“History does not repeat itself, but it does rhyme.”

– Joseph Anthony Wittreich

Quote Number: 727

Source: Wittreich, Joseph Anthony. Feminist Milton. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1987.

Source Notes: Often attributed to Mark Twain, but there is no record of this quote in any written source, attributed to Twain or otherwise, before 1987. Mark Twain has several quotes that mirror this idea and it sounds like many of his quotes, which could have caused the misattribution.

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