Posted by ESC on October 05, 2003
In Reply to: A sign of insanity is to keep doing the same thing and expect a different outcome posted by Jose on October 05, 2003
: Dear Froum members:
: I would like to know the origins of the phrase: "a sign of insanity is to keep doing the same thing and expect a different outcome"
I looked through a bunch of quote books (including Bartlett's) and couldn't find it. However, Quoteland.com says:
"Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."
- Albert Einstein
I can't guarantee the reliability of that answer. But it gives you a place to start looking.