"You must look at the processes of motion in the macrocosmos and microcosmos accurately, and copy them!"viktor schauberger
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
On the platform stood a policeman of normal proportions, and instead of a revolver and a truncheon he carried a copy of Ben Hur translated into Irish, which he was evidently studying for an examination important to his professional advancement. MrThewless realised that the imperial might of Great Britain lay behind him and that in front was the philosophic republic of Mr de Valera.John Innes Mackintosh Stewart
In 1915 Sophie Tauber and I carried out our first works in the simplest forms, using painting, embroidery and pasted paper (without using oil colors to avoid any reference with usual painting). These were probably the first manifestations of their kind, pictures that were their own reality, without meaning or cerebral intention. We rejected everything in the nature of a copy or a description, in order to give free flow to what was elemental and spontaneous.hans arp
In the near future, the web is going to be the master copy of human knowledge. We need to figure out ways to use that knowledge.
If you copy from one author, it's plagiarism. If you copy from two, it's research.wilson mizner
If you buy a DVD you have a copy. If you want a backup copy you buy another one.jack valenti
Is this sort of thing which has been thought about beneficial? So that if you're asking the question, for example, "Is it appropriate to think of making a copy of a person?" You have to ask not only, "What is the benefit to the people who are asking for this to be done?" But also, "What's the impact on the child that's going to be produced?" And that last bit I think often gets missed out.ian wilmut
Science, like art, is not a copy of nature but a re-creation of her.jacob bronowski
I seek no copy now of life's first half: Leave here the pages with long musing curled, And write me new my future's epigraph, New angel mine, unhoped for in the world!
Strain your brain more than your eye... You can copy a thing to a certain limit. Then you must use intellect.thomas eakins
[N]o one appeared to wonder whether this S-M proliferation was a lesbian copy of a faggot imitation of patriarchal backlash against feminism.robin morgan
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.
California is a unique state in that all hospitals are required to submit a copy of their chargemasters, which the state then posts online for all consumers and patients to see.
What Clearhos saw there was the familiar features of his Greek world far to the west: a Macedonian palace, Rhodian porticoes, coan funerary monuments, Athenian propylaea, Delian houses, Megarian bowls, Corinthin tiles, and Mediterranean amphorae. Traditionally Greek but cosmopolitan and eclectic this city provided a fitting home for the easternmost copy of the Delphic maxims.
If there is something good in the world then we copy with pride.
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.
Philosophy only is the true one which reproduces most faithfully the statements of nature , and is written down, as it were, from nature's dictation, so that it is nothing but a copy and a reflection of nature, and adds nothing of its own, but is merely a repetition and echo.Francis Bacon
The present age... prefers the sign to the thing signified, the copy to the original, fancy to reality, the appearance to the essence... for in these days illusion only is sacred, truth profane.
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