Imitation Quotes

We are what we are; we gain nothing by copying others.

Don’t expect anything original from an echo.

When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

One dog barks at something, and a hundred bark at the sound.

There is much difference between imitating a man and counterfeiting him.

Men nearly always follow the tracks made by others and proceed in their affairs by imitation, even though they cannot entirely keep to the tracks of others or emulate the prowess of their models. So a prudent man should always follow in the footsteps of great men and imitate those who have been outstanding. If […]

When we compare we compete. When we compete we imitate. When we imitate we cheat ourselves.

Men are so constituted that every one undertakes what he sees another successful in, whether he has aptitude for it or not.

To refrain from imitation is the best revenge.

Imitation can acquire pretty much everything but the power which created the thing imitated.