Quotation Explorer - 'Repetition'

The Past: Our cradle, not our prison; there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour. The past is for inspiration, not imitation, for continuation, not repetition.
We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Repetition will be repeated - NightBits
But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions. - D. H. Lawrence
Would I had phrases that are not known, utterances that are strange, in new language that has not been used, free from repetition, not an utterance which has grown stale, which men of old have spoken.
Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gong-these are the features which constitute the endless repetition of history. - Sir Winston Churchill
Tomorrow, you promise yourself, things will be different, yet, tomorrow is too often a repetition of today. And you disappoint yourself again and again. - James T. McCay
Are we willing to shun vain repetition and keep our prayers out of an unchallenging rut by asking God to make us more sensitive to our own sin? - John Pereira
Tomorrow you promise yourself will be different, yet tomorrow is too often a repetition of today. - James T. McCay
The repetition of small efforts will accomplish more than the occasional use of great talents.
Forgiveness: best for cleansing. Forgetfulness best for repetition. - Soul Dancer
Excuses are a promise of repetition. - Stefan Molyneux
Hell is repetition, you go over and over and over. That's hell, so I will eat your eyes in hell, I will be waiting you in hell, I will repeat that over and over and over... - Deyth Banger
By repetition, each lie becomes an irreversible fact upon which other lies are constructed. - John le Carré
The human comedy is always tragic, but since its ingredients are always the same—dupe, fox, straight, like burlesque skits—the repetition through the ages is comedy. - Dawn Powell
The happiness of most people we know is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things. - Ernest Dimnet
There’s an idea that hell is other people. My idea is that it might be repetition. - Stephen King
Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gong - these are the features which constitute the endless repetition of history. - Winston S. Churchill
A great mystery lies in the repetition and continuity of the renewal of that which is past. Culture perpetuates itself in memory and the big job is the reawakening of memory. - Hans-George Gadamer
The price you have to pay to be great at something - is repetition. - Andrew Brown
Any ideas, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought - Napoleon Hill
Were it offered to my choice, I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors have in a second edition to correct some faults in the first. - Benjamin Franklin
Happiness consists in frequent repetition of pleasure - Arthur Schopenhauer
The heart can think of no devotionGreater than being shore to the ocean-Holding the curve of one position,Counting an endless repetition. - Robert Frost
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
True ideas seem to suffer from repetition, while stupid ones tend to flourish. - James Rozoff
Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Repetition is the death of art. - Robin Green
If a person commit a crime against you, have not the right to forgive him; but the law must punish him in order to prevent a repetition of that same crime by others, as the pain of the individual is unimportant beside the general welfare of the people.
Repetition is the only form of permanence that nature can achieve. - George Santayana
Your frequency is what you frequently see. Pay attention to synchronicity as there are valuable lessons to be learned in the repetition of your reality. - Jennifer Sodini
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