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Yogi Berra – Quoted

2009-11-07Where in the world am I today?: At Sea aboard the Island Princess

“This is like deja vu all over again.”

Yogi Berra, US baseball player, coach, & manger (1925 – )


“Sometimes I make the same mistake three different times and I still don’t learn my lesson.”

–David ‘checkerhead’ Aiken

I picked this quote not because the Yankees won the World Series, but because I just like the irony of it… I was also reminded of finding myself scratching my head a certain times in my life wondering how I had stumbled into a scenario that I seemed to have lived through before… It reminds me of another quote –

“Those who ignore history are bound (or doomed) to repeat it”

This is actual a mis-quotation of the original text written by George Santayana, who, in his Reason in Common Sense, The Live of Reason, Vol. 1 wrote –

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

Sometimes I look at my kids making the same mistake over and over again and wonder if somehow it’s genetic… Hmmmmm…

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