Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote

Genius borrows nobly. When Shakespeare is charged with debts to his authors, Landor replies: "Yet he was more original than his originals. He breathed upon dead bodies and brought them into life".


Letters and Social Aims (1876) - Quotation and Originality

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Genius borrows nobly. When Shakespeare is charged with debts to his authors, Landor replies: Yet he was more original than his originals. He breathed ...

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Genius borrows nobly. When Shakespeare is charged with debts to his authors, Landor replies: Yet he was more original than his originals. He breathed ...

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Genius borrows nobly. When Shakespeare is charged with debts to his authors, Landor replies: Yet he was more original than his originals. He breathed ...

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Genius borrows nobly. When Shakespeare is charged with debts to his authors, Landor replies: Yet he was more original than his originals. He breathed ...