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You're probably thinking of the famous quote by the great Spanish philosopher George Santayana (1863-1952), who said in The Life of Reason (5 volumes, 1905-6): "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
Another quote comes from German philosopher Karl Marx (1818-1883), who said in The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte (1852):"Hegel remarks somewhere that history tends to repeat itself. He forgot to add: the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce."
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What are examples of history repeating itself?

History repeating itself is not a theory, nor is it a truth. It  is an observation. There may be things "new under the sun," but I'm  afraid to say, that, in and of itself,

Why does history tend to repeat itself?

History tends to repeat itself because many people are not taught or told how or why mistakes were made in history. Because of this, we tend to do the same things that were do

Does history repeat itself?

  History repeat it self is a pharasal word, used when somthing is happening or soemthing is about to happen that happend also in the past.

Does History Really Repeat itself?

yes history does repeat itself sadly it already has. The saying those who do not remember history are doomed to repeat it, refers to the fact that when a mistake is made and

Can history repeat itself?

If we don't learn from it like the saying goes. Those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it.

When has history repeated itself?

Well Israel would be a prime example of history repeating itself, people have been fighting in this region for thousands of years and it started with the Jews and the region w

Who said 'He who forgets history will live to repeat it'?

Though the actual saying is 'He who forgets history is doomed (or condemned) to repeat it', George Santayana was the one who originally said it (as he was the earliest known p

How World War 2 is a example for history repeating itself?

WWII is not an example of history repeating itself because history never repeats its self. There is no way to have the exact same conditions on any given day in order to show