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|' - Picasso Trust your own instincts. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's. Be yourself - who else is better qualified? No one has ever become great by imitation: Imitation is Limitation.|
|Hugo, Victor Great woman belong to history and to self sacrifice. - Hunt, Leigh He |
was dull in a new way, and that made many think him great. - Johnson, Samuel
No one ever became great by imitation. - Johnson, Samuel 10 A great man's ...
|Johnson, Samuel He was dull in a new way, and that made many think him great. |
- Johnson, Samuel No one ever became great by imitation. - Johnson, Samuel
The superiority of some men is merely local. They are great because their ...
|Upon one imitation alone in this long train of satellites we shall never |
congratulate a successful author, that is, upon an imitation of ... If no man
therefore by imitation ever became great, much less can he expect by this same
art to con- tiuue so.
|To the great body of the people, too, the Sanscrit is in effect quite a foreign |
language., Of the absorption of that language we need have ... the world a less
edifying and more barren literature than that of Hindoostan, or one that has done
less for morality, philosophy, and science? ... the apophthegm so as to
comprehend masses of men ; as if the saying stood, that no people ever became
great by imitation.
|The happiness of these casual illuminations no man can promise ... The man |
whose genius qualifies him for great undertakings, must at least be content to
learn from books the present state of human knowledge ; that he ... No man ever
yet became great by imitation. ... of others: and why the cautious and fearful make
hourly an proaches towards ruin, without one sigh ot' solicitude or struggle for
|The man whose genius qualifies him for great undertakings, must at least be |
content to learn from books the present state of human ... No man ever yet
became great by imitation. ... of others: and why the cautious and fearful make
hourly ap proaches towards ruin, without one sigh of solicitude or struggle for
escape. When a ...
|... which are formed or enslaved by early Ik bits, I did not mean to insinuate, that |
no great genius ever became an imitator. ... In fact alsgood poets imitate one
another more or less : and I am not sure, whether Homer himself'has not in some
|did not create it, it loses its moorings, as it were, it becomes fictionalized, it |
becomes a pure appearance to be changed at will. Unamuno was not ... For the
question is not whether one can be a good knight errant and a good Christian at
the same time. ... The imitation of Christ would never produce a Don Quixote, nor
can it support the novel that Cervantes wrote; and, of course, Cervantes knows
|things as well as he can imitate one. Moreover, Socrates ... Each man has his |
own activity, but the man who imitates takes on another task and becomes "a
double man," or even "a manifold one" (397e). Although Socrates finally allows
poets to imitate good men (396c-d), the effect of the discussion is to condemn
imitation. This is ... No one in the city is to be other than himself, and each is
simply one thing.