Imitation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Imitation

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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


Democracy is hypocrisy without limitation.
~By Iskander Mirza ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


Men must know their limitations.
~By Clint Eastwood ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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

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April 19 ,2024
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