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Repetition Quotes

Recurrence of thoughts might lead you to a long awaited solution whereas repetition of mistakes will cause more complexities and lead you to failure. It is the situation and the possible end result that makes a particular repetition harmful or harmless. Repetition can also be viewed as a continuous attempt to achieve a goal. It depends on your skills, abilities and nature to believe in the repetition of success or to face the recurring failure. Go through the article below to access some famous repetition and recurrence quotations and sayings.

Walter Winchell

The same thing happened today that happened yesterday, only to different people.

Andre Gide

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times.

Napolean Hill

Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.

D. H. Lawrence

But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions.

George Carlin

Dusting is a good example of the futility of trying to put things right. As soon as you dust, the fact of your next dusting has already been established.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.

Paulo Coelho

Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.

Walt Disney

I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.

Marcus Aurelius

Each thing is of like form from everlasting and comes round again in its cycle.

Phyllis Diller

A bachelor is a guy who never made the same mistake once.

Gertrude Stein

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.

Nelson Mandela

There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.


It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world.

I occasionally get birthday cards from fans. But it's often the same message: They hope it's my last.