Imitation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Imitation

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I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers.
~By Helen Keller ~


My parents gave me stability and a belief in myself and in all the possibilities life has to offer. I was told the only limitations I would ever face were those I placed upon myself.
~By Dionne Warwick ~


On every side, and at every hour of the day, we came up against the relentless limitations of pioneer life.
~By Anna H. Shaw ~


Nature is commonplace. Imitation is more interesting.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


Perhaps the most versatile and useful plug-in in the collection is Mass Copy. It is certainly the one I use the most. Due to limitations in how plugins can interact with Finale, Mass Copy has a somewhat unusual user interface.
~By Robert Patterson ~


I align myself with almost all researchers in assuming that anything we do is a composite of whatever genetic limitations were given to us by our parents and whatever kinds of environmental opportunities are available.
~By Howard Gardner ~


Whatever its other limitations, the Big Apple and those who live there make room for their dogs and cats, take good care of them and abide by the rules made necessary by a huge population.
~By Nick Clooney ~


Of course as children, we all, in all cultures and societies, learn behavior from observation, imitation, and encouragement of various kinds. So by the suggestion made, we all 'pretend' most of the time.
~By Gary Gygax ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


I am pleased now that I have lived in a gay as well as a religious ghetto, though it hasn't been very comfortable. Taken together, their limitations cancel each other out and I have seen the world more kindly and more honestly.
~By Lionel Blue ~


Disarmament or limitation of armaments, which depends on the progress made on security, also contributes to the maintenance of peace.
~By Ludwig Quidde ~


To note an artist's limitations is but to define his talent. A reporter can write equally well about everything that is presented to his view, but a creative writer can do his best only with what lies within the range and character of his deepest sympathies.
~By Willa Cather ~


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 ~


Plot, rules, nor even poetry, are not half so great beauties in tragedy or comedy as a just imitation of nature, of character, of the passions and their operations in diversified situations.
~By Horace Walpole ~


There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
~By Confucius ~


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


None can be more negative in its impact than the limitation on human resource capacity.
~By Said Musa ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


And I kind of said to myself if I get my voice back I'm not going to take back the old anxiety about it and just focus on the limitations. I'm really going to enjoy it.
~By Rosanne Cash ~


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


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


A lot of times black actors get stuck in a box. They're up against a lot of limitations for the kind of films that they get approached about. It's easy to get stuck in a box and just be approached about nothing but urban films.
~By Tyrese Gibson ~


To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship.
~By Wendell Phillips ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


But out of limitations comes creativity.
~By Debbie Allen ~


In imagination, there's no limitation.
~By Mark Victor Hansen ~


I'm a very big Notorious B.I.G. fan and I do an imitation of him that always cracks everybody up.
~By Gene Ween ~


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 ~


I don't know if there is any one secret to successful writing, but one important step is to move beyond imitation and discover what you can write that no one else can - that is, find out who you are and write that in an appropriate narrative and style.
~By James Gunn ~


Probably I, like a lot of people, became a writer in imitation of or in homage to the books I enjoyed. When you're so captivated by something, you think, could I do that? Hmm, let me try.
~By Curtis Sittenfeld ~


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 ~


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


Limitation of armaments in itself is economically and financially important quite apart from security.
~By Ludwig Quidde ~


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


There's a consistency in my work that pops up independent of the limitations of the technology.
~By Douglas Trumbull ~


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 ~


Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they're yours.
~By Richard Bach ~


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


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


Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.
~By Les Brown ~


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 ~


Unfortunately what came out of it was also kind of an imitation community with a lot of mindless conformity.
~By Bill Griffith ~


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 ~


The Negroes have little invention, but strong powers of imitation, so that they readily acquire mechanic arts. They have a great talent for music, and all their external senses are remarkably acute.
~By Samuel George Morton ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Imitation is the sincerest form of pain.
~By Roy Horn ~


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 ~


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


Judgment traps you within the limitations of your comparisons. It inhibits freedom.
~By Willie Stargell ~


The Past: Our cradle, not our prison; there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour. The past is for inspiration, not imitation, for continuation, not repetition.
~By Israel Zangwill ~


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


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 ~


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


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


My works are an imitation of my own past and present.
~By Barbara Hepworth ~


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 ~


Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


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 ~


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


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


Anywhere you have extreme poverty and no national health insurance, no promise of health care regardless of social standing, that's where you see the sharp limitations of market-based health care.
~By Paul Farmer ~


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


For humanism also appeals to man as man. It seeks to liberate the universal qualities of human nature from the narrow limitations of blood and soil and class and to create a common language and a common culture in which men can realize their common humanity.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


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


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


I really feel there's no limitation on what this band can do in the studio or on the stage. That's an empowering feeling - that we can bring a song to life.
~By Ben Harper ~


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


Art does imitate life, it has to come from somewhere. To put boundaries and limitations on it doesn't make a lot of sense to me.
~By Christian Slater ~


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


I write for somebody who has my own limitations. My reader has a certain difficulty with concentrating, which in my case comes from being a film viewer.
~By Manuel Puig ~


It is impossible for us to understand the Church if we regard her as subject to the limitations of human culture. For she is essentially a supernatural organism which transcends human cultures and transforms them to her own ends.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


The word music is a convenient way to talk about what I'm interested in, but actually, in some ways, it's a limitation.
~By Anthony Braxton ~


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


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 ~


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


There are severe limitations on civil rights. In the international arena, Iran is turning into an isolated country, and the international community is becoming more hostile toward it.
~By Moshe Katsav ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


I just don't want to be hampered by my own limitations.
~By Barbra Streisand ~


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 false is nothing but an imitation of the true.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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. ~


People mistake their limitations for high standards.
~By Jean Toomer ~


My talents fall within definite limitations. I am not as versatile an actress as some think.
~By Greta Garbo ~

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