25+ Best Copy Cat Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational copy cat quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Famous Copy Cat Quotes

Everyone goes to the same exhibitions and the same parties, stays in the same handful of hotels, eats at the same no-star restaurants, and has almost the same opinions. I adore the art world, but this is copycat behavior in a sphere that prides itself on independent thinking. — Jerry Saltz

The copycat effects of media violence, similar to those previously attributed to westerns, radio serials and comic books, are easy to exaggerate. — Hugh Mackay

My worry is that Donald Trump may inspire copycats, also in Europe. That’s why I hope Hillary Clinton wins. — Martin Schulz

It is, in fact, safe to assume that, more often than not, life imitates craft, for who among us can say that our experience does not more closely resemble a macramé plant holder than it does a painting by Seurat. When it comes to art, life is the biggest copycat in the matter of the frame. — Fran Lebowitz

I think it worked two ways. One, a lot of people writing about the movie used that as shorthand and it could either be a good thing or they could use it to dismiss the movie like we were a copycat movie or something like that. It’s very much its own story. It is a young woman in a post-apocalyptic society, but after that it’s just a whole different kind of story and a different journey that she goes through. — Neil Burger

Generally, you are held to a sound and that becomes your sound. That gets branded as your sound, and all the copycats start with it because the labels are looking for that sound. — Randy Bachman

The last thing we wanted was a copycat. When we saw [Richie Faulkner] play, we thought, We don’t have to tell this guy anything. He’s got it. — Rob Halford

As long as you’re being a copycat, you will never be the best copycat. — Eric Thomas

I spent a lot of years working for Ralph Lauren, and he had so many copycats, from Tommy Hilfiger to Abercrombie & Fitch to J.Crew. — John Varvatos

Become a learning organization. Shuck your arrogance – if it isn’t our idea, it can’t be that good – and become a determined copycat/ adapter/ enhancer. — Tom Peters

One of the problems with studies that examine the effects of violent imagery is that they typically use mentally healthy psychology students. If you want to do a meaningful study, show movies like Body Double and Copycat to a group of sexual psychopaths the day before you release them. — Park Dietz

How many more copycats are waiting in the wings for their moment of fame — from a national media machine that rewards them with the wall-to-wall attention and sense of identity that they crave — while provoking others to try to make their mark? A dozen more killers? A hundred? More? How can we possibly even guess how many, given our nation’s refusal to create an active national database of the mentally ill? — Wayne LaPierre

The trouble with most musicians today is that they are copycats. Of course you have to start out playing like someone else. You have a model, or a teacher, and you learn all that he can show you. But then you start playing for yourself. Show them that you’re an individual. And I can count those who are doing that today on the fingers of one hand. — Lester Young

In my mind, there are too many copycat web products out there that are doing the same thing. — Daymond John

Well, when I was a young writer the people we read were Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Sartre, Camus, Celine, Malraux. And to begin with, I was a bit of a copycat writer and very derivative and tried to write a novel using their voices, really…. I keep it out of print. — Mordecai Richler

Real people conceive originality then think, write but never read of others’ posts to copy to follow and the copycats follow exactly the opposite direction i.e. read of others’ posts, write but never think and conceive originality. — Anuj

I am writing from the heart and having a fresh approach to things. We [Theocracy] are obviously not trying to musically re-invent the wheel here, and you can certainly hear our influences, but we also don’t sound like a copycat of any one band. — Matt Smith

Obsessing on evil is boring. Rousing fear is a hackneyed shtick. Wallowing is despair is a bad habit. Indulging in cynicism is akin to committing a copycat crime. — Rob Brezsny

All the copycat movies were always PG-13 and people said: Nobody wants violence. — Eli Roth

The king of comedy is dead. Richard Pryor was the king of comedy. The rest of them are the king of copycats. — Paul Mooney

I’m such a copycat.I want to try and do this like the Donovan song ‘Changes’, or I want to do this bit from Van Morrison. I don’t know how else to illustrate something, because I’m not a super-great musician. In that way, I’m more like the producer. — Eleanor Friedberger

I’m not really against a lot of things unless they are just pure exploitation and then they create their own copycat culture that comes from someone acting irresponsibly. That’s dangerous when that happens. — John Leguizamo

Good artists copy, great artists steal. — Pablo Picasso

I have to be very original and have a strong musical voice. I don’t want to be a copycat of anybody. — Hiromi

Because when I’m a copycat I’m never good! But when I’m Eric Thomas, I’m great! I’m great at what I do! — Eric Thomas