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#1. I offer originality: you don't know what my films are like until you go to them. I think that's the reason I've been getting all this attention. - Author: M. Night Shyamalan
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#2. If I could be really competent, that goes such a long way toward things, because the majority of things are not competent. If I can be competent, and have moments of originality, that's all I would ask for. - Author: Jon Stewart
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#3. The human spirit's unquenchable drive for originality and compulsion for creating art is the compelling force of our humanity. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#4. There's not a lot of pretty, young female artists that's out. It's a lot of talent out there, but they don't know how to go about it. I feel like there should be way more sexier women in hip-hop and R&B then it is - more originality. - Author: Tyga
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#5. 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. - Author: J.S. Strange
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#6. To contest an author's right to create a poetic or realistic work is to want to force him to change his temperament, challenge his originality, refuse to allow him to use the eye and the intelligence nature has given him. - Author: Guy De Maupassant
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#7. Every man has a specific skill, whether it is discovered or not, that more readily and naturally comes to him than it would to another, and his own should be sought and polished. He excels best in his niche - originality loses its authenticity in one's efforts to obtain originality. - Author: Criss Jami
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#8. 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. - Author: Avicii
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#9. The only way to grab the attention of the audience is originality. We feed ourselves with franchises that's the opposite of what makes our culture multidimensional and interesting. - Author: Ron Perlman
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#10. Plus, if you're a copycat, you can never keep up. You're always in a passive position. You never lead; you always follow. You give birth to something that's already behind the times - just a knockoff, an inferior version of the original. That's no way to live. - Author: Jason Fried
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#11. 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. - Author: Paul Arden
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#12. I didn't do anything wrong. I swear.'
He grunted. 'Like I've never heard that before. Funny, but I expected a little more originality from Moira's daughter.'
'Yeah, well, the dog ate my notebook with all my good excuses. - Author: Mindee Arnett
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#13. If anything, it's a little intimidating because there's usually a lot of brilliant work and a lot of brilliant ideas out there that you wish you had thought of, or that you just admire for the originality of it or the difference from what you've been thinking of. - Author: Chris Wedge
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#14. Translation, an archaic way of silencing, marginalizing or disowning other people's originality, must come to an end. - Author: Thorsten J. Pattberg
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#15. It's the originality of Pauls Toutonghi's voice and vision that makes this such a remarkable novel. Toutonghi is a true daredevil of a writer, and this fantastically hilarious and affecting book will have you on the edge of your seat. - Author: Skip Horack
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#16. An invitation to innovation, Radiant Orchid encourages expanded creativity and originality, which is increasingly valued in today's society. - Author: Leatrice Eiseman
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#17. One possible sign of low self-esteem is suppressing parts of yourself so you can fill someone else's expectations of what you should be. You try to fill someone else's (or your own) prescription of perfection, instead of being yourself and embracing your originality. - Author: Robin Meade
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#18. You come to Paris, you get true originality, and it's wonderful. - Author: Andre Leon Talley
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#19. No man who values originality will ever be original. But try to tell the truth as you see it, try to do any bit of work as well as it can be done for the work's sake, and what men call originality will come unsought.. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#20. It's incumbent on good public servants to maintain their voices and originality of thinking. - Author: Ronan Farrow
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#21. Books only spoil the originality of genius. Very well for those who can't think for themselves - But when one has made up one's opinions, there is no use in reading. - Author: Maria Edgeworth
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#22. If I have any claim to originality, I do it by investing my own personality into it, so it's coming from a slightly more sardonic, English point of view. - Author: James Hunter
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#23. 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. - Author: Philip Treacy
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#24. I love romantic comedies. I like to watch them and I like to be in them. It's something that's increasingly difficult to find that spark of originality that makes if different than the ones that come before. - Author: Julia Roberts
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#25. People of different dispositions make the world go round. That's why it's insanity to try to be someone else. - Author: Ufuoma Apoki
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#26. When you have wit of your own, it's a pleasure to credit other people for theirs. - Author: Criss Jami
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#27. An educated person's ideas of Art are drwan naturally from what Art has been, whereas the new work of art is beautiful by being what Art has never been; and to measure it by the standard of the past is to measure it by a standard on the rejection of which its real perfection depends. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#28. I don't believe too much in originality ... you learn art from other art and then looking into somebody's face or landscape is the point of departure to do your work of art. - Author: Paterson Ewen
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#29. They say copying is a form of flattery, I say it's lack of originality. - Author: Elizabeth Blade
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#30. From an art perspective, I don't know how you get better than 'Beetlejuice.' In terms of originality and a look, it's 100% unique. - Author: Michael Keaton
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#31. As far as I am concerned, taking photographs is a means of understanding which cannot be separated from other means of visual expression. It is a way of shouting, of freeing oneself, not of proving or asserting one's own originality. It is a way of life. - Author: Henri Cartier-Bresson
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#32. 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. - Author: Shannon Taylor Hodnett
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#33. If ever it's necessary to ride the bandwagon, it's done with one leg swinging out and eyes scoping the fields. - Author: Criss Jami
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#34. When it comes to fashion, I'm just inspired by anyone who has their own flair or piece on anything. I love originality. I love when people bring some bold and don't do what's been done or being done. I don't think I have anyone in particular. Just anyone who's original really inspires me. - Author: Blake Michael
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#35. If there's an original thought out there, I could use one right now. - Author: Bob Dylan
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#36. Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet's job. The rest is literature. - Author: Jean Cocteau
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#37. What is originality? It is being one's self, and reporting accurately what we see and are. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#38. Why should i have fake smile on my face ,
If my heart and soul suffering in unrest.
it's not my duty to entertain you But its my responsibility to be Honest and Original - Author: Mohammed Zaki Ansari
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#39. Originality consists of returning to the origin. Thus, originality means returning, through one's resources, to the simplicity of the early solutions. - Author: Antonio Gaudi
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#40. Originality is the discovery of how to shed identity before the magic mirror of Antiquity's sovereign power. - Author: Susan Howe
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#41. 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. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#42. The only thing worth doing is what's never been done before. - Author: David Salle
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#43. Originality has nothing to do with producing something ' new' - it is about seeking the source, the primordial ground from which you draw and have always drawn your being. It comes about when one works from one's origins, it is the dance of the eternal return ... and is as ancient as the Dreamtime. - Author: Billy Marshall Stoneking
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#44. Those [who] assiduously fabricate for themselves a self-conscious originality, and after having made a choice of certain practices, their principal preoccupation is never to depart from them, to remain for ever on their guard and allow themselves not a moment's relaxation. - Author: Andre Gide
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#45. Originality and a feeling of one's own dignity are achieved only through work and struggle. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#46. Anymore, no one's mind is their own. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#47. Knowing how to paint and to use one's colors rightly has not any connection with originality. This originality consists in properly expressing your own impressions. - Author: Thomas Couture
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#48. Originality, of course, is what occurs when something new arises out of what's already been done. - Author: Stephen Dunn
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#49. To do nothing is in everyone's power. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#50. No man who cares about originality will ever be original. It's the man who's only thinking about doing a good job or telling the truth who becomes really original
and doesn't notice it. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#51. It's not what you lift, it's where you carry it. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#52. The whole of life is like that now. It's even impossible to think naturally because opinion has been set out for you to read back. Originality has been used up. And yet faith in one's uniqueness dies hard. - Author: Tom Stoppard
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#53. Madness, genius, originality - it's all the same thing; it's a breaking of our normal value structure and the substitution of another one. - Author: Malcolm Bradbury
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#54. The artist's duty is to defend the exceptional: the imagination. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#55. In the age of mediocrity and clones, John Stowell's uniqueness and originality are a breath of fresh air. I love playing with him. - Author: Paul Horn
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#56. To return to the moment of radical innocence. To paint. To stretch canvas. To find the point of originality. It wasn't a hippie idea. Both of us always hated the hippies, their flowers, their poems, their one idea. We were the furthest thing from hippies. We were the edge, the definers. - Author: Colum McCann
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#57. The new is a guest in the house of the old. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#58. The mark of highest originality lies in the ability to develop a familiar idea so fruitfully that it would seem no one else would ever have discovered so much to be hidden in it. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#59. Of course quality is important but is it not the quality of an individual's originality that is most important? - Author: Robert Owen
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#60. Hollywood. It lacks originality. Remake sucks.' But I had to look deeper into it from my own perspective. We are not trying to compete with the original at all and that's what allowed me to pull the trigger without any hesitancy . - Author: Colin Farrell
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#61. Whatever goal, man has reached is due to his originality plus his brutality - Author: Adolf Hitler
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#62. Frederick Turner comes across in his poems as a man of impressively broad experience, intellectual brilliance, and originality. ... He's at his best when he unleashes his extraordinary powers of observation. - Author: Richard Tillinghast
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#63. 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. - Author: A.R. Rahman
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#64. I don't make people comfortable but that's what couches are for. - Author: Donna Lynn Hope
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#65. Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it. - Author: Laurence J. Peter
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#66. I refuse to believe that Hendrix had the last possessed hand,
that Joplin had the last drunken throat,
that Morrison had the last enlightened mind. - Author: Patti Smith
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#67. What heightens ingenuity heightens productivity.
What heightens creativity heightens originality. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#68. It is sometimes necessary to repeat what all know. All mapmakers should place the Mississippi in the same location and avoid originality. - Author: Saul Bellow
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#69. The best way to be original is to not copy anyone. - Author: Sebastyne Young
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#70. Should we all confess our sins to one another we would all laugh at one another for our lack of originality - Author: Khalil Gibran
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#71. He was no longer quite sure whether anything he had ever thought or felt was truly his own property, or whether his thoughts were merely a common part of the world's store of ideas which had always existed ready-made and which people only borrowed, like books from a library. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#72. I don't believe in originality. You take inspiration from whatever moves you and you find your voice in those things. - Author: Tim Walker
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#73. Society tells me to follow my own truth, but I don't let society tell me what to do. If you need someone to tell you that, chances are you're part of the crowd that will move on to the next fashion that comes around. - Author: Criss Jami
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#74. Originality and creativity are nothing but the result of the wise management of combinations. The creative genius combines more rapidly, and with a greater critical sense of what gets tossed out and what gets saved, the same material that the failed genius has to work with. - Author: Umberto Eco
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#75. No one wants my painting because it is different from other people's peculiar, crazy public that demands the greatest possible degree of originality on the painter's part and yet won't accept him unless his work resembles that of the others! - Author: Paul Gauguin
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#76. Both the 18th and the early 20th centuries, however, feature brilliant attacks on originality, and it's no doubt one of the hallmarks of romanticism to care about originality and suppose with a sometimes naive spontaneity that it's all that matters. - Author: Paul Fry
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#77. You're an unemployed bum. Should you live in that Finnish city by the lake with the S-market and K-market? Or how about that other Finnish city by the lake with the S-market and K-market? Finnish cities are all so very different! - Author: Phil Schwarzmann
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#78. A writer does not own words any more than a painter owns colors. So lets dispense with this originality fetish ... Look, listen and transcribe and forget about being original. - Author: William S. Burroughs
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#79. The class's favorite
book was Nabokov's Invitation to a Beheading. In this novel, Nabokov differentiates
Cincinnatus C., his imaginative and lonely hero, from those around him through his
originality in a society where uniformity is not only the norm but also the law. - Author: Azar Nafisi
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#80. To overestimate the originality of one's thoughts is perhaps a less serious defect than being unaware of their newness. There is a more pronounced lack of sensitivity in underestimating (ourselves and others) than in overestimating. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#81. 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. - Author: Bob Seger
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#82. I think it's a great document of John Stevens' originality. At that time he was already much more fully formed in his conception than I was. I was sort of struggling to keep up, and sometimes it's pretty obvious. - Author: Evan Parker
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#83. Every language has is a beauty, it has it's own uniqueness, it's own fascinating sounds that birth the originality of human being. - Author: Euginia Herlihy
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#84. I've finally decided to write about profit for a change
But before I really started I already started to feel lame
Baby what's it to a beast who manely to money remains untamed - Author: Criss Jami
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#85. Photography is a way of shouting, of freeing oneself, not of proving or asserting one's own originality. It's a way of life. - Author: Henri Cartier-Bresson
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#86. In order to share one's true brilliance one initially has to risk looking like a fool: genius is like a wheel that spins so fast, it at first glance appears to be sitting still. - Author: Criss Jami
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#87. Originality is not seen in single words or even in sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing. - Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer
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#88. The will to originality is not the will to be peculiar and unlike anybody else; it means the desire to derive one's consciousness from its primary source. - Author: Nikolai Berdyaev
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#89. I rallied all the youth around me, all the people who liked Compa, but felt like it was dying, going away, being replaced with Zouk. So it became a movement. So, through the years, I've played my music with dedication, discipline and originality, and controversy also. - Author: Michel Martelly
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#90. Geniuses can be scintillating and geniuses can be somber, but it's that inescapable sorrowful depth that shines through-originality. - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#91. It's certainly going to be different from what people have seen before. - Author: Donald Lambert
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#92. Every time you work, it's a new film, and generally when you work with auteurs, people that write and direct their films, there's always an originality. - Author: Isabella Rossellini
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#93. The greater a man's talents, the more marked his idiosyncracies. Yet in the provinces originality is considered perilously close to lunacy. - Author: Honore De Balzac
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#94. When I wrote this song I felt pretty unoriginal because everybody writes love songs, and everybody feels like their love is the most important and when their love ends and they get their heart broken, that nobody understands. And ... that's ridiculous, but so am I. - Author: Tegan Quin
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#95. But he meant beauty in the sense of its organic connection to the material. And this is the connection that, for me, separates true stylists from decorators. The decorators are easy to recognize. That's why critics love them so. - Author: Sidney Lumet
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#96. I respond to authenticity and originality, and I've been a fan of Don Winslow's ever since 'The Power Of The Dog.' - Author: Chuck Hogan
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#97. How do you write about something, even something real and painful-like suicide-when all of the writing that's been done on that subject has robbed you of any originality of expression? - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#98. Well, the way I play, I try not to be a 'repeater pencil', ya dig? Originality's the thing. You can have tone and technique and a lot of other things but without originality you ain't really nowhere. Gotta be original. - Author: Lester Young
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#99. There's plenty of room for strangeness, mystery, originality, wildness, etc. in poems that also invite the reader into the human and alive center about which the poem circles. - Author: Thomas Lux
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#100. In this world, one thing you should definitely strive for is originality. Just be who you are, and be your own person. That's what will make you stand out. - Author: Nolan Gould
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