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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
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Originality is nothing by judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
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Originality is simply a pair of fresh eyes.
– Thomas W. Higginson
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Originality is the art of concealing your source.
– Franklin P. Jones
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Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
– Laurence J. Peter
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Originally, God was to save individual mind from despair if not disaster, love was an attempt by one mind to possess another mind and justice was a mind's concern for all other minds. In case of the first, mind is too weak and fearful to understand itself. In the second, the nature cripples the reason and over powers human mind! In the third situation, the reason is more evolved and makes the human mind to stand on its own and does what best is possible with respect to other minds!
– Thiruman Archunan
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Ornaments were invented by modesty.
– Joseph Joubert
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Orthodox medicine has not found an answer to your complaint. However, luckily for you, I happen to be a quack.
– Richter cartoon caption
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Orthodoxy is Unconsciousness.
– George Orwell
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Orthodoxy means not thinking - not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.
– George Orwell, 1984
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Orthodoxy means not thinking--not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.
– George Orwell, 1984
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Oscar Wilde said that the gods punish us in two ways: first, they don’t give us what we want, then, they do. He forgot the third way: we finally see the cost of getting it.
– Perry Brass
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Oscar Wilde: "I wish I had said that." Whistler: "You will, Oscar; you will.
– Oscar Wilde
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Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.
– Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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Other exercises develop single powers and muscles, but dancing embellishes, exercises, and equalizes all the muscles at once.
– Jean Paul
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Other nations use force; we Britons alone use Might.
– Evelyn Waugh
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Other people have a nationality. The Irish and the Jews have a psychosis.
– Brendan Behan
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Other people may not have high expectations of me, But I have high expectations for myself.
– Shannon Miller
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Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.
– Anthony Brandt
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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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Others judge you for not what you are, but what they are. Self Judgement is thus more Significant....
– MBeriwal
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Otto gave me a copy of the farewell letter Anne wrote to me in hiding. I was surprised because there were two letters: the second was a reply to a letter she pretended I had written to her. She wrote: “I am thinking so much of you,” and “Let’s always be good friends until I come back.” She must have been very lonely.
– Jacqueline van Maarsen
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Our (The Stoic) motto, as you know, is live according to nature.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Our ability to create has outreached our ability to use wisely the products of our invention.
– Whitney Moore Young
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Our ability to delude ourselves may be an important survival tool.
– Jane Wagner
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