Imitation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Imitation

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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Democracy is hypocrisy without limitation.
~By Iskander Mirza ~


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. ~


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


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


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


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 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 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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 worst acting is about imitation.
~By Paul Guilfoyle ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


You know, there's so much imitation and so much pandering in Hollywood.
~By Tom Selleck ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Imitation is the sincerest flattery.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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


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 ~


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. ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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