleza original de la vida que está en la entraña de lo desconocido. - Popol Vuh
The Den, the best horror - You never know who is the Original! - Deyth Banger
You are the artist, and your days the canvas. Will you create an original masterpiece, or live a paint-by-numbers kind of life? - John Mark Green
Modern sovereignty, whether expressed through killing in battle or the torture of suspects, brings together the desire to build up and the desire to destroy, to let Aid Agencies offer charity (in its original meaning of "love") while the military offers death. The two are intrinsically connected. - Talal Asad
Just because it's something original, eccentric or you're not used to it; doesn't mean it's wrong. - Sandra Chami Kassis
Trust compared to a valuable stone that has been shattered, cannot be restored to its original form. - Ellen J. Barrier
Made as we were in the image of God we scarcely find it strange to take again our God as our All. God was our original habitat and our hearts cannot but feel at home when they enter again that ancient and beautiful abode. - A.W. Tozer
If I ever conceive any original idea, it will be because I have been abnormally prone to confuse ideas ... and I have thus found remote analogies and relations which others have not considered! Others rarely make these confusions, and proceed by precise analysis. - Kenneth J.W. Craik
The best way to easily identify a counterfeit currency is to have a full exposure to the original currency. If you don't know your true vision, any satanic vision can cross your way and you might not know it. - Israelmore Ayivor
Not knowing anything, not searching for anything, understanding that we can’t hold on to anything, leaves us with nothing nothing except our original nature, pure awareness. - Enza Vita
One difference between the Bible and the Constitution is that we can still talk to the author of the Bible to discover original intent. - Ron Brackin
Original, in French: La bonne cuisine est la base du véritable bonheur. English: Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness. - Auguste Escoffier
Those who say there are no more original ideas need to get out of the way of those of us who are creating them. - Steven Symes
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them. - Stephen Fry
My congratulations to you, sir. Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good. - Samuel Johnson
When you release the illusion of control, you begin an effortless free-fall toward a grand reunion with your original self. - Bryant McGill
When you are an original you become successful in everything you do! - Angie karan
The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found. - Calvin Trillin
There are always exquisite things and times to remind us of the original source of all beauty and love. - Jay Woodman
Others inspire us, information feeds us, practice improves our performance, but we need quiet time to figure things out, to emerge with new discoveries, to unearth original answers. - Ester Buchholz
Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not original and the part that is original is not good. - Samuel Johnson
No original thought still exists. People are original, each one of them. The same ideas that others had before you are waiting for you to bring them back to life in a new way. The part of who you are that is left behind within these old ideas is what makes them original all over again. - Ashly Lorenzana
It is He who is revealed in every face, sought in every sign, gazed upon by every eye, worshipped in every object of worship, and pursued in the unseen and the visible. Not a single one of His creatures can fail to find Him in its primordial and original nature.al-Futûhât al-Makkiyya - Ibn Arabi
An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original. - Jean Cocteau
Be kind. Be compassionate. Be love. Be original. Be authentic. Be peace. Be yourself. BE. - Karen A. Baquiran
According to an original reading of the Constitution and Declaration, the intrusiveness that is an inevitable part of big government is an offense against its people. - A.E. Samaan
We read frequently if unknowingly, in quest of a mind more original than our own. - Harold Bloom
Following a trend is useful, until you start alienating the original. The last thing we want is to live in a world where everything is the same. Originality and individuality is key. - J.S. Strange
MACE, n. A staff of office signifying authority. Its form, that of a heavy club, indicates its original purpose and use in dissuading from dissent. - Ambrose Bierce
Roger said, 'I don't know about having a shrink around all the time. Are you analyzing me right now?'Sophie rolled her eyes. 'How original. No, I'm not analyzing you. It'd take a whole team of shrinks to figure out your crazy ass, and I simply don't have the time or energy. - Jennifer Lane
An original is a creation motivated by desire. Any reproduction of an originals motivated be necessity. It is marvelous that we are the only species that creates gratuitous forms. To create is divine, to reproduce is human. - Man Ray
A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.
I always have a quotation for everything, it saves original thinking. - Dorothy L. Sayers
Ultimately, there is light and love and intelligence in this universe. And we are it, we carry that within us, its not just something out there, it is within us and this is what we are trying to re-connect with, our original light and love and intelligence. - Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo
Courage, the original definition of courage, when it first came into the English language it’s from the Latin word cor, meaning heart and the original definition was to tell the story of who you are with your whole heart. - Brené Brown
After the original rapture of conversion had settled in, (Bob) Dylan backed away from his obviously Christian lyrics and returned to his more metaphorical use of language. - Ron Jacobs
I'd rather be interesting, original, & unique then follow the pack. Revel in who you truly are & be liberated! - Amy Leigh Mercree
As a general rule, in the world of magic, the most successful magician is the one who has enough patience to keep the secrets of his original magic effects. - Amit Kalantri
Be yourself; you have nothing more valuable to offer the world than the original you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Your original self is worth more than your imitation of someone else. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Peace is our original state - Lao Tzu
Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
Wilderness holds an original presence giving expression to that which we lack, the losses we long to recover, the absences we seek to fill. Wilderness revives the memory of unity. Through its protection we can find faith in our humanity. - Terry Tempest Williams
Have you ever observed that we pay much more attention to a wise passage when it is quoted than when we read it in the original author? - Philip G. Hamerton
Imitation is not inspiration, and inspiration only can give birth to a work of art. The least of man's original emanation is better than the best of borrowed thought. - Albert Pinkham Ryder
Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work. - Gustave Flaubert
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. - Aldous Huxley
In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative original thinker unless you can also sell what you create. Management cannot be expected to recognize a good idea unless it is presented to them by a good salesman. - David M. Ogilvy
Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue. It is through disobedience and rebellion that progress has been made. - Oscar Wilde
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
When a mad man found some certain way to express his insanity in original way, he would get promoted to be called an Artist.... Wait, are you talking about me? - Hiroko Sakai
The wisest keeps something of the vision of a child. Though he may understand a thousand things that a child could not understand, he is always a beginner, close to the original meaning of life.
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It's the world's original sin. If the caveman had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Oscar Wilde
It is of great advantage to the student of any subject to read the original memoirs on that subject, for science is always most completely assimilated when it is in the nascent state... - James Clerk Maxwell
There were so many different versions of him. It was countless versions of a song, and they were all original, and they were all true, and they were all right. It should have been impossible. Was I supposed to love them all? - Maggie Stiefvater
No art is silent! Because art is an original idea and every original idea speaks, every interesting thought screams, every art talks, every art screams! No art is silent! If it is silent, then it is not an art! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Be regular and orderly in your life, that you may be violent and original in your work. - Gustave Flaubert
Curious that it is impossible for a man to be original without attracting around him a set of unoriginal minds, as though he were a honey-pot and they the flies! - Marie Corelli
Poetry is the one place where people can speak their original human mind. It is the outlet for people to say in public what is known in private. - Allen Ginsberg
the grace is being able to like rock music,symphony music, jazz …anything that contains the original energy ofjoy. - Charles Bukowski
The original language of Christianity is translation. - Lamin Sanneh
Be yourself and original. You would be appreciated ultimately. - Curion
The solving of almost every crime mystery depends on something which seems, at the first glance, to bear no relation whatever to the original crime.
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
All my quotes are original because I don't have duplicates. - Amit Abraham
Humanity takes itself too seriously. It is the world's original sin. If cavemen had known how to laugh, history would have been different. - Chuck Klosterman
The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards. - Arthur Koestler
Be regular and orderly in your life like a bourgeois, so that you may be violent and original in your work. - Gustave Flaubert
You were born an original work of art. Stay original. - Suzy Kassem
Screw you, cowboy! she yelled after him, saying the word exactly as she had before. And that horse you rode in on.And—Whoops!—now everyone in the diner had turned to look at them.Zane turned around to her with amusement on his face. Very original, princess. - Kimberly Lewis
A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
No man that ever lived, not John Calvin himself, ever asserted either original sin, or justification by faith, in more strong, more clear and express terms, than Arminius has done. - John Wesley
Fear has been the original parent of superstition, every new calamity urges trembling mortals to deprecate the wrath of invisible enemies - Edward Gibbon
My guess is that well over 80 percent of the human race goes without having a single original thought. - H. L. Mencken
At my core, I know this: God is God. All that lives and breathes flows from him in both original and ongoing states. - Nicole Nordeman
A mind stretched by a new ideanever shrinks back to its original proportions. ~ - Oliver Wendell Holmes
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