Iwished to copy nature but I could not.But Iwassatisfied when I discovered that the sun could not be reproduced but that it must be represented by something elsecolour.Paul Ce zanne
It is all very well to copy what you see; it is much better to draw what you see only in memory.
Sharing a bed and a future was child's play compared to sharing my copy of The Complete Poems ofW B Yeats.Anne Fadiman
Today musicians listen to see who makes the most money on a style, and then they set to copying him. And they don't copy the ones that are beautiful, creative and good.Charles Mingus
Derivative writers seem versatile because they imitate many others, past and present. Artistic originality has only itself to copy.vladimir nabokov
I consider as lovers of books not those who keep their books hidden in their store-chests and never handle them, but those who, by nightly as well as daily use thumb them, batter them, wear them out, who fill out all the margins with annotations of many kinds, and who prefer the marks of a fault they have erased to a neat copy full of faults.
For the last 15 years, Microsoft’s master business plan seems to have been, "Wait until somebody else has a hit. Then copy it."david pogue
God has given us our talents, not to copy the talents of others, but rather to use our brains and imagination in order to obtain the revelation of true beauty.louis comfort tiffany
If you buy a DVD you have a copy. If you want a backup copy you buy another one.jack valenti
Our friends up north spend over five billion dollars on research and development and all they seem to do is copy Google and Apple.steve jobs
A presentation copy...is a copy of a book whoch does not sell, sent you by the author, with his foolish autograph at the beginning of it; for which, if a stranger, he only demands your friendship; if a brother author, he expects from you a book of yours, which does not sell, in return.Charles Lamb
People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after.
To copy beauties, forfeits all pretence To fame to copy faults, is want of sense.Charles Churchill
[T]he Rev. R. Taylor, A.M., the Deist, now in gaol, infamously persecuted by the Whigs for his religious opinions, in his learned defense of Deism called the Diegesis , has clearly proved all the heirarchical institutions of the Christians to be a close copy of those of the Essenians of Egypt.godfrey higgins
Belshazzar had a letter, He never had but one; Belshazzar's correspondence Concluded and begun In that immortal copy The conscience of us all Can read without its glasses On revelation's wall.
Among the manuscripts sent by Napoleon I. from the Vatican to Paris was found a copy of the Elements believed to be anterior to Theon's recension . Many variations from Theon's version were noticed therein, but they were not at all important, and showed that Theon generally made only verbal changes. The defects in the Elements for which Theon was blamed must, therefore, be due to Euclid himself.
We do not copy Google's search results. We use multiple signals and approaches in ranking search results. Opt-in programs like the toolbar help us with clickstream data, one of many input signals we and other search engines use to help rank sites.
[N]o one appeared to wonder whether this S-M proliferation was a lesbian copy of a faggot imitation of patriarchal backlash against feminism.
You are the cruell'st she alive, If you will lead these graces to the grave And leave the world no copy.william shakespeare
I believe it has been said that one copy of the Times contains more useful information than the whole of the historical works of Thucydides.
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