Mimicry Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 36 Quotes About Mimicry

#1. Having financial independence does not increase one's chances of independent, artistic creation whatsoever. Our conditioned behavior toward mimicry for the sake of market forces is an amazing syndrome. The watchtowers guide us well. - Author: Fady Joudah
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#2. I believe really strongly in imitation, actually: I think it's the first place you need to go to if you're going to be able to understand how something works. True mimicry is actually quite difficult. - Author: Eleanor Catton
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#3. I started working with synthesizer players, and I had to find new instruments. I needed a more complex sound, so I went to a surplus place and got a bunch of hard plastic stuff and stainless steel stuff, and that stuff worked. So from that point on, from the 70s on, I've made instruments. - Author: Z'EV
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#4. When a hypothesis enters a scientist's mind, he checks it by calculation and experiment, that is, by the mimicry and the pantomime of truth. It's plausibility infects others, and the hypothesis is accepted as the true explanation for the given phenomenon, until someone finds its faults. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#5. Even a man's exact imitation of the song of the nightingale displeases us when we discover that it is a mimicry, and not the nightingale. - Author: Immanuel Kant
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#6. There is no issue that is not a women's issue. - Author: Charlotte Bunch
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#7. Our built-in human system for mimicry explains why we humans can transfer our good and bad moods to each other - if we aren't careful! - Author: Karen Salmansohn
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#8. Although I could never get used to the constant state of anxiety in which the guilty, the great, and the tenderhearted live, I felt I was doing my best in the way of mimicry. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#9. Every class has pupils who mimic the teachers particularly well and perform for their classmates; a class without such teacher-mimics would have something lifeless about it. - Author: Elias Canetti
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#10. One can criticize the Israeli government, but it is not fair to judge the people of Israel. - Author: Antonio Munoz Molina
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#11. I'm a big believer in education, period. - Author: Jon Secada
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#12. Ironically, the expanded means for connecting at one's disposal become limited to seductively entertaining, instantly gratifying, often desperate mimicry of heartfelt contact. - Author: Steven Buser
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#13. My dad's a surfer-psychologist, and my mother's an actress-fitness instructor, and we all practice Buddhism. - Author: Vinessa Shaw
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#14. I want justice to be upheld. I want all-out diplomacy. - Author: Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
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#15. As an actor, I don't have any politics. As an actor, I'm driven more by an authentic - I would say an obsessive-compulsive-disorder level-fixation on mimicry, tonality of voice, to literally imitate something until I can just disappear into it. - Author: Edward Norton
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#16. Every athlete learns by theft and mimicry. - Author: Pat Conroy
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#17. Mimicry reassures the weak, and the envious fool takes the risk as often as the visionary who mocks the error and leave the man alone. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#18. Theory and knowledge remain suspect, not because of inherent worthlessness, but because of their historic isolation from action. Without theoretical orientation, however, action is vulnerable to oversimplified and glib imitativeness-even mimicry-and to the use of the gimmick. - Author: Erving Polster
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#19. Have I ever done anything of my own, an act or state that arose from Elefsis, and not careful, exquisite mimicry?
Have they? - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#20. God has the Big Book, the beautiful proofs of mathematical theorems are listed here. - Author: Paul Erdos
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#21. The mimicry of passion is the most intolerable of all poses. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#22. I thought that spring must last forevermore, For I was young and loved, and it was May. - Author: Vera Brittain
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#23. Basketball allowed me to revere my father without him knowing what I was up to. I took up basketball as a form of homage and mimicry. - Author: Pat Conroy
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#24. We wish we were Obi-Wan Kenobi, and for the most part we are, but there's a little Darth Vader in all of us. - Author: J. Christopher Stevens
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#25. I was a class clown, of the classic term for it. I would get the work done easily, and then I would try to deprive other people of their educations. I developed skills for mimicry, and I was a good showoff. I knew how to get attention, and I knew how to do it in a positive funny way. - Author: George Carlin
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#26. Whether it's a blatant homage or unconscious mimicry, the Rolling Stones have permanently, indelibly influenced how rock stars look and behave. - Author: Diablo Cody
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#27. Quite honestly, if I were doing work related to a living being or historical being where there was visual or audio recordings available, I would find that extremely difficult because I don't know how you would avoid the process of mimicry. And mimicry, to me at any rate, is a very dull prospect. - Author: Daniel Day-Lewis
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#28. Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#29. You can hide as cleverly as you like, but in the final analysis mimicry is deception, pure and simple. It doesn't solve a thing. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#30. The right to freedom of expression is justified first of all as the right of an individual purely in his capacity as an individual. It derives from the widely accepted premise of Western thought that the proper end of man is the realization of his character and potentialities as a human being. - Author: Thomas I. Emerson
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#31. I said I have no powers of invention. Well, I also have no powers of mimicry. - Author: Norman MacCaig
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#32. Long prayers either consist of repetitions or of unnecessary explanations which God does not require. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#33. The character of the crowds is made up of mimicry and hostility. - Author: Franz Grillparzer
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#34. Too pretty, dreamlike mimicry!
O falling fire and piercing cry
and panic, and a weak mailed fist
clenched ignorant against the sky! - Author: Elizabeth Bishop
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#35. Jamie Foxx does a good rendition of me. It's a real gift, mimicry of that kind, the tonal thing. It's sort of like having a talent for playing an instrument. - Author: Al Pacino
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#36. It requires courage to face and to conquer the immense weight of inertia and the dead and dying traditions and sophistications that clutter the minds of men and mould them into the mimicry of living ways ... - Author: Lawren Harris
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