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The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time.

The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time.

by Willie Tyler Found in: Repetition Quotes,
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Progress, far from consisting of change, depends on retentiveness... Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

Progress, far from consisting of change, depends on retentiveness... Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

by George Santayana Found in: Repetition Quotes,
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There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only read more

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.

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One suggestion with a spark of truth is worth a hundred repetitions of sound platitudes.

One suggestion with a spark of truth is worth a hundred repetitions of sound platitudes.

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Like warmed-up cabbage served at each repast, The repetition kills the wretch at last.

Like warmed-up cabbage served at each repast, The repetition kills the wretch at last.

by Juvenal Found in: Repetition Quotes,
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Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.

Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.

by George Eliot Found in: Repetition Quotes,
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Happiness is the longing for repetition.

Happiness is the longing for repetition.

by Milan Kundera Found in: Repetition Quotes,
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Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.

Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.

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Men get opinions as boys learn to spell, By reiteration chiefly.

Men get opinions as boys learn to spell, By reiteration chiefly.

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