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1. "History is a gallery of pictures in which there are few originals and many copies."
Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
2. "The medieval period based its scriptural exegesis upon the Vulgate translation of the Bible. There was no authorized version of this text, despite the clear need for a standardized text that had been carefully checked against its Hebrew and Greek originals. A number of versions of the text were in circulation, their divergences generally being overlooked. It was not until 1592 than an 'official' version of the text was produced by the church authorities, sensitive to the challenges to the authority of the Vulgate by Renaissance humanist scholars and Protestant theologians."
Author: Alister E. McGrath
3. "To some degree, yeah, because I have to play a certain number of originals that might be considered avant-garde material. I realize though, that only a few people in the audience actually know what that music is, or understand it."
Author: Archie Shepp
4. "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."
Author: Chuck Zito
5. "We are all born originals - why is it so many of us die copies?"
Author: Edward Young
6. "Born Originals, how comes it to pass that we die Copies?"
Author: Edward Young
7. "Most expensive originals have cheap imitations."
Author: Elfriede Jelinek
8. "It was a common complaint amongst the Arts students that their library was in dire need of refurbishment. To call the old building shabby chic was being kind. It didn't have automated stacks or self-service machines like the Management and Sciences library the other side of campus and the carpets and bookcases looked like they were probably the Victorian originals. But on days like this one, where the springtime sunshine streamed in through the high windows and set the dust motes dancing, Harriet sincerely felt that those BSc lot could stuff their vending machines and state of the art study pods. The Old Library was clearly suited for those who had poetry in their souls, rather than numbers in their heads."
Author: Erin Lawless
9. "The originals are not original, but that Emersonian irony yield to the Emersonian pragmatism that the inventor knows how to borrow."
Author: Harold Bloom
10. "The worse my drawings were, the more beautiful did the originals appear."
Author: John James Audubon
11. "Human laws pattern divine laws, but divine laws use only originals."
Author: Mamie Smith
12. "An original is a creation motivated by desire. Any reproduction of an originals motivated be necessity. It is marvelous that we are the only species that creates gratuitous forms. To create is divine, to reproduce is human."
Author: Man Ray
13. "A lot of people might gawk at it, but I really love 'Revenge of the Sith' because of what happens to Anakin. I think I watched the prequels before I watched the originals, so maybe that was more of my childhood than the originals were. And it's really an emotional movie: huge events happening; the turn and fall of all that is good. I dig that one."
Author: Matt Lanter
14. "My mother was a children's librarian. I remember when traditional stories were revised for modern audiences until they bore only a nodding acquaintance with the originals, but were released as 'authentic Indian stories' when they were, in fact, nothing of the kind."
Author: Patricia Briggs
15. "The majority of Aboriginals do not want handouts because they realise that welfare is killing them."
Author: Pauline Hanson
16. "Quoting Kipling, "I never got over the wonder of a people who, having extirpated the aboriginals of their continent more completely than any modern race had ever done, honestly believed they were a godly little New England community, setting examples to mankind."
Author: Sarah Vowell
17. "My first band, Kid Wicked, we did half covers and half originals."
Author: Sebastian Bach
18. "To be honest, going out with Ed after Josh is like moving on to Duchy Originals super-tasty seeded loaf after plastic white bread. (I don't mean to be rude about Josh. And I didn't realize it at the time. But it is. He is. Plastic white bread.)"
Author: Sophie Kinsella
19. "I prefer writing originals."
Author: Tony Gilroy
20. "But I can't say that I didn't like John Hammond's performances often better than the originals."
Author: Warren Zevon

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If I open this envelope fifty years from now, I will be again as I am now and there will be no being old for me. There's a long, long time yet before fifty years...millions of hours of time. But one hour has gone already since I sat here...one hour less to live...one hour gone away from all the hours of my life."
Author: Betty Smith

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