“The Definition of Insanity” Quotes

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, expecting a raise. ~Robert Brault, 2013, rbrault.blogspot.com

Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results means you’re either insane or are making a New Year’s resolution. ~@thedeadauthor, 2015 tweet

Insanity is repeating the same mistakes and expecting different results. ~Narcotics Anonymous pamphlet, 1981

Making a different mistake every day is not only acceptable, it is the definition of progress. ~Robert Brault, 2011, rbrault.blogspot.com

One definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over, and expecting a different result. But what do you call it if you do the same thing over and over, and keep achieving different results? Is that sanity? ~Harry Hurt III, “Is Anybody Necessary? Dr. Ying and the Four Noble Truths,” New York Times, 2006 January 14th

The definition of insanity is quoting Einstein over and over and expecting to be thought to be clever each time. ~Dollarhide, hypercrit.net blog comment, 2013