Most popular familiarity quotes
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
Admiration and familiarity are strangers.
All objects lose by too familiar View, When that great Charm is gone of being New.
Familiarity can periodically provide people with an intrinsic sense of comfort, no matter how sick.
Familiarity breeds contentment.
Familiarity breeds attempt.
Familiarity breeds contempt.
In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.
Familiarity breeds consent.
No man is a hero to his valet.
I would like to remind you that without a degree of familiarity we could not breed anything.
Familiarity breeds, not contempt, but indifference.
It's so easy to cling to the familiar, even when it's deplorable.
A trite word is an overused word which has lost its identity like an old coat in a second-hand shop. The familiar grows dull and we no longer see, hear, or taste it.
Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty, but kind to ugliness.
What makes his world so hard to see clearly is not its strangeness but its usualness. Familiarity can blind you too.
If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust.
Adolescents sometimes say words to the effect, "My friends listen to me, but my parents only hear me talk." Often they are right. Familiarity breeds inattention.
Familiarity breeds acquiescence as well as contempt.
Familiarity breeds contempt—and children.
Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.