"Genius Borrows nobly."
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"When a thing has been said and said well, have no scruple. Take it and copy it."
"There is much difference between imitating a man and counterfeiting him."
"What is originality? Undetected plagiarism."
"I don't think anybody steals anything; all of us borrow."
"Stealing things is a glorious occupation, particularly in the art world."
"If you steal from one author, it's plagiarism; if you steal from many, it's research."
"Copy from one, it's plagiarism; copy from two, it's research."
"Taking something from one man and making it worse is plagiarism."
"Nothing is said which has not been said before."
"So much of what I am I got from you. I had no idea how much of it was secondhand."
"If they had not landed there would be some reason for celebrating the fact."
"Most of us know when and where the Pilgrims landed, but few of us know why."
"Go West, young man, and grow up with the country."
"The farther west he went the more he was convinced that the wise men came from the east."
"The pioneer who fought for his liberties now has descendants who take them."
"Pity makes the world soft to the weak and noble to the strong."
"Nobody can tell what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not complain are never pitied."
"Pity cost nothing and ain't worth nothing."
"God put self-pity by the side of despair like the cure by the side of the disease."
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