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Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies.
– Woody Allen
Original Poems for Infant Minds My MotherWho ran to help me when I fell,And would some pretty story tell,Or kiss the place to make it wellMy Mother.
– Anonymous
Original thought is like original sin: both happened before you were born to people you could not have possibly met.
– Fran Lebowitz
Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
– James Stephens
Originality is a thing we constantly clamour for, and constantly quarrel with.
– Thomas Carlyle
Originality is better off than imitation. Yes! because originality endows peculiarity, which at the long run leads to profitability and excellence. Whereas, imitation brings about limitation, which often leads to frustration and mediocrity i.e. you've got to be original rather than imitation. Therefore, dare to be and remain original in all your undertakings. Besides that, whoever that continues to imitate someone else or others will definitely end up a copycat QED.
– Emeasoba George
Originality is merely an illusion.
– M. C. Escher
Originality is not seen in single words or even sentences. Originality is the sum total of a man's thinking or his writing.
– Isaac Bashevis Singer
Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes.
– Thomas W. Higginson
Originality is the art of concealing your source.
– Franklin P. Jones
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
– Laurence J. Peter
Ornaments were invented by modesty.
– Joseph Joubert
Orthodox medicine has not found an answer to your complaint. However, luckily for you, I happen to be a quack.
– Richter cartoon caption
Orthodoxy is Unconsciousness.
– George Orwell
Orthodoxy means not thinking - not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.
– George Orwell, 1984
Orthodoxy means not thinking--not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.
– George Orwell, 1984
Oscar Wilde: "I wish I had said that." Whistler: "You will, Oscar; you will.
– Oscar Wilde
Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.
– Edwin Hubbel Chapin
Other exercises develop single powers and muscles, but dancing embellishes, exercises, and equalizes all the muscles at once.
– Jean Paul
Other nations use force; we Britons alone use Might.
– Evelyn Waugh
Other people have a nationality. The Irish and the Jews have a psychosis.
– Brendan Behan
Other people may not have high expectations of me, But I have high expectations for myself.
– Shannon Miller
Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.
– Anthony Brandt
Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
– Robert F. Kennedy

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