33 Quotes About Repeating the Past


Looking towards the past will remind you of important things before you look forward into the future. These quotes about repeating the past will serve as an invaluable reminder to the next course you take in your life.

“All I know is that history repeats itself and people are going to want to experience the world.”

“Art, when destroyed can never be replaced, yet history repeats itself.”

“Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.”

“Does history repeat itself, the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce? No, that’s too grand, too considered a process. History just burps, and we taste again that raw-onion sandwich it swallowed centuries ago.”

“Each time history repeats itself, the price goes up.”

“Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it’s from Neptune.”

“Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all; this, too, shall pass.”

“History does not repeat itself. The historians repeat one another.”

“History is never antiquated, because humanity is always fundamentally the same.”

“History repeats itself because nobody listens the first time.”

“History repeats itself only in that, from afar, we all seem to lead exactly the same life. We are all born; we all spend time here on earth; we all die.”

“History repeats itself over and over again, but most of us have short memories.”

“History repeats itself. Historians repeat each other.”

“History repeats itself. That’s one of the things wrong with history.”

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

“I put the truth out there, I put the historical facts into Hip Hop to show us how much history repeats itself and that if we truly want to evolve as a human race, we need to stop sticking each other in ridiculous categories.”

“If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.”

“If history repeats itself, I should think we can expect the same thing again.”

“It is not worth while to try to keep history from repeating itself, for man’s character will always make the preventing of the repetitions impossible.”

“It’s important to learn and not repeat the same mistakes. What’s done is done.”

“Many people repeat the past. I’m not interested. I prefer evolution.”

“Mark Twain once said that history doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”

“Now, one thing I tell everyone is learn about real estate. Repeat after me: real estate provides the highest returns, the greatest values and the least risk.”

“Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them.”

“Silence ensures that history repeats itself.”

“The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.”

“The past does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.”

“Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”

“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

“Those who stand for different causes during different generations often experience the same oppositions and the same difficulties as those of the previous and the next generations. That is the basis of history repeating itself.”

“To complete your daily mental hygiene, observe any part of you that is upset or anxious, and offer that part of yourself the following simple wishes: ‘May you be well. May you be happy. May you be free from suffering.’ Repeat this until you actually mean it. Martha Beck”

“True music must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time.”

“Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.”

The worst moments in our life will help to remind us of how strong we are.