Best Quotes About Plagiarism

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

Art is either plagiarism or revolution. -Paul Gauguin

Composers shouldn't think too much – it interferes with their plagiarism. -Howard Dietz

Self-plagiarism is style. -Alfred Hitchcock

Originality is undetected plagiarism. -William Inge

Taking something from one man and making it worse is plagiarism. -George A. Moore

No, generally I think influence is used as a nice word for plagiarism. -Gilbert Gottfried

Certainly the plagiarism, and dealing with the fallout of it, was the most difficult thing I've ever faced since I started writing. -Nora Roberts

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. -Will McDonough

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. -Charles Kuralt

What is originality? Undetected plagiarism. -William Inge

If we steal thoughts from the moderns, it will be cried down as plagiarism; if from the ancients, it will be cried up as erudition. -Charles Caleb Colton

Mr. Fitzgerald, I believe that is how he spells his name, seems to believe that plagiarism begins at home. -Zelda Fitzgerald

When I listen to Radio 1 and hear five different tracks in a row using old disco samples, well that's plagiarism, that's taking other people's music. -Jay Kay

Once you get into the world of dystopia, it's hard to avoid plagiarism, because other people have had such powerful visions. -Anthony Horowitz

Using a big word like 'plagiarism'… always causes some damage. It will always do lasting damage, like accusations of racism. -Michel Houellebecq

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. -Miroslav Volf

The only real mystery in the stories of political plagiarism is its durability in an age of Turnitin and other scanning software that can protect an author from his own mistakes, intentional or otherwise. -Evan Osnos

Scientific fraud, plagiarism, and ghost writing are increasingly being reported in the news media, creating the impression that misconduct has become a widespread and omnipresent evil in scientific research. -Heinrich Rohrer

You don't want to become guilty of plagiarism by letting someone else's words get inadvertently mixed in with your own. If you do feel the need to paste in a block of research while you're writing, be sure to highlight the copied text in a different color so you can go back and remove or rewrite it entirely later. -Gayle Lynds

The painter, sculptor, writer, and musician are protected by law. So are inventors. But the chef has absolutely no redress for plagiarism on his work; on the contrary, the more the latter is liked and appreciated, the more will people clamour for his recipes. -Auguste Escoffier

A major focus of 'Reality Hunger' is appropriation and plagiarism and what these terms mean. I can hardly treat the topic deeply without engaging in it. That would be like writing a book about lying and not being permitted to lie in it. -David Shields

In many senses, creativity and 'plagiarism' are nearly indivisible. -David Shields

Can you sue yourself for plagiarism? If so, then 'Old School' has presented Ivan Reitman with a case. -Elvis Mitchell

With traditional publishing, books might be pulled due to plagiarism or libel – but rarely for content, and especially not without a widespread outcry. -Andrew Shaffer

I think a very clear cut example of – dare I say – plagiarism is the Sam Smith-Tom Petty situation, where you have a song that is flagrantly… it is the hook from one song being used for another song. To me, that was a very obvious example of plagiarism. If somebody had done that to me, I would probably take a similar course of action. -Ben Gibbard

Every university has its problems. The issues range from lack of amenities, plagiarism, poor quality research, sexual harassment, faculty moonlighting, and faulty and biased recruitment. -Sanjaya Baru

I know that charges of plagiarism are serious. -Ben Domenech

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