I think the greatest weakness for the lawsuit is its novelty. This is a use of nuisance laws and consumer protection laws that has no precedent. And whenever it's a new theory, the outcome is difficult to guess or predict.
Novelty always has some power, an unaccustomed mode of begging excites an unaccustomed degree of pity.
Every novelty appears more wonderful as it is more remote from any thing with which experience or testimony has hitherto acquainted us; and if it passes further beyond the notions that we have been accustomed to form, it becomes at last incredible.
It is not in novelty but in habit that we find the greatest pleasure.
In any evolutionary process, even in the arts, the search for novelty becomes corrupting.
Novelty is both delightful and deceptive.
The power of habit and the charm of novelty are the two adverse forces which explain the follies of mankind.
Order is not sufficient. What is required, is something much more complex. It is order entering upon novelty; so that the massiveness of order does not degenerate into mere repetition; and so that the novelty is always reflected upon a background of system.
I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.
In my opinion, I think sarcasm and humor in a song, without turning it into a novelty song, is really charming.
In the course of her education she had gone through the history usually put into the hands of young people... now her ripened reason gave to her present study at least the advantage of novelty.
Science fiction readers probably have the gene for novelty, and seem to enjoy a cascade of invention as much as a writer enjoys providing one.
The major novelty of my theory was its claim that the most rapid evolutionary change does not occur in widespread, populous species, as claimed by Most geneticists, but in small founder populations.
The more the schemata are differentiated, the smaller the gap between the new and the familiar becomes, so that novelty, instead of constituting an annoyance avoided by the subject, becomes a problem and invites searching.
The principle that certain sins should not receive the Church's testimony of forgiveness was probably no novelty at all, but had been applied in various churches; perhaps, however, with no strict consistency.
All of us, from time to time, need a plunge into freedom and novelty, after which routine and discipline will seem delightful by contrast.
The charm of novelty and old custom, however opposite to each other, equally blind us to the faults of our friends.
It is hopeless for the occasional visitor to try to keep up with Chicago-she outgrows his prophecies faster than he can make them. She is always a novelty; for she is never the Chicago you saw when you passed through the last time.
In Japan, the novelty effect [of new models] is stronger than anywhere.
Technology has finally improved enough that [operators] can finally offer new services without those new services feeling like a novelty that isn't really ready for most consumers.
Fifty percent of the world are women, yet they always seem a novelty.
Every innovation occasions more harm and and derangement of order by its novelty, than benefit by its abstract utility
The phenomenon of emergence takes place at critical points of instability that arise from fluctuations in the environment, amplified by feedback loops. Emergence results in the creation of novelty, and this novelty is often qualitatively different from the phenomenon out of which it emerged.
Another novelty is the tea-party, an extraordinary meal in that, being offered to persons that have already dined well, it supposes neither appetite nor thirst, and has no object but distraction, no basis but delicate enjoyment.
The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change, And pleased with novelty, might be indulged.