Quotations Topic: Familiarity (12 Quotations)
A shocking occurrence ceases to be shocking when it occurs daily.
All objects lose by too familiar a view.
The hues of the opal, the light of the diamond, are not to be seen if the eye is too near.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
Nothing is wonderful when you get used to it.
Edgar Watson Howe
Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness.
Familiarity is the root of the closest friendships, as well as the interests hatreds.
Sweets grown common lose their dear delight.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Familiarity breeds 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.
Alfred North Whitehead
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