Imitation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Imitation

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Under the circumstances, may I suggest another means of encouraging probity in elective office. I refer to term limitations, which can serve ends beyond that of saving congressional souls.
~By James L. Buckley ~


Imitation, if it is not forgery, is a fine thing. It stems from a generous impulse, and a realistic sense of what can and cannot be done.
~By James Fenton ~


The enemy of art is the absence of limitations.
~By Orson Welles ~


Digital imaging allows both groups to rise above the limitations of mess and clutter and mechanics, and apply our talents to creating images limited only by our imaginations.
~By Buffy Sainte-Marie ~


Do just once what others say you can't do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.
~By James Cook ~


Its limitations are those of the physical universe: it won't let you play with some really wild ideas that aren't possible, but are fun to speculate about.
~By Stanley Schmidt ~


All bad Literature rests upon imperfect insight, or upon imitation, which may be defined as seeing at second-hand.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


However, when Java is promoted as the sole programming language, its flaws and limitations become serious.
~By Bjarne Stroustrup ~


Unlike any other visual image, a photograph is not a rendering, an imitation or an interpretation of its subject, but actually a trace of it. No painting or drawing, however naturalist, belongs to its subject in the way that a photograph does.
~By John Berger ~


Learning too soon our limitations, we never learn our powers.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


Humor is something that thrives between man's aspirations and his limitations. There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.
~By Victor Borge ~


No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character.
~By John Morley ~


I continuously go further and further learning about my own limitations, my body limitation, psychological limitations. It's a way of life for me.
~By Ayrton Senna ~


Working within the limitations of the shared world generally made the writing easier, because I didn't have to invent any of the characters or background, which is usually the hardest part.
~By Walter Jon Williams ~


There are works of literature whose influence is strong but indirect because it is mediated through the whole of the culture rather than immediately through imitation. Wordsworth is the case that comes to mind.
~By J. M. Coetzee ~


France and Italy have not yet signed this treaty or agreed to naval limitation as between those nations, but I have confidence that in time they will do so.
~By Frank B. Kellogg ~


The only rules comedy can tolerate are those of taste, and the only limitations those of libel.
~By James Thurber ~


It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
~By Herman Melville ~


Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
~By Aesop ~


Anyone who draws attention to himself as an individual, is viewed with suspicion. We acquired this tendency, of course, from America, and we must resist it: levelling, and imitation of what others are already doing.
~By Dietrich Fischer Dieskau ~


Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully acheived has already defined his own limitations.
~By Cavett Robert ~


I resent limitations. I'm going to be this way for a while.
~By Fiona Apple ~


When we were making vinyl records we had a lot of time limitations for each record so songs were left off for a number of reasons. Now, with CDs, much more music can be included.
~By Ken Hensley ~


There is no original or primary gender a drag imitates, but gender is a kind of imitation for which there is no original.
~By Judith Butler ~


I don't know what my limitations are until I reach them. I look for the challenge.
~By Joseph Fiennes ~


Art begins in imitation and ends in innovation.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Justice for crimes against humanity must have no limitations.
~By Simon Wiesenthal ~


I had certain physical limitations that made me change the choreography for myself or made me more interested in choreography only rather than dancing. I have never been a person who wanted to just dance. I have always been interested in developing for other people.
~By Katherine Dunham ~


Then, in the next place, we must know that every being which is endowed with reason, and transgresses its statutes and limitations, is undoubtedly involved in sin by swerving from rectitude and justice.
~By Origen ~


I think we always move from imitation to assimilation to innovation, but I can't name you 20 people outside those we've already recognized who ever got to point three: innovation.
~By David Baker ~


Imitation is the sincerest flattery.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


The Constitution was about a limitation on power.
~By Roy Moore ~


Evolutionary naturalism takes the inherent limitations of science and turns them into a devastating philosophical weapon: because science is our only real way of knowing anything, what science cannot know cannot be real.
~By Phillip E. Johnson ~


When we argue for our limitations, we get to keep them.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


The worst acting is about imitation.
~By Paul Guilfoyle ~


Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


When I came up, it was all about originality and collective research. There is an awful lot of imitation going on now.
~By Steve Lacy ~


The mask can be a limitation, but you just deal with it. You do get superhuman strength and pumpkin bombs and all this other stuff to express yourself with.'
~By Willem Dafoe ~


I knew that we were clicking when mimics started kidding my voice, I'll know that I'm on the way out when they stop doing their imitations.
~By Vaughn Monroe ~


Globalisation has made us more vulnerable. It creates a world without borders, and makes us painfully aware of the limitations of our present instruments, and of politics, to meet its challenges.
~By Anna Lindh ~


What goes on in abstract art is the proclaiming of aesthetic principles... It is in our own time that we have become aware of pure aesthetic considerations. Art never can be imitation.
~By Hans Hofmann ~


The opponents of this process have always tried to vilify westernization as a poor imitation.
~By Orhan Pamuk ~


A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.
~By Gerald Jampolsky ~


Mind is consciousness which has put on limitations. You are originally unlimited and perfect. Later you take on limitations and become the mind.
~By Ramana Maharshi ~


Imitation is the highest form of flattery, but clones kind of get it wrong because we are promoting individuality and being proud of being yourself.
~By Brian Molko ~


Congress acknowledged that society's accumulated myths and fears about disability and disease are as handicapping as are the physical limitations that flow from actual impairment.
~By William J. Brennan, Jr. ~


Any person who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved, has already defined his own limitations.
~By Cavett Robert ~


Set high standards and few limitations for yourself.
~By Anthony J. D'Angelo ~


To do the opposite of something is also a form of imitation, namely an imitation of its opposite.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


I think it's important to know your limitations too.
~By Kip Winger ~


I should like to be remembered as the man who raised a voice against... placing limitations on the freedom of the individual.
~By Dennis Chavez ~


Given the difficulty of resisting such temptations over the longer run, a proper concern for the welfare of congressional souls may well be the ultimate argument in favor of term limitations.
~By James L. Buckley ~


It is in self-limitation that a master first shows himself.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


Age is no barrier. It's a limitation you put on your mind.
~By Jackie Joyner-Kersee ~


Comedians are not usually actors, but imitations of actors.
~By Johann Georg Zimmermann ~


Man is always marveling at what he has blown apart, never at what the universe has put together, and this is his limitation.
~By Loren Eiseley ~


There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are.
~By Ernst Haas ~


The age factor means nothing to me. I'm old enough to know my limitations and I'm young enough to exceed them.
~By Marv Levy ~


I don't have to be an imitation of a white woman that Hollywood sort of hoped I'd become. I'm me, and I'm like nobody else.
~By Lena Horne ~


The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has.
~By Confucius ~


It's good to take a longer view and think, What would I really like to do if I had no limitations whatsoever?
~By Laurie Anderson ~


I appeal to the responsibility of the blocs and the major powers, not to seek security in the arms race, but rather in a meeting for joint disarmament and arms limitations.
~By Gustav Heinemann ~


Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
~By Voltaire ~


Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. When power corrupts, poetry cleanses.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it especially in art.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


There are interactions with characters within the game which I think are pretty neatly done considering the limitations that you have to work with. I mean, a computer can't really generate a character that talks back and forth with you successfully.
~By Fred Saberhagen ~


The question is: how bad do things have to get before you will do something about it? Where is your line in the sand? If you don't enforce the constitutional limitations on your government very soon, you are likely to find out what World War III will be like.
~By Michael Badnarik ~


Imitation is flattery, and The Hills Have Eyes is a classic.
~By Michael Berryman ~


The Cube is an imitation of life itself - or even an improvement on life.
~By Erno Rubik ~


Of what use were the arts if they were only the reproduction and the imitation of life?
~By Alfred de Vigny ~


The infinite God can not by us, in the present limitation of our faculties, be comprehended or conceived.
~By William Hamilton ~


You can see my decision as either a distinctive factor or as a limitation. I don't feel it is a limitation.
~By Ennio Morricone ~


I don't know what makes someone hip. The goal is artist achievement and the best work we can do with no limitation.
~By Rick Rubin ~


It is not possible, given any degree of optimism and generosity in regard to people in general, to set a time limit on creative reflection or a limitation on the number of people involved in the creation.
~By Earle Brown ~


I do not hesitate to say that the limitation on naval craft between the great naval powers was too high.
~By Frank B. Kellogg ~


Don't believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you'll see the way to fly.
~By Richard Bach ~


I respect my limitations, but I don't use them as an excuse.
~By Stephen R. Donaldson ~


Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


I don't like traditions, I am very personal, very independent, I don't like intimate ladies, I mean in German lieder there's a lot of copy, a lot of imitation, a lot of tradition, and this I have put it aside.
~By Victoria de los Angeles ~


I don't think so, in so far as I always aspired to play the way I do now but just couldn't get the sounds out always due to technical limitations - now I can pretty much play what I hear in realtime.
~By Gary Lucas ~


I'm no model lady. A model's just an imitation of the real thing.
~By Mae West ~


You will not dishonor the divine perfections by judgments unworthy of them, provided you never judge of Him by yourself, provided you do not ascribe to the Creator the imperfections and limitations of created beings.
~By Nicolas Malebranche ~


A long time ago, in a country not so far away, I was eight years old, doing my best Darth Vader imitation.
~By Hayden Christensen ~


When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns into mere limitation and exclusion.
~By George Eliot ~


There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


I know my limitations, and I don't like politics. I was only involved because of my husband.
~By Corazon Aquino ~


I believe that a contract, or at least an understanding, exists between the American public and the American advertiser concerning what advertising is, what its limitations are and what price people will pay for it.
~By John O'Toole ~


To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


Ignorance and a narrow education lay the foundation of vice, and imitation and custom rear it up.
~By Mary Astell ~


Imitation is the sincerest form of television.
~By Fred Allen ~


The limitation of riots, moral questions aside, is that they cannot win and their participants know it. Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary because it invites defeat. It involves an emotional catharsis, but it must be followed by a sense of futility.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


If you don't understand your limitations you won't achieve much in your life.
~By Kevin Costner ~


Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.
~By Joyce Brothers ~


The properties which differentiate living matter from any kind of inorganic imitation may be instinctively felt, but can hardly be formulated without expert knowledge.
~By Oliver Joseph Lodge ~


Age is the first limitation on roles that I've ever had to encounter, and I hit that awhile ago.
~By Jack Nicholson ~


Corn ethanol can help in the short term, but it has serious limitations, and none of this is going to work if we don't dramatically improve the efficiency of our cars and trucks.
~By David Friedman ~


The reason is that for many years I have avoided reading anything whatsoever that approaches my own line of country, out of a somewhat fanatical desire to avoid the risk of unconscious imitation.
~By Leslie Charteris ~

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