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Imitation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Imitation

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Imitation is the sincerest flattery.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


It is in self-limitation that a master first shows himself.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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. ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Men must know their limitations.
~By Clint Eastwood ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


Democracy is hypocrisy without limitation.
~By Iskander Mirza ~


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 ~


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 ~


Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
~By Aesop ~


Mind is consciousness which has put on limitations. You are originally unlimited and perfect. Later you take on limitations and become the mind.
~By Ramana Maharshi ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


The Constitution was about a limitation on power.
~By Roy Moore ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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