(research of ideas or writings from other sources and making them worse—or better)
Plagiarism is copying the words of other writers; research is recycling their ideas.
If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research.
About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
What is originality? Undetected plagiarism.
Plagiarists, at least, have the merit of preservation.
The difference between a bad artist and a good one is: The bad artist seems to copy a great deal; the good one really does.
Goethe said there would be little left of him if he were to discard what he owed to others.
Remember that God made your eyes—so don't shade your eyes—plagiarize.
Taking something from one man and making it worse is plagiarism.
Unit containing words about plagiarisms.
Plagiarism: Past and Present.
Other Quotes, Quotation Units.