1. 10

    As far as modern writing is concerned, it is rarely rewarding to translate it, although it might be easy. Translation is very much like copying paintings.

  2. 9

    It's been very important throughout my career that I've met all the guys I've copied, because at each stage they've said, Don't play like me, play like you.

  3. 8

    That's his style of hitting . If you can't imitate him, don't copy him.

  4. 7

    In everything truth surpasses the imitation and copy.

  5. 6

    An original artist is unable to copy. So he has only to copy in order to be original.

  6. 5

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

  7. 4

    Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research.

  8. 3

    Simplicity of all things is the hardest to be copy.

  9. 2

    To copy others is necessary, but to copy oneself is pathetic.

  10. 1

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

  11. Last Update: September, 2020

  1. image quote by Albert Schweitzer

    Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.

  2. image quote by John Mason

    You were born an original. Don't die a copy !

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

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  4. image quote by John Mason

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