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Quotations The Best Quotes About Plagiarism  

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A list of the best plagiarism quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous plagiarism quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic plagiarism quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational plagiarism quotes from that same writer.

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If you steal from one author, it's plagiarism; if you steal from many, it's research. Wilson Mizner

19 3
There is much difference between imitating a man and counterfeiting him. Benjamin Franklin

16 5
What a good thing Adam had. When he said a good thing, he knew nobody had said it before. Mark Twain

11 2
Taking something from one man and making it worse is plagiarism. George Moore

11 2
Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research. Wilson Mizner

11 3
Genius Borrows nobly. Ralph Waldo Emerson

10 3
Nothing is said which has not been said before. Terence

12 5
He invades authors like a monarch; and what would be theft in other poets is only victory in him. John Dryden

12 7
The immature artist imitates. The mature artist steals. Lionel Trilling

5 0
kopo Thulo added Coping is an art being caught is the crime

7 3
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment. Josh Billings

6 2
Plagiarists are always suspicious of being stolen from. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

6 2
The human plagiarism which is most difficult to avoid, for individuals... is the plagiarism of ourselves. Marcel Proust

8 5
And for the citation of so many authors, 'tis the easiest thing in nature. Find out one of these books with an alphabetical index, and without any farther ceremony, remove it verbatim into your own... there are fools enough to be thus drawn into an opinion of the work; at least, such a flourishing train of attendants will give your book a fashionable air, and recommend it for sale. Miguel de Cervantes

3 1
Immature artists imitate. Mature artists steal. Lionel Trilling

5 4
When a thing has been said and said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it. Anatole France

4 3
What is originality? Undetected plagiarism. William Ralph Inge

4 3
Plagiarists at least have the quality of preservation. Benjamin Disraeli

7 7
To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism; to steal from many is research. Steven Wright

3 5
Nothing is new except arrangement. Will Durant