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He was referring to a definition of insanity, usually attributed to renowned physicist Albert Einstein: 'Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.'
rooted in the definition of insanity. Insanity is a legal term of art
They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different outcome.
Albert Einstein believed doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results was the definition of insanity. As such, it seems to be insane to have organised five ODIs between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
There is a strong temptation at this point to haul out the hoary old line: "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results." Trump is, indeed, proposing to do the same old things again, ostensibly in the hope of achieving different results.
It has been said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.
Jose Mourinho may have his mind on 'the Einsteins' again, but across the Manchester divide it may be wise of Pep Guardiola to cast his thoughts to Albert's old adage that the definition of insanity is doing something over and over again and expecting a different result.
In every period in history, the definition of insanity is pertinent and its meaning is different.
"When things aren't going well you have to change something otherwise you just TURN TO PAGE 55 FROM BACK PAGE eep doing the same things - it's the old Einstein definition of insanity.
Dani Rodrik captures the problem with the short-term focus of financial markets in an excellent piece where he argues that investors' apparent optimism following the AKP's victory recalls Einstein's definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different outcome.
ANDREW SAYS: Not to get too philosophical, but didn't Einstein say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.