Plagiarizing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations PlagiarizingThe intimate revelations of young men, or at least the terms in which they express them, are usually plagiaristic and marred by obvious suppressions.ndash;AnonymousReally we create nothing. We merely plagiarize nature.ndash;Jean BaitaillonPlagiarists are always suspicious of being stolen from.ndash;Samuel Taylor ColeridgeIdeas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an author's phrase, makes use of his expressions, erases a false idea, and replaces it with the right idea.ndash;Guy DebordPlagiarists, at least, have the merit of preservation.ndash;Benjamin DisraeliArt is either a revolutionist or a plagiarist.ndash;Paul GauguinWhat is originality? Undetected plagiarism.ndash;William IngeTaking something from one man and making it worse is plagiarism.ndash;George MoorePlagiarizing ndash; AppropriationWhat is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What's the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?ndash;Leonard CohenAnecdotes are sometimes the best vehicles of truth, and if striking and appropriate are often more impressive and powerful than argument.ndash;Tryon Edwards
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