Quotation Explorer - 'Repeating'

As sure as time, history is repeating itself, and as sure as man is man, history is the last place he'll look for his lessons. - Harper Lee
History is the most patient of teachers. If Man doesn't get the lesson, it keeps repeating itself until he finally gets it. - Christian Adam Ribeiraud
Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another. - Ambrose Bierce
Maybe I might be repeating the same mistake again... But don't you think it is far better to regret what I have done than what I have not done yet...? - Hiroko Sakai
That is the supreme value of history. The study of it is the best guarantee against repeating it.
I found I was repeating myself. It is the beginning of the end when you discover you have style. - Dashiell Hammett
There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before. - Willa Cather
We do not just risk repeating history if we sweep it under the carpet, we also risk being myopic about our present. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
QUOTATION, n. The act of repeating erroneously the words of another. The words erroneously repeated. Intent on making his quotation truer, He sought the page infallible of Brewer, Then made a solemn vow that we would be Condemned eternally. Ah, me, ah, me! Stumpo Gaker - Ambrose Bierce
See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda. - George W. Bush
When you are gunning to be like other people, you are foolishly repeating their mistakes, and the worst of it all is that you can't even correct yours. - Michael Bassey Johnson
There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Interpreter: One who enables two persons of different languages to understand each other by repeating to each what it would have been to the interpreter's advantage for the other to have said. - Ambrose Bierce
Until you are willing to learn the lessons, pay attention to details, and become patient with yourself, you will keep repeating the same patterns over and over again. - Kemi Sogunle
Good parents use the mistakes they did in the past when they were young to advice the children God gave to them to prevent them from repeating those mistakes again. However, bad parents always want to be seen as right and appear "angelic and saintly" as if they never had horrible youth days. - Israelmore Ayivor
There is nothing wrong with making mistakes, but one should always make new ones. Repeating mistakes is a hallmark of dim consciousness. - Dave Sim
There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns. - Edward de Bono
You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence. - Charles Austin Beard
There is always so much talk about the sins of the fathers, but it is the sins of the mothers that are the most difficult to avoid repeating. - Melanie Benjamin
Always try to avoid repeating the same mistakes; the price that you haveto pay is often too high. - Eraldo Banovac
Desperately struggling, kicking down other people.Stealing the stolen, while repeating your reasons over and over.And even so, you aim for the horizon over the hills.That's why humans are so interesting... - Yana Toboso
It is sobering to reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence. - Charles A. Beard
People who say, it is not my fault, continuously fail. People who say, I’ve done no wrong, have not done enough right. People who say, I am done! are never done repeating the cycle. Even in the privacy of our own thoughts, we can’t sow lies and reap truth. - Katina Ferguson
Education in the key to preventing the cycle of violence and hatred that marred the 20th century from repeating itself in the 21st century. - Elie Wiesel
Beauty is seen in repetition; keep repeating your beauty even if your beauty is not all that beautiful, you shall still leave a mark and there shall come a moment when the beauty will be seen - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
We hear so often that we must read but what is more important and often not advised is to always think and question what we read.Reading, retaining and repeating is often called education. Wisdom is when we can read, question, adapt and apply what is relevant to the time and space in which we exist. - Lennox D.Lampkin
History is a set of repeating circles, like the tide. The wind does blow through the ruins of tomorrow. But it is more a question of two steps forward, one step back. Humans and dragons make the same mistakes, again and again, but things do get better over time - Cressida Cowell
Words can change their meaning, just by repeating them. - Deyth Banger
Do not worry about correcting your mistakes , time will bury them ; Worry about not repeating them. - Jaime Tenorio Valenzuela
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