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Total Quotes : 19
Very Movie

The demand in India is to have a hit, which becomes a promotion for the movie and makes people come to the theater. You have five songs and different promotions based on those. But when I do Western films, the need for originality is greater. Then I become very conscious about the writing.

- A. R. Rahman

Own Wear

I don't have any problems with what these guys wear because they got their own style and their own originality. That's the way it's supposed to be, man.

- Allen Iverson

Go Norms

Originality implies being bold enough to go beyond accepted norms.

- Anthony Storr

Art Forgetting

The prerequisite of originality is the art of forgetting, at the proper moment, what we know.

- Arthur Koestler


What is originality? Undetected plagiarism.

- Dean Inge

Forced Risking

We shall be forced to attempt planned and directed research employing hundreds of workers for many years, and this cannot be done without risking the loss of independence and originality. This is a serious and fundamental obstacle but it may be overcome in two ways.

- John Desmond Bernal

Sentences Sum

Originality is not seen in single words or even in sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing.

- Isaac Bashevis Singer

Think Before

Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.

- James Stephens

Important Most

Originality is, for me, the most important quality in a script.

- Douglas Wood


Originality is really important.

- Jim Carrey

Something Only

Originality usually amounts only to plagiarizing something unfamiliar.

- Katharine Elizabeth Fullerton Gerould

Art Concealing

Originality is the art of concealing your source.

- Franklin P. Jones

New Putting

The secret of all effective originality in advertising is not the creation of new and tricky words and pictures, but one of putting familiar words and pictures into new relationships.

- Leo Burnett

Careful Very

As a rule, I am very careful to be shallow and conventional where depth and originality are wasted.

- Lucy Maud Montgomery


Originality is dangerous.

- Salman Rushdie

Eyes Fresh

Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes.

- Thomas W. Higginson

Explain Some

I believe the structure of 'House of Leaves' is far more difficult to explain than it is to read. And while I'd like to lay claim to some extraordinary act of originality, truth is I'm only taking advantage of capabilities inherent in everyone.

- Mark Z. Danielewski

Past Date

Knowledge comes from the past, so it's safe. It is also out of date. It's the opposite of originality... Experience is the opposite of being creative.

- Paul Arden


Originality is undetected plagiarism.

- William Ralph Inge