An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does the truth become error because nobody will see it. (Young India 1924-1926)
He who doesn't understand history is doomed to repeat it.
The more often a stupidity is repeated, the more it gets the appearance of wisdom.
An action by itself is insignificant but an action repeated every day is life-changing.
So one must be resigned to being a clock that measures the passage of time, now out of order, now repaired, and whose mechanism generates despair and love as soon as its maker sets it going? Are we to grow used to the idea that every man relives ancient torments, which are all the more profound because they grow comic with repetition? That human existence should repeat itself, well and good, but that it should repeat itself like a hackneyed tune, or a record a drunkard keeps playing as he feeds coins into the jukebox...
Perhaps the hardest thing about losing a lover is to watch the year repeat its days. It is as if I could dip my hand down into time and scoop up blue and green lozenges of April heat a year ago in another country. I can feel that other day running underneath this one like an old videotape
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
One can ascend to a higher development only by bringing rhythm and repetition into one's life. Rhythm holds sway in all nature.
The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar and is shocked by the unexpected; the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition.
I'm a body builder, so we do a lot of stuff on repetition.
Repetition for no reason is a sign of carelessness or pretentiousness, but there are plenty of good reasons to repeat words and phrases.
'MasterChef' delivers all the reassuring, cadenced repetition of an endless chore without any of the bothersome elbow grease.
Meditation is not following any system; it is not constant repetition and imitation. Meditation is not concentration.
It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.
Theater is dangerously open to repetition. It's exciting when you hit on a new way.
I always try to be alert to the potential for repetition, for a decaying orbit with regard to my use of technique, etc.
The history of man is the history of crimes, and history can repeat. So information is a defence. Through this we can build, we must build, a defence against repetition.
The danger for any artist whose work is both recognizable and critically acclaimed is complacent repetition - the temptation to churn out easily identifiable, eagerly welcomed, and readily salable designs.
When I did that first movie, it was the introduction to all the set-up time and the waiting time that's endemic in motion pictures, and the repetition.
No one can display or can cultivate a fervent zeal in the mere repetition of a form.