To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research.— Steven Wright
Most Powerful Plagiarism Steal quotations
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
If you steal from one author, it's plagiarism; if you steal from many, it's research.
Anticipatory plagiarism occurs when someone steals your original idea and publishes it a hundred years before you were born.
He who buys what he does not need stels from himself.
To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism, to steal ideas from many is research.
As for piracy, I love to be pirated. It is the greatest compliment an author can have. The wholesale piracy of Democracy was the single real triumph of my life. Anyone may steal what he likes from me.
Amongst so many borrowed things, am glad if I can steal one, disguising and altering it for some new service.
Doubt and fear steal more dreams than failure does.
I'm the most sampled and stolen. What's mine is mine, and what's yours is mine, too... I got a song about that... But I'm never gonna release it. Don't want a war with the rappers. If it wasn't good, they wouldn't steal it.
Stealing from one author is plagiarism; from many authors, research.
I did not steal other people's work! I may have appropriated some styles, but I did not steal. My work is full... of homages to everyone in my medium - not theft!
Good artists borrow, great artists steal.
If you steal from one author, its plagiarism. If you steal from two, its research.
It has come to be practically a sort of rule in literature that a man, having once shown himself capable of original writing, is entitled thenceforth to steal from the writings of others at discretion.
Steal! to be sure they may; and, egad, serve your best thoughts as gypsies do stolen children,-disfigure them to make 'em pass for their own.
I asked god for a bike, but god doesn't work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.
Most writers steal a good thing when they can, and when 'Tis safely got 'Tis worth the winning. The worst of 't is we now and then detect em, they ever dream that we suspect em.
If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research.
If you steal from one author, it's plagiarism. If you steal from two, it's research.
The world is full of kings and queens, who blind your eyes and steal your dreams.
When you steal from one author, it's plagiarism. When you steal from many, it's research.
As monarchs have a right to call in the specie of a state, and raise its value, by their own impression; so are there certain prerogative geniuses, who are above plagiaries, who cannot be said to steal, but, from their improvement of a thought, rather to borrow it, and repay the commonwealth of letters with interest again; and may wore properly be said to adopt, than to kidnap a sentiment, by leaving it heir to their own fame.
If you plagiarize others' techniques, you steal their emotions and tell your spectators a lie with your work. Works as such equal zero.
If you can dream it, someone can steal it.
I have myself always been terrified of plagiarism - of being accused of it, that is. Every writer is a thief, though some of us are more clever than others at disguising our robberies. The reason writers are such slow readers is that we are ceaselessly searching for things we can steal and then pass off as our own: a natty bit of syntax, a seamless transition, a metaphor that jumps to its target like an arrow shot from an aluminum crossbow.