Added by staff

Immature artists imitate. Mature artists steal.

This quote is about plagiarism.

Record how this quote makes you feel.

You can report quote corrections via the "Conversation" tab below

Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.

A bit about Lionel Trilling ...

Lionel Trilling (July 4, 1905 November 5, 1975) was an American literary critic, author, and teacher. Trilling was one of the group known as "The New York Intellectuals" and was viewed as one of the great literary critics of his time. He is probably most famous to the general public for his introduction to a 1952 reissue of George Orwell's book, Homage to Catalonia. He was also a regular contributor to the Partisan Review.

These people bookmarked this quote:

Scallywag avatar
Scallywag

I'm male, say nothing

ianus avatar
ianus

I'm male, taken

jbgutierrez avatar
jbgutierrez

I'm male, say nothing


Get Quotes of the Day

Your daily dose of thought, inspiration and motivation.