Familiarity Quotes

We also confuse trust with familiarity.

Robert C. Solomon

Its about familiarity, and I think the only reason theyre uncomfortable with the notion of same-sex marriages is because they havent come into contact with gay and lesbian couples enough to understand that its about loveand that it is a civil right.

Jennifer Beals

Sometimes attaining the deepest familiarity with a question is our best substitute for actually having the answer.

Brian Greene

Intolerance is the Do Not Touch sign on something that cannot bear touching. We do not mind having our hair ruffled, but we will not tolerate any familiarity with the toupee which covers our baldness.

Eric Hoffer

A gentleman has ease without familiarity, is respectful without meanness; genteel without affectation, insinuating without seeming art.

Philip Dormer Stanhope

Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.

Mark Twain

Distance makes the heart grow fonder, and familiarity breeds contempt.

Jason Zebehazy

One needs but to say that, in the case of an unfamiliar sequence of syllables, only about seven can be grasped in one act, but that with frequent repetition and gradually increasing familiarity with the series this capacity of consciousness may be increased.

Hermann Ebbinghaus

Great affection is often the cause of violent animosity. The quarrels of men often arise from too great a familiarity.

Saskya Pandita

The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Familiarity can no longer be a necessary condition for trust.

Robert C. Solomon

The modern American tourist now fills his experience with pseudo-events. He has come to expect both more strangeness and more familiarity than the world naturally offers. He has come to believe that he can have a lifetime of adventure in two weeks and all the thrills of risking his life without any real risk at all.

Daniel J. Boorstin

Familiarity is a suspension of almost all the laws of civility, which libertinism has introduced into society under the notion of ease.

Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Familiarity so dulls the edge of perception as to make us least acquainted with things forming part of our daily life.

Julia Ward Howe

Familiarity and satiety are twins.

Dorothee DeLuzy

If there be no great love in the beginning, yet heaven may decrease it upon better acquaintance, when we are married and have more occasion to know one another: I hope, upon familiarity will grow more contempt.

William Shakespeare

The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity.

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.

William Hazlitt

There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.

Charles de Gaulle

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.

Lord Chesterfield

Admiration and familiarity are strangers.

George Sand

Accessing capital to start a business can be a daunting process, especially for entrepreneurs who start out with a great idea, but have no real familiarity with the business world.

Gavin Newsom

Familiarity with evil breeds not contempt but acceptance.

Roy Hattersley

Familiarity breeds contempt; distance breeds respect.

Nigerian Proverb

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