Imitation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Imitation

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In everything truth surpasses the imitation and copy.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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


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 ~


Rudeness is a weak imitation of strength.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


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 ~


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


No matter how badly senators want to know things, judicial nominees are limited in what they may discuss. That limitation is real, and it comes from the very nature of what judges do.
~By Orrin Hatch ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Fashion is something barbarous, for it produces innovation without reason and imitation without benefit.
~By George Santayana ~


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 ~


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 ~


Where force is necessary, there it must be applied boldly, decisively and completely. But one must know the limitations of force; one must know when to blend force with a maneuver, a blow with an agreement.
~By Leon Trotsky ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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. ~


Liberty has never come from Government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it. The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
~By Confucius ~


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


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 ~


My vocal ability is very limited, but I'm fortunate in that I can write the songs around my vocal limitations.
~By Glenn Tipton ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
~By Helen Keller ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Democracy is hypocrisy without limitation.
~By Iskander Mirza ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Stop thinking in terms of limitations and start thinking in terms of possibilities.
~By Terry Josephson ~


There is only one kind of love, but there are a thousand imitations.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is also worth asking whether the strict limitations of Geneva make sense in a war against terrorists.
~By John Yoo ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Imitation is the sincerest flattery.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Men must know their limitations.
~By Clint Eastwood ~


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 ~


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. ~


The limitation upon this mode of promoting peace lies in the fact that it consists in an appeal to the civilized side of man, while war is the product of forces proceeding from man's original savage nature.
~By Elihu Root ~

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