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    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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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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History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living.

History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living.

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

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

by Napoleon Hill Found in: Repetition Quotes,
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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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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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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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