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  1. Picture quote by John Mason about born

    You were born an original. Don't die a copy. ⏤ John Mason


  2. Picture quote about yourself

    Never be afraid to be yourself. Remember an original is worth more than a copy.


  3. Picture quote by Albert Schweitzer about imitate

    Do something wonderful, people may imitate it. ⏤ Albert Schweitzer


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We criticize, copy, patronize, idolize and insult but we never doubt that the U.S. has a unique position in the history of human hopes.

Ferdinand Mount

It is important not to copy other people's careers but set the tone of who you want to be. My father's always encouraged me to do that.

Nicole Richie

The story I am writing exists, written in absolutely perfect fashion, some place, in the air. All I must do is find it, and copy it.

Jules Renard

There's an entire flight simulator hidden in every copy of Microsoft Excel 97.

Bruce Schneier

Good artists copy, great artists steal.

Pablo Picasso

I think there are problems with compact disc copy protection that can't be resolved.

Edward Felten

My vocal style I haven't tried to copy from anyone. It just developed until it became the girlish whine it is today.

Robert Plant

They allow us to disrespect our Black woman. A lot of these things would be considered criminal if it were to be carried out in the streets. That's like when they tell you after you buy your VHS and you rent movies they tell you not to copy the movies.

Afrika Bambaataa

I think I am too interested in my own ideas to copy anyone else's, but I find that other people's imagery, the flow of language in the outside world, games with words, and ideas about relationships are all most important to me.

Margaret Mahy

Do not copy my style! The first rule of writing is write about what you know, not what you think you know. So, think about what you've done in your life and write about that.

Jackie Collins

I was determined to carve out a music of my own. I didn't want to copy anybody.

Bill Monroe

I have mixed feelings about those sorts of things. When I see it done by interesting young people, I think it's very valid. But when established photographers, people in their forties, copy me and get a lot of money, well, I find that to be very stupid.

Helmut Newton

The gleam in their eyes telegraphs only too clearly that they are hoping for a headline, which of course means something disparaging, because nothing makes such good copy as a feud.

Leslie Charteris

Perhaps you could sympathize with those who seek to replace a dead child with a copy, or to copy a parent or a relative or even a celebrity.

Leon Kass

There was no one in particular I really tried to copy.

Caroline Corr

You must be one of the few people with a copy of that. I don't think they printed too many.

Chow Yun-Fat

I had to create an equivalent for what I felt about what I was looking at - not copy it.

Georgia O'Keeffe

I'm starting to see players copy what I do. I'm flattered.

Dennis Rodman

I don't like traditions, I am very personal, very independent, I don't like intimate ladies, I mean in German lieder there's a lot of copy, a lot of imitation, a lot of tradition, and this I have put it aside.

Victoria de los Angeles

I tried to copy some of his mannerisms at first but it didn't work. And then I just let the spirit of the character grow in me and it just took its rightful place. I started to speak the lines and it felt right.

Derek Luke

I think it killed the performance on a lot of the systems in the Labs for years because everyone had their own copy of it, but it wasn't being shared, and so they wasted huge amounts of memory back when memory was expensive.

Bill Joy

Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.

Pablo Picasso

There is a tendency around the world today to copy TV culture. And that is not always a virtue.

Francis Arinze

To escape jury duty in England, wear a bowler hat and carry a copy of the Daily telegraph.

John Mortimer

I don't keep any copy of my books around... they would embarass me. When I finish writing my books, I kick them in the belly, and have done with them.

Ludwig Bemelmans

If you copy, it means you're working without any real feeling. No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music.

Billie Holiday

Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet.

Mark Twain

Machines aren't replacing proofreaders at all. Copy editors, who proofread and much, much more, use spellcheck as a tool but read every word that appears in the paper.

Bill Walsh

Every time I copy something, I can draw it for the rest of my life. But research is so painful - I mean just opening up a magazine looking for a picture of a car or looking out the window looking for a car is just hard!

Jaime Hernandez

When I was nine years old I use to copy ( not trace ) the covers of the Donald Duck comics. Many years later I became a close friend of Jack Hannah, the director of the Donald Duck film shorts.

William Jackson

I grew up doing all that stuff because I was obsessed with the '50s. I had sock hops for birthday parties. So I've always done The Twist and stuff. It was pretty natural and, with my parents doing it all the time, I'd just copy them. Not very pretty.

Brittany Snow

I believe it has been said that one copy of The Times contains more useful information than the whole of the historical works of Thucydides.

Richard Cobden

Traditional copyright has been that you can't make a full copy of somebody's work without their permission.

Patricia Schroeder

Even Obama's staunchest supporters are starting to leave him. Last week Michelle Obama demanded to see a copy of his birth certificate.

Ann Coulter

Somebody said they threw their copy of Dungeons and Dragons into the fire, and it screamed. It's a game! The magic spells in it are as real as the gold. Try retiring on that stuff.

Gary Gygax

Microsoft has had two goals in the last 10 years. One was to copy the Mac, and the other was to copy Lotus' success in the spreadsheet - basically, the applications business. And over the course of the last 10 years, Microsoft accomplished both of those goals. And now they are completely lost.

Steve Jobs

I'll see a photograph of a character and try to copy them on to my face. I think I'm really observant, and thinking how a person is put together, seeing them on the street and noticing subtle things about them that make them who they are.

Cindy Sherman

On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.

David Ogilvy

Good copy can't be written with tongue in cheek, written just for a living. You've got to believe in the product.

David Ogilvy

Thank you for sending me a copy of your book - I'll waste no time reading it.

Moses Hadas

The trouble with us in America isn't that the poetry of life has turned to prose, but that it has turned to advertising copy.

Louis Kronenberger

A copy of the universe is not what is required of art; one of the damned things is ample.

Rebecca West

It would have been the equivalent of Jackson Pollock's attempts to copy the Sistine Chapel.

Malcolm Cowley

Copy nature and you infringe on the work of our Lord. Interpret nature and you are an artist.

Jacques Lipchitz

I often think that could we creep behind the actor's eyes, we would find an attic of forgotten toys and a copy of the Domesday Book.

Laurence Olivier

Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else.

Leonardo da Vinci

People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy.

Oliver Goldsmith

Russia will not soon become, if it ever becomes, a second copy of the United States or England - where liberal value have deep historic roots.

Vladimir Putin

I never leaf through a copy of National Geographic without realizing how lucky we are to live in a society where it is traditional to wear clothes.

Erma Bombeck

We learned in the university to consider Wordsworth and Keats as Romantics. They were only a generation apart, but Wordsworth didn't even read Keats's book when he gave him a copy.

Thom Gunn

And, since the model he faithfully copies is not going to be hung up next to the picture, since the picture is going to be there on its own, it is of no interest whether it is an accurate copy of the model.

Lucian Freud

Since the model he so faithfully copies is not going to be hung up next to the picture... it is of no interest whether it is an accurate copy of the model.

Lucian Freud

The only way you can get good, unless you're a genius, is to copy. That's the best thing. Just steal.

Ritchie Blackmore

I look at Jagger and the like and if I see a good attitude I'll admire it but I wouldn't copy their style.

Michael Hutchence

If you copy then it is not self-expression.

Michael Schenker

The music is a personal expression, like art. It is something that you like doing that comes from within, and is an expression that comes from God. That is why artists are beautiful and why people who copy are not really artistic.

Michael Schenker

I have made it a rule for a long time, not to part with the copyright of my drawings, for I have been so copied, my drawings reproduced and sold for advertisements and done in ways I hate.

Kate Greenaway

The thing about HD-DVD that is attractive to Microsoft is that it's very pro-consumer in letting you copy all movies up onto the hard disk.

Bill Gates

Sometimes it's flattering when people copy you, but sometimes it gets to a breaking point.

Billie Eilish

It's one thing to buy a copy of 'Atlas Shrugged.' You actually have to read it to get anything out of it.

Henry Rollins

You should learn from your competitor, but never copy. Copy and you die.

Jack Ma

I didn't try to copy my dad or fit into the pressure or the mold that everybody tried to make me fit into.

Joel Osteen

No, because I don't want to hear what's hot and feel I have to copy it. I'll just make up my own thing.

Missy Elliot

American management thinks that they can just copy from Japan. But they don't know what to copy.

W. Edwards Deming

Those thoughts are truth which guide us to beneficial interaction with sensible particulars as they occur, whether they copy these in advance or not.

William James

I don't smoke, so they never sent me a copy.

Lita Ford

As the true object of education is not to render the pupil the mere copy of his preceptor, it is rather to be rejoiced in, than lamented, that various reading should lead him into new trains of thinking.

William Godwin

No, sir, I'm not saying that charming, witty and warm copy won't sell. I'm just saying I've seen thousands of charming, witty campaigns that didn't sell.

Rosser Reeves

There are many teachers who could ruin you. Before you know it you could be a pale copy of this teacher or that teacher. You have to evolve on your own.

Berenice Abbott

There are two kinds of editors, those who correct your copy and those who say it's wonderful.

Theodore White

To copy beauty forfeits all pretense to fame; to copy faults is want of sense.

Charles Churchill

The rights of copyright holders need to be protected, but some draconian remedies that have been suggested would create more problems than they would solve.

Patrick Leahy

When I really young yet feeling very old, I offered up a lot of myself to the press; I knew it was good copy.

Diane Lane

It is quite annoying that we have to change the sound we invented just to avoid sounding like people who simply copy us, but... it is flattering and of course challenging.

Jonathan Davis

My wife has them all in a vault... a copy of every album.

Jerry Goldsmith

If any sort of error is inexcusable, it's an incorrect phone number. One of the cardinal rules of copy editing is that every phone number published must be checked.

Bill Walsh

Writers' bedtimes vary, but few have been spared the shock of a copy editor's early wake-up call.

Bill Walsh

I don't read anything anymore. I don't have the eyesight. I read my own copy, that's all. I think I've read everything that's worth reading.

John Gould

One could make money and get a career going with a low-budget horror film about killers attacking on holidays. It is always flattering to have somebody copy you.

John Carpenter

I am my own secretary; I dictate, I compose, I copy all myself.

Venerable Bede

I've been imitated so well I've heard people copy my mistakes.

Jimi Hendrix

There have been times when I reread - or at least leafed through - something because I'd sent a copy to a friend, and what usually happened was that I noticed dozens and dozens of clumsy phrases I wished I could rewrite.

Peter Straub

The last copy of the Chicago Daily News I picked up had three crime stories on its front page. But by comparison to the gaudy days, this is small-time stuff. Chicago is as full of crooks as a saw with teeth, but the era when they ruled the city is gone forever.

John Gunther

Some days I'm lucky to squeeze out a page of copy that pleases me, but I get as many as six or seven pages on a very good day; the average is probably three pages.

Dean Koontz

Elvis is not so difficult as Johnny Cash because his voice is so distinctive. If you try to copy Johnny Cash, it's just going to sound dumb.

Brian Setzer

I just wanted to play tennis. I started because I wanted to pick up another sport and then as I was slowly getting better I wanted to see how far I can go but I always wanted to be myself. I wanted to be original. I didn't want to copy anybody's style.

Jana Novotna

But here's the thing: what you do as a screenwriter is you sell your copyright. As a novelist, as a poet, as a playwright, you maintain your copyright.

Beth Henley

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