A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.— Marcus Garvey
Cheering Originated quotations
No idea is original, there's nothing new under the sun, it's never what you do, but how it's done
When a government betrays the people by amassing too much power and becoming tyrannical, the people have no choice but to exercise their original right of self-defense — to fight the government.
Our nation is like a tree of which the original trunk is swarajya and the branches are swadeshi and boycott.
Create your own method. Don't depend slavishly on mine. Make up something that will work for you! But keep breaking traditions, I beg you.
There are not many original shapes or silhouettes -- only a million variations.
Doubt is the origin of wisdom
Either human intelligence ultimately owes its origin to mindless matter;
or there is a Creator. It is strange that some people claim that it is their intelligence that leads them to prefer the first to the second.
The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.
Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.
The whole point of 'Acid Rap' was just to ask people a question: does the music business side of this dictate what type of project this is? If it's all original music and it's got this much emotion around it and it connects this way with this many people, is it a mixtape? What's an 'album' these days, anyways?
Accept your place in the sun as it was originally before the creation of this world... The black man is the first and last, maker and owner of the universe.
Original, in French: La bonne cuisine est la base du véritable bonheur.
English: Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
Don't become a mere recorder of facts, but try to penetrate the mystery of their origin.
The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
It’s at the heart of everything we struggle with in life: longing to be valuable, to be accepted, to be prized, to be worth something to somebody, to have a life that matters, and God’s saying ‘You matter! I didn’t make anyone else like you. You’re not a reprint or a lithograph. You’re a one-of-a-kind, original creation of God.
I like to play pranks on my girlfriend, you know, keep things fresh for me, make me laugh, you know? She hates it. But like, the other night, I put Saran wrap over the toilet seat, you know, which doesn't sound that original, but she's bulimic.
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.
To separate from my culture (as from my family) I had to feel competent enough on the outside and secure enough inside to live life on my own. Yet in leaving home I did not lose touch with my origins because lo mexicano is in my system. I am a turtle, wherever I go I carry 'home' on my back.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
A mind that has been stretched will never return to it's original dimension.
So long as men praise you, you can only be sure that you are not yet on your own true path but on someone else's.
The mind grows by self revelation. In play the child ascertains what he can do, discovers his possibilities of will and thought by exerting his power spontaneously. In work he follows a task prescribed for him by another, and doesn't reveal his own proclivities and inclinations; but another's. In play he reveals his own original power.
The Constitution is the origin and measure of legislative authority.
It says to legislators, thus far ye shall go and no farther. Not a particle of it should be shaken; not a pebble of it should be removed.
Consider your origins: you were not made to live as brutes, but to follow virtue and knowledge.
[Photography] ties back into this feeling of wanting to watch things fall and the moment before they break. Fireworks are that way for me - this lovely thing that blows up and is gone. It all goes back to this desire to record things before they disappear - the original reason we take pictures, right?
It is He who is revealed in every face, sought in every sign, gazed upon by every eye, worshipped in every object of worship, and pursued in the unseen and the visible. Not a single one of His creatures can fail to find Him in its primordial and original nature.
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
The President is no more than a well-meaning baboon.
I went to the White House directly after tea, where I found "The Original Gorilla", about as intelligent as ever. What a specimen to be at the head of our affairs now.
Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.
My art originates from hallucinations only I can see.
I translate the hallucinations and obsessional images that plague me into sculptures and paintings. All my works in pastels are the products of obsessional neurosis and are therefore inextricably connected to my disease. I create pieces even when I don’t see hallucinations, though.
The original of all great and lasting societies consisted not in the mutual good will men had toward each other, but in the mutual fear they had of each other.
The Analytical Engine has no pretensions whatever to originate anything.
It can do whatever we know how to order it to perform.
What a newspaper needs in its news, in its headlines, and on its editorial page is terseness, humor, descriptive power, satire, originality, good literary style, clever condensation and accuracy, accuracy, accuracy.