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Sometimes attaining the deepest familiarity with a question is our best substitute for actually having the answer. (Quote by - Brian Greene)

A shocking occurrence ceases to be shocking when it occurs daily. (Quote by - Alexander Chase)

He surprised me by his familiarity with details of movements and battles which I did not suppose had come to his knowledge. As he kept me talking for over half an hour, I flattered myself that what I had to say interested him. (Quote by - Henry Villard)

Few men have been admired by their own households. (Quote by - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne)

The ways suited to confidence are familiar to me, but not those that are suited to familiarity. (Quote by - Joseph Joubert)

Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity. (Quote by - Honore de Balzac)

I wanted to get that sense of peace and even boredom that comes with long familiarity. (Quote by - Debbie Reynolds)

Familiar acts are beautiful through love. (Quote by - Percy Bysshe Shelley)

Canada was settled, in the main, by people with a lower middle-class outlook, and a respect, rather than an affectionate familiarity, for the things of the mind. (Quote by - Robertson Davies)

Make not thy friends too cheap to thee, nor thyself to thy friend. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller (1))

I hold he loves me best that calls me Tom. (Quote by - Thomas Heywood)

Familiarity is the root of the closest friendships, as well as the intensest hatreds. (Quote by - Antoine Rivarol)

Familiarity doesn't breed contempt, it is contempt. (Quote by - Florence King)

There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt. (Quote by - Charles de Gaulle)

I feel like I'm stepping into a place of spiritual contemplation every time I enter a studio; it's always had a certain magic to me that has never worn off with familiarity. (Quote by - David Knopfler)

But we're very much an American band and that's that. I think that's part of the appeal outside of this country and it might be part of the reason people turned away from us within this country, because familiarity breeds contempt. (Quote by - Michael Stipe)

A man does not wonder at what he sees frequently, even though he be ignorant of the reason. If anything happens which he has not seen before, he calls it a prodigy. (Quote by - Cicero)

A woman who throws herself at a man's head will soon find her place at his feet. (Quote by - Louis Claude Joseph Desnoyers)

Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty, but kind to ugliness. (Quote by - Ouida)

The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity…. And this means: we fail to be struck by what, once seen, is most striking and most powerful. (Quote by - Ludwig Wittgenstein)

My philosophy is familiarity breeds contempt. (Quote by - Chaka Khan)

When a man becomes familiar with his goddess, she quickly sinks into a woman. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

Familiarity and satiety are twins. (Quote by - Dorothee DeLuzy)

Great affection is often the cause of violent animosity. The quarrels of men often arise from too great a familiarity. (Quote by - Saskya Pandita)

Nothing is so awesomely unfamiliar as the familiar that discloses itself at the end of a journey. (Quote by - Cynthia Ozick)


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