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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
|In the best preserved part of the work, Dionysius surveys Greek poetry and prose |
literature, suggesting what models to ... His comparison of poetry to painting (ut
pictura poésis, line 361) became an important concept in neoclassical ... What
progress would ever be made if no one did more than imitate another (10.2.7)?
|It is good for us to have trials and troubles occasionally, for they remind us that |
we are on probation and ought not to hope in ... (Job 7:1) Everyone, therefore,
must guard against temptation and must watch in prayer lest the devil, who never
sleeps ... The saints themselves all passed through many temptations and trials
to learn from them, while those who could not resist became reprobate and fell
|... 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
|A man ought so thoroughly to rest upon God, that he shall have no need of many |
human consolations. When a holy man is in trouble or temptation, or op- '
pressed by evil thoughts, then he understands more than ever the need of the
presence of God, without whom he can do no good ... 1. As long as we live in this
world, we must meet with trial and temptation. Therefore it becomes us to guard