An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Mental pleasure are never cloy; unlike those of the body, they are increased by repetition, approved by reflection, and strengthened by enjoyment.


Nathaniel Cotton (1707-1788, British poet)


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


George Eliot (1819-1880, British novelist)


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


(Decimus Junius Juvenalis) Juvenal (c.55-c.130, Roman satirical poet)


Repetition is the reality and the seriousness of life.


Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855, Danish philosopher, writer)


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.


Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860, German philosopher)


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


Willie Tyler


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