Jonathan Aitken - Photography can never grow up if it imitates some other medium. It has to walk alone; it has to be itself.
[ Alone Grow Imitates Itself Medium Never Other Photography Some Up Walk]
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Jerome Cavanagh - Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild.
[ Able Art Far Follows God His Imitates Master Must Nature Pupil Thus Were Your]
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Didi Conn - Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television.
[ Art Bad Imitate Imitates Life Television]
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Jim Croce - I don't want to imitate life in movies; I want to represent it. And in that representation, you use the colors you feel, and sometimes they are fake colors. But always it's to show one emotion.
[ Always Colors Emotion Fake Feel Imitate Life Movies Represent Representation Show Sometimes Use Want]
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Cotton Mather - Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
[ Been Children Elders Failed Good Imitate Listening Never Their Them Very]
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Ashley Montagu - And out of a desire essentially to imitate what I was reading, I began to write, like a clever monkey.
[ Began Clever Desire Essentially Imitate Monkey Out Reading Write]
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Charles M. Russell - Man is defined as a human being and a woman as a female - whenever she behaves as a human being she is said to imitate the male.
[ Behaves Being Defined Female Human Imitate Male Man Said She Whenever Woman]
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Dominique de Villepin - The present aristocracy of western culture, at the moment when it most clearly dominates the world, is being imitated rapidly and successfully in every eastern country.
[ Aristocracy Being Clearly Country Culture Dominates Eastern Every Imitated Moment Most Present Rapidly Successfully Western World]
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- Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.
[ Admire Approximate Characters Example Followers Imitate More Most Pleases Reason Than Unconsciously Us]
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- Hollywood has an obligation to watch what they put out there. Kids do imitate what they see - good or bad.
[ Bad Good Hollywood Imitate Kids Obligation Out Put See Watch]
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- There is no original or primary gender a drag imitates, but gender is a kind of imitation for which there is no original.
[ Drag Gender Imitates Imitation Kind Original Primary Which]
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- I always admired virtue - but I could never imitate it.
[ Admired Always Could Imitate Never Virtue]
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- If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.
[ Am Bad Correct Each Good Imitate Men Myself Other Out Pick Points Serve Teacher Them Two Walking Will]
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- Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.
[ Anything Imitate Nothing Produce Those Want]
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- To rest satisfied with existing evils, as if we could do nothing, is not obedience; but neither is it obedience to imitate the actions of the apostles.
[ Actions Apostles Could Evils Existing Imitate Neither Nothing Obedience Rest Satisfied]
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- I was at dinner with Gene Wilder and imitated Ethel Barrymore for everyone.
[ Barrymore Dinner Everyone Gene Imitated Wilder]
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- Art may imitate life, but life imitates TV.
[ Art Imitate Imitates Life May Tv]
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- I'm one of those guys a lot of people watch, imitate, and then make it seem like they were the ones who did it first.
[ Did First Guys Imitate Lot Make Ones Seem Then Those Watch Were]
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- Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.
[ Imitate Immature Mature Poets Steal]
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- Raymond Carver is good. I think he'll be appreciated more and more. He's an easy writer to imitate.
[ Appreciated Carver Easy Good Imitate More Raymond Think Writer]
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- I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.
[ Art Imitate Life Want]
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- No doubt these rocky islands have suggested the idea worked out in gardens, and they have been well imitated.
[ Been Doubt Gardens Idea Imitated Islands Out Rocky Suggested These Well Worked]
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- Good taste is the modesty of the mind; that is why it cannot be either imitated or acquired.
[ Acquired Cannot Either Good Imitated Mind Modesty Taste Why]
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- The way that we imitate each others' riffs is something that other bands don't do as much. If we're jamming with a jazz band, or I am jamming with a jazz band, I have to catch myself, the tendency is always to do that.
[ Always Am Band Bands Catch Each Imitate Jamming Jazz Much Myself Other Others Riffs Something Tendency Way]
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- I did not want to be a tree, a flower or a wave. In a dancer's body, we as audience must see ourselves, not the imitated behavior of everyday actions, not the phenomenon of nature, not exotic creatures from another planet, but something of the miracle that is a human being.
[ Actions Another Audience Behavior Being Body Creatures Dancer Did Everyday Exotic Flower Human Imitated Miracle Must Nature Ourselves Phenomenon Planet See Something Tree Want Wave]
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- Just as the slave master required the slaves to imitate the image he had of them, so women, who live in a relatively powerless position, politically and economically, feel obliged by a kind of implicit force to live up to culture's image of what is female.
[ Culture Economically Feel Female Force Had Image Imitate Implicit Just Kind Live Master Obliged Politically Position Powerless Relatively Required Slave Slaves Them Up Women]
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- One who imitates what is bad always goes beyond his model; while one who imitates what is good always comes up short of it.
[ Always Bad Beyond Comes Goes Good His Imitates Model Short Up While]
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- The thirst for vengeance was the beautiful nature which Homer imitated.
[ Beautiful Homer Imitated Nature Thirst Vengeance Which]
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- Art may imitate wild nature; less often does it dare to place itself in the midst of it, and when it does, it may come out second best.
[ Art Best Come Dare Does Imitate Itself Less May Midst Nature Often Out Place Second Wild]
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- I've been imitated so well I've heard people copy my mistakes.
[ Been Copy Heard Imitated Mistakes Well]
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- The great strength of the totalitarian state is that it forces those who fear it to imitate it.
[ Fear Forces Great Imitate State Strength Those Totalitarian]
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- It is not so much the example of others we imitate as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words.
[ Echo Example Eyes Imitate Much Others Ourselves Reflection Their Words]
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- When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other.
[ Each Free Imitate Other Please Usually]
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- Art imitates life. Life imitates high school.
[ Art High Imitates Life School]
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- The mission of art is to represent nature not to imitate her.
[ Art Her Imitate Mission Nature Represent]
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- The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it.
[ Between Boisterous Children Commerce Degrading Despotism Exercise Imitate Learn Master Most Other Our Part Passions Perpetual See Slave Submissions Unremitting Whole]
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- The best and fastest way to learn a sport is to watch and imitate a champion.
[ Best Champion Fastest Imitate Learn Sport Watch Way]
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- Television is much better crafted today then in the 70s. The content is less positive but I'm one of those that feel our entertainment reflects our world, it's not a driver - art imitates life.
[ Art Better Content Crafted Driver Entertainment Feel Imitates Less Life Much Our Positive Reflects Television Then Those Today World]
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- Yes and for two reasons: one, I couldn't find anything to imitate at the time, and secondly because what I heard on the radio didn't bear any resemblance to what I wanted to hear on the guitar.
[ Any Anything Bear Because Find Guitar Hear Heard Imitate Radio Reasons Resemblance Secondly Time Two Wanted Yes]
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- I could tell you which writer's rhythms I am imitating. It's not exactly plagiarism, it's falling in love with good language and trying to imitate it.
[ Am Could Exactly Falling Good Imitate Imitating Language Love Plagiarism Rhythms Tell Trying Which Writer]
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- We didn't know about the rest of the world. We just knew the pictures that we saw on TV, and it was so different that we wanted to try to imitate that, to a certain extent.
[ Certain Different Extent Imitate Just Knew Know Pictures Rest Saw Try Tv Wanted World]
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- Washington's entire honesty of mind and his fearless look into the face of all facts are qualities which can never go out of fashion and which we should all do well to imitate.
[ Entire Face Facts Fashion Fearless Go His Honesty Imitate Into Look Mind Never Out Qualities Should Washington Well Which]
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- A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example.
[ Ashamed Caused Contrary Example First Good Him His Imitate Influence Lead Life Man Men Principles Republic Return Simple Sometimes Strive Such Virtues Wicked]
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- Always imitate the behavior of the winners when you lose.
[ Always Behavior Imitate Lose Winners]
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- Bond was escapism, but not meant to be imitated in real life.
[ Bond Escapism Imitated Life Meant Real]
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- I think the voice does that perfectly adequately without being imitated by other instruments.
[ Adequately Being Does Imitated Instruments Other Perfectly Think Voice Without]
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- Kings in this world should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.
[ Above God Imitate Kings Mercy Should Their Works World]
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- We do not imitate, but are a model to others.
[ Imitate Model Others]
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- He imitated me so well that I couldn't stand myself any longer.
[ Any Imitated Longer Myself Stand Well]
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- The writer of stories or of novels settles on men and imitates them; he exhausts the possibilities of his characters.
[ Characters Exhausts His Imitates Men Novels Possibilities Settles Stories Them Writer]
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- It is the nurse that the child first hears, and her words that he will first attempt to imitate.
[ Attempt Child First Hears Her Imitate Nurse Will Words]
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- The parrot's so funny. He imitates me and I don't even realize he's doing it. I'm walking around the house talking to myself and whistling and the next day he's said something I've said... it's scary you know?
[ Around Day Doing Even Funny House Imitates Know Myself Next Parrot Realize Said Scary Something Talking Walking Whistling]
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- But I think the image that's thrown out on television is a bad image. Because you see players who want to imitate hip-hop stars. And the NBA is taking advantage of the situation.
[ Advantage Bad Because Hip-Hop Image Imitate Nba Out Players See Situation Stars Taking Television Think Thrown Want]
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- Do not think of your faults, still less of other's faults; look for what is good and strong, and try to imitate it. Your faults will drop off, like dead leaves, when their time comes.
[ Comes Dead Drop Faults Good Imitate Leaves Less Look Off Other Still Strong Their Think Time Try Will Your]
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- Man's natural character is to imitate; that of the sensitive man is to resemble as closely as possible the person whom he loves. It is only by imitating the vices of others that I have earned my misfortunes.
[ Character Closely Earned Imitate Imitating Loves Man Misfortunes Natural Only Others Person Possible Resemble Sensitive Vices Whom]
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- Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.
[ Imitate May Something Wonderful]
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- Well, you might as well imitate your own program because if you don't, someone else will.
[ Because Else Imitate Might Own Program Someone Well Will Your]
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- 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.
[ Art Boundaries Come Does Imitate Life Limitations Lot Make Put Sense Somewhere]
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- I mean we all played as kids. You play games, you take on different characters, you imitate; the fun and the love of play has never left me.
[ Characters Different Fun Games Imitate Kids Left Love Mean Never Play Played Take]
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- She had caprices of a marvellous unexpectedness, and how is any one to imitate a caprice?
[ Any Caprice Had How Imitate Marvellous She]
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- The Russians imitate French ways, but always at a distance of fifty years.
[ Always Distance Fifty French Imitate Russians Ways Years]
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- I did not come into contact with any Muslim before I embraced Islam. I read the Qur'an first and realized no person is perfect, Islam is perfect, and if we imitate the conduct of the Holy Prophet... we will be successful.
[ Any Before Come Conduct Contact Did Embraced First Holy Imitate Into Islam Muslim Perfect Person Prophet Qur Read Realized Successful Will]
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- A good composer does not imitate; he steals.
[ Composer Does Good Imitate Steals]
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- I wasn't actually trained by my mother, she said she never taught me but she was a great singer herself and I can't remember when I didn't listen to her sing and imitate her.
[ Actually Great Her Herself Imitate Listen Mother Never Remember Said She Sing Singer Taught Trained]
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- I discovered very early that it wasn't quite enough for me to imitate people.
[ Discovered Early Enough Imitate Quite Very]
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- Immature artists imitate. Mature artists steal.
[ Artists Imitate Immature Mature Steal]
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- The immature artist imitates. Mature artists steal.
[ Artist Artists Imitates Immature Mature Steal]
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- It is only in the case of the Priestly Code that opinions differ widely; for it tries hard to imitate the costume of the Mosaic period, and, with whatever success, to disguise its own.
[ Case Code Costume Differ Disguise Hard Imitate Mosaic Only Opinions Own Period Priestly Success Tries Whatever Widely]
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- He's a guy's guy, so it pretty much became like the impressions - don't imitate Sean Connery's voice, and things like that. We were all kind of doing it towards the end of the film, anyway, and he was cool with it.
[ Anyway Became Connery Cool Doing End Film Guy Imitate Impressions Kind Much Pretty Sean Things Towards Voice Were]
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- All that I desire to point out is the general principle that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.
[ Art Desire Far General Imitates Life More Out Point Principle Than]
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- So it just goes to show you that it was always the Hells Angels first. They were the originals and all other clubs try and imitate what the Hells Angels have already done.
[ Already Always Angels Clubs Done First Goes Hells Imitate Just Originals Other Show Try Were]
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