Imitates Quotes

Imitates Quotes by Lionel Trilling, Bruce Willis, Edith Widder, Dante Alighieri, Statik Selektah, Michael Douglas and many others.

The immature artist imitates. Mature artists steal.

The immature artist imitates. Mature artists steal.
Lionel Trilling
Art imitates life and, sometimes, life imitates art. It’s a weird combination of elements.
Bruce Willis
Finding animals that make light in the ocean is easy. Just drag a net through the water anywhere in the upper 3000 feet, and as many as 80-90% of the animals you catch can make light. The biomimetic lure that I developed imitates one of these – a common deep sea jellyfish called Atolla.
Edith Widder
Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God’s grandchild.
Dante Alighieri
Life imitates art and back around.
Statik Selektah
Sometimes art imitates life.
Michael Douglas
One who imitates what is bad always goes beyond his model; while one who imitates what is good always comes up short of it.
Francesco Guicciardini
Television is much better crafted today then in the 70s. The content is less positive but I’m one of those that feel our entertainment reflects our world, it’s not a driver – art imitates life.
Christopher Knight
Art may imitate life, but life imitates TV.
Ani DiFranco
Art imitates life. Life imitates high school.
Brad Holland
I feel like life imitates art, or art imitates life. I always take on roles that I’m passionate about.
Tia Mowry
Photography can never grow up if it imitates some other medium. It has to walk alone; it has to be itself.
Berenice Abbott
Photography imitates everything and expresses nothing.
HonorГ© Daumier
Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.
Oscar Wilde
When you deal with Alan Ball, you’re dealing with a person who is a genius in terms of how art imitates life.
Nelsan Ellis
It’s very interesting how life imitates art, and art imitates life; I find, whenever I read scenes of some magnitude, I’m like, ‘Oh, I feel like I’ve experienced this,’ or ‘I am experiencing this,’ or ‘I might start to experience it soon.’
Katherine Moennig
The writer of stories or of novels settles on men and imitates them; he exhausts the possibilities of his characters.
Salvatore Quasimodo
The parrot’s so funny. He imitates me and I don’t even realize he’s doing it. I’m walking around the house talking to myself and whistling and the next day he’s said something I’ve said… it’s scary you know?
Mick Ralphs
For the Chinese, the Greeks, the Mayans, or the Egyptians, nature was a living totality, a creative being. For this reason, art, according to Aristotle, is imitation; the poet imitates the creative gesture of nature.
Octavio Paz
Art imitates life. It’s definitely helpful to feel that way. You feel that way when you’re leading a show and you’re on a set.
Emily Rose
I developed an optical lure that imitates certain types of bioluminescent displays that I think might be attractive to large predators. The other way to do it is just use dead bait, but I think dead bait attracts scavengers, and we wanted to attract active predators.
Edith Widder
Life doesn’t imitate art, it imitates bad television.
Woody Allen
There is no original or primary gender a drag imitates, but gender is a kind of imitation for which there is no original.
Judith Butler
The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates.
Oscar Wilde