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“Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”
“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 most bitter.”
“Blessed is he who has learned to admire but not envy, to follow but not imitate, to praise but not flatter, and to lead but not manipulate”
William Arthur Ward
“I'm no model lady. A model's just an imitation of the real thing.”
“Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength”
“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.”
“To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.”
“Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.”
“It is in self-imitation that a master first shows himself.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.”
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