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1. "Once you get into the world of dystopia, it's hard to avoid plagiarism, because other people have had such powerful visions."
Author: Anthony Horowitz
2. "For if we are observed in all matters, we are constantly under threat of correction, judgment, criticism, even plagiarism of our own uniqueness. We become children, fettered under watchful eyes, constantly fearful that — either now or in the uncertain future — patterns we leave behind will be brought back to implicate us, by whatever authority has now become focused upon our once-private and innocent acts. We lose our individuality, because everything we do is observable and recordable."[The Eternal Value of Privacy, May 18, 2006]"
Author: Bruce Schneier
3. "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."
Author: Charles Kuralt
4. "Taking something from one man and making it worse is plagiarism."
Author: George A. Moore
5. "No, generally I think influence is used as a nice word for plagiarism."
Author: Gilbert Gottfried
6. "Ideas 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."
Author: Guy Debord
7. "Plagiarism, is like a fatal plague which has engulfed our generation and culminated impersonate clones. sad but true.. a caricature has replaced Mona Lisa."
Author: Himmilicious
8. "Composers shouldn't think too much - it interferes with their plagiarism."
Author: Howard Dietz
9. "The ethics of plagiarism have turned into the narcissism of small differences: because journalism cannot own up to its heavily derivative nature, it must enforce originality on the level of the sentence."
Author: Malcolm Gladwell
10. "Plagiarism has been around far longer than the Internet. In fact, I had a poem published in 'Seventeen' magazine when I was 15 years old. About a year later I was informed that there was a girl who used that same poem to win a statewide poetry competition in Alabama. It took months for people to put together that this had happened."
Author: Megan McCafferty
11. "Using a big word like 'plagiarism'... always causes some damage. It will always do lasting damage, like accusations of racism."
Author: Michel Houellebecq
12. "In a way, fraud in business is no different from infidelity in marriage or plagiarism in scholarly work. Even people committed to high moral standards succumb."
Author: Miroslav Volf
13. "Plagiarism is the fear of a blank page."
Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
14. "The great and golden rule of art as well as of life, wrote William Blake, is that the more distinct, sharp and defined the boundary line, the more perfect is the work of art; and the less keen and sharp the greater is the evidence of weak imitation, plagiarism and bungling. ‘Great inventors in all ages knew this - Michael Angelo and Albert Durer are known by this and by this alone'; and another time he wrote, with all the simple directness of nineteenth-century prose, ‘to generalise is to be an idiot."
Author: Oscar Wilde
15. "Art is either plagiarism or revolution."
Author: Paul Gauguin
16. "Art is either revolution or plagiarism"
Author: Paul Gauguin
17. "Lord Snow says that every man may be permitted his own clichés. But this is not enough. He must invent his own clichés and then persist in them until, if other people use them, their source is instantly recognizable. Thus plagiarism shall be turned into homage."
Author: Quentin Crisp
18. "Forgive plagiarism, copy one person's thoughts, you are a plagiarist.... if it is by more than one, it's a council! (may have "borrowed this, too!")"
Author: Robert Armstrong
19. "To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research."
Author: Steven Wright
20. "I think almost every newspaper in the United States has lost circulation due to the Internet. I also think the Internet will lead to a lot of plagiarism in journalism."
Author: Will McDonough
21. "Originality is undetected plagiarism."
Author: William Ralph Inge
22. "Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research."
Author: Wilson Mizner
23. "If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research."
Author: Wilson Mizner
24. "Mr. Fitzgerald, I believe that is how he spells his name, seems to believe that plagiarism begins at home."
Author: Zelda Fitzgerald

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