Repetition Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old repetition quotes, repetition sayings, and repetition proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Obsession and repetition in the process of making things is one constant element in my work.     

Sandy Skoglund

For a true disciple, the repetition of the mantra is like food.     

Mata Amritanandamayi

There is no substitute for attentive repetition.     

Daniel Coyle

Constant repetition carries conviction.     

Robert Collier

By repetition, each lie becomes an irreversible fact upon which other lies are constructed.     

John Le Carre

Only constant repetition will finally succeed in imprinting an idea on the memory of the crowd.     

Adolf Hitler

Repetition does not transform a lie into a truth.     

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The frequent repetition of miracles serves to provoke, where it does not subdue, the reason of mankind.     

Edward Gibbon

Repetition is the mother of learning, the father of action, which makes it the architect of accomplishment.     

Zig Ziglar

Thinking is a habit, and like any other habit, it can be changed; it just takes effort and repetition.     

John Eliot

The mind naturally accommodates itself, even to the most ridiculous improprieties, if they occur frequently.     

Fanny Burney

We learn as professionals by repetition, by getting it wrong, getting yelled at and doing it again.     

Anthony Bourdain

Repetition is not repetition. The same action makes you feel something completely different by the end     

Pina Bausch

Repetition is the death of magic.     

Bill Watterson

Change begets change as much as repetition reinforces repetition.     

Bill Drayton

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.     

Aristotle

There can be a lot of longevity in the repetition of things being told again and again in a variety of ways.     

Kate Dicamillo

Repetition is a revolutionary virtue.     

Fidel Castro

Repetition is the only form of permanence that Nature can achieve.     

George Santayana

Repetition is the reality and the seriousness of life.     

Soren Kierkegaard

Repetition is the mother of pedagogy.     

Dennis Prager

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Human beings are repetitive animals. All meaning is generated through repetition.     

Siri Hustvedt

We're taught by repetition but great innovators need to be great at doing the different.     

Ziad K. Abdelnour

If you re-read your work, you can find on re-reading a great deal of repetition can be avoided by re-reading and editing.     

William Safire

Repetition is based on body rhythms, so we identify with the heartbeat, or with walking, or with breathing.     

Karlheinz Stockhausen

Happiness is the longing for repetition.     

Milan Kundera

You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.     

W. Clement Stone

Christ's work needs no repetition. It is final because it is perfect.     

F.B. Meyer

Happiness consists in frequent repetition of pleasure.     

Arthur Schopenhauer