The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
A mind that has been stretched will never return to it's original dimension.
It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else's life with perfection.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
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The masses have no habit of self reliance or original action.
Man's mind, stretched by a new idea, never goes back to its original dimensions.
You were born an original. Don't die a copy.
This gives force to the strong -- that the multitude have no habit of self-reliance or original action.
Less than fifteen per cent of the people do any original thinking on any subject. The greatest torture in the world for most people is to think.
The real antichrist is he who turns the wine of an original idea into the water of mediocrity.
There is no original truth, only original error.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.
Never change your originality for the sake of others. Because no one can play your role better than you.
Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one you are trying to master and you will develop the powers necessary to overcome the original difficulty.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education.
A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times.
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory it too good.
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.
Music is the original social media.
What a strange vanity painting is; it attracts admiration by resembling the original, we do not admire.
The original crime of niggers and lesbians is that they prefer themselves.
Everyone is a genius at least once a year; a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.
I have a theory that the only original things we ever do are mistakes.
I am what is mine. Personality is the original personal property.
Never be afraid to be yourself. Remember an original is worth more than a copy.
Be regular and orderly in your life like a bourgeois, so that you may be violent and original in your work.
If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.
Originality is not seen in single words or even in sentences.
Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing.
Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet.
He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age.
If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself.
Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
The Buddha is your real body, your original mind.
If you can just be yourself, then you have to be original because there's no one like you.
I began to realize how simple life could be if one had a regular routine to follow with fixed hours, a fixed salary, and very little original thinking to do.
I found you essay to be good and original.
However, the part that was original was not good and the part that was good was not original.
We are obliged to regard many of our original minds as crazy at least until we have become as clever as they are.
No one can be profoundly original who does not avoid eccentricity.
Don’t try to be original, just try to be good.
Private property was the original source of freedom. It still is its main ballpark.
Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous- to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.
We are already one. But we imagine that we are not. And what we have to recover is our original unity. What we have to be is what we are.
The most original sin is not the thinker's but the poet's.
I made sure no butt cheek hung out. You know, the original Daisy, Catherine Bach's shorts were shorter than mine.
I have begun to think of life as a series of ripples widening out from an original center.
I like rhyme because it is memorable, I like form because having to work to a pattern gives me original ideas.
All love is original, no matter how many other people have loved before.
Inner-calm will lead you on a beautiful journey back to your original self;
the perfect, beautiful you.
Be born anywhere, little embryo novelist, but do not be born under the shadow of a great creed, not under the burden of original sin, not under the doom of Salvation.
The original is unfaithful to the translation.
A society made up of individuals who were all capable of original thought would probably be unendurable.
It is not enough that one surrenders oneself.
Surrender is to give oneself up to the original cause of one's being. Do not delude yourself by imagining such a source to be some God outside you. One's source is within oneself. Give yourself up to it. That means that you should seek the source and merge in it.
If one wants to abide in the thought-free state, a struggle is inevitable.
One must fight one's way through before regaining one's original primal state. If one succeeds in the fight and reaches the goal, the enemy, namely the thoughts, will all subside in the Self and disappear entirely.