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Imitation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Imitation

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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 ~


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


Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
~By Denis Waitley ~


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 ~


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


As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows, cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.
~By Cleveland Amory ~


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 ~


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


You've got to know your limitations. I don't know what your limitations are. I found out what mine were when I was twelve. I found out that there weren't too many limitations, if I did it my way.
~By Johnny Cash ~


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 ~


The human is indissolubly linked with imitation: a human being only becomes human at all by imitating other human beings.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


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


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 ~


The poorest parts of the world are by and large the places in which one can best view the worst of medicine and not because doctors in these countries have different ideas about what constitutes modern medicine. It's the system and its limitations that are to blame.
~By Paul Farmer ~


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


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


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


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


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 ~


Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


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


The new limitations are the human ones of perception.
~By Milton Babbitt ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We see an entire planet which has many limitations.
~By Ralph Merkle ~


Imitation is being rewarded. They're learning that if you fit right in the mold, you get rewarded. Music is no longer a form of expression - it's a means to a lifestyle.
~By Mike Watt ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


In nonfiction, you have that limitation, that constraint, of telling the truth.
~By Peter Matthiessen ~


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 ~


The theologians have recognized that the ideal is the imitation of God. If we be a part of such an organic thing, this thing is God to us, as I am God to the cells that compose me.
~By Charles Fort ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


Refusing to grow up is like refusing to accept your limitations. That's why I don't think we'll ever grow up.
~By Robert Smith ~


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


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 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 ~


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


Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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 ~


For years that may mean imitation. Then, one day, it is like a door opening, and a new thought comes in. Why not try this instead. Suddenly he is doing something original, almost in spite of himself.
~By Lukas Foss ~


I've come up with another formulation about style: that it's essentially a manifestation of a certain habitual set of limitations. It's what a composer does NOT do that defines a style.
~By James Tenney ~


It is important to note that there are no age limitations on who can donate organs and tissue. Newborns as well as senior citizens have been organ donors.
~By Vic Snyder ~


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 ~


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


The heroes of the present will retreat to the imitation they are anyhow.
~By Charles Olson ~


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 ~


Digital imaging has untied our hands with regards to technical limitations. We no longer have to be arbiters of technology; we get to participate in the interpretation of technology into creative content.
~By John Dykstra ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


If you accept your limitations you go beyond them.
~By Brendan Francis ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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. ~


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


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


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


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 ~


All art is but imitation of nature.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


No man was ever great by imitation.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Imitation is the sincerest flattery.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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


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. ~


I have to understand what my strengths and limitations are, and work from a true place. I try to do this as best I can while still protecting my writer self, which more than ever needs privacy.
~By Sandra Cisneros ~


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

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