The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
— Thomas Carlyle

Nothing is more dangerous than a dogmatic worldview - nothing more constraining, more blinding to innovation, more destructive of openness to novelty.
Stephen Jay Gould novelty quote

The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.
— Carl R. Rogers

All wonder is the effect of novelty on ignorance.
— Samuel Johnson

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.
— Will Rogers