It has been said that history repeats itself.
“The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.” ~ Teddy Roosevelt
“A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.” ~ Robert Heinlein
“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
“What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past” ~ Victor Hugo
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” ~ George Santayana
“History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.” ~ Karl Marx
“And history with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page.” ~ Lord Byron