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It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.
Any idea, plan, or purpose may be placed in the mind through repetition of thought.
Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex.
Norman Vincent Peale
Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.
You affect your subconscious mind by verbal repetition.
W. Clement Stone
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.
W. H. Auden
But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions.
David Herbert Lawrence
This is the lesson that history teaches: repetition.
It's a two-dimensional gig being a singer, and you can get lost in your own tedium and repetition.
The happiness of most people is not ruined by great catastrophes or fatal errors, but by the repetition of slowly destructive little things.
We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
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.
Happiness is the longing for repetition.
It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom; it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment, but of boredom.
Politics is repetition. It is not change. Change is something beyond what we call politics. Change is the essence politics is supposed to be the means to bring into being.
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.
Constant repetition carries conviction.
The heart and soul of network programming is series programming, the weekly repetition of characters you like having in your house.
But the development of human society does not go straight forward; and the epic process will therefore be a recurring process, the series a recurring series - though not in exact repetition.
History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living.
In a repressive society, a writer can be deeply influential, but in a society that's filled with glut and repetition and endless consumption, the act of terror may be the only meaningful act.
I tell a student that the most important class you can take is technique. A great chef is first a great technician. 'If you are a jeweler, or a surgeon or a cook, you have to know the trade in your hand. You have to learn the process. You learn it through endless repetition until it belongs to you.
You do tend to miss that repetition of day in and day out in a restaurant. I would like to open someplace where I can get back in touch with that side of my restaurant background. It is something we have plans to do and not sure how or when, but it is not too far away.
To those who don't want the truth about Kennedy's assassination to become known, the very repetition of a charge lends it a certain credibility, since people have a tendency to believe that where there's smoke, there's fire.
The oblique paradox of propaganda is that the lie in the throat becomes, by repetition, the truth in the heart.
The early Stones were adolescent rockers. They were self-conscious in an obvious and unpretentious way. And they were committed to a musical style that needed no justification because it came so naturally to them. As they grew musically the mere repetition of old rock and blues tunes became increasingly less satisfying.
My greatest fear: repetition.
A baseball swing is a very finely tuned instrument. It is repetition, and more repetition, then a little more after that.
Theater is dangerously open to repetition. It's exciting when you hit on a new way.
We are a country of excess. So it's not the violence, per se, but the exacerbation and constant repetition.
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