What is vicious cycle?

  • (noun): One trouble leads to another that aggravates the first.
    Synonyms: vicious circle

Famous quotes containing the words cycle and/or vicious:

    Only mediocrities progress. An artist revolves in a cycle of masterpieces, the first of which is no less perfect than the last.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    Every day confirms my opinion on the superiority of a vicious life—and if Virtue is not its own reward I don’t know any other stipend annexed to it.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)