Novelty Quotes

Blue trout are very rare. They're sort of a novelty.

Tom Greene

In science, as in common life, we frequently see that a novelty in system, or in practice, cannot be duly appreciated till time has sobered the enthusiasm of its advocates.

Maud

It is only a short step from exaggerating what we can find in the world to exaggerating our power to remake the world. Expecting more novelty than there is, more greatness than there is, and more strangeness than there is, we imagine ourselves masters of a plastic universe. But a world we can shape to our will is a shapeless world.

Daniel J. Boorstin

Novelty is the great parent of pleasure.

Robert South

Strong mental agitation and disturbance was no novelty to him, even before his late sufferings. It never is, to obstinate and sullen natures; for they struggle hard to be such.

Charles Dickens

The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.

Walter Lippmann

A widow is a fascinating being with the flavor of maturity, the spice of experience, the piquancy of novelty, the tang of practiced coquetry, and the halo of one man's approval.

Helen Rowland

Novelty has charms that our minds can hardly withstand.

William Makepeace Thackeray

The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change, And pleased with novelty, might be indulged.

William Cowper

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.

Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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.

Fritjof Capra

Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets.

Anthony Burgess

Novelty is a new kind of loneliness.

Wendell Berry

Holidays are enticing only for the first week or so. After that, it is no longer such a novelty to rise late and have little to do.

Margaret Laurence

Every innovation occasions more harm and and derangement of order by its novelty, than benefit by its abstract utility

Legal Maxim

This package was an interesting novelty, but was never going to be a big idea. It's not exactly hard to find a hot cup of coffee in America.

John Sicher

There are three things which the public will always clamor for, sooner or later: namely, Novelty, novelty, novelty.

Thomas Hood

Novelty is always welcome but talking pictures are just a fad.

Irving Thalberg

It is not only old and early impressions that deceive us; the charms of novelty have the same power.

Blaise Pascal

America is becoming so educated that ignorance will be a novelty. I will belong to the select few.

Will Rogers

The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity. The believing man is the original man; whatsoever he believes, he believes it for himself, not for another.

Thomas Carlyle

Sure, they were simple desk lamps with only a minimal amount of movement, but you could immediately tell that Luxo Jr. was a baby, and that the big one was his mother. In that short little film, computer animation went from a novelty to a serious tool for filmmaking.

John Lasseter

Novelty is the great parent of pleasure

Robert South

The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change, And pleased with novelty, might be indulged

William Cowper

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