Be civil to all; sociable to many; familiar with few.
Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness.
Familiarity with evil breeds not contempt but acceptance.
Great affection is often the cause of violent animosity. The quarrels of men often arise from too great a familiarity.
In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.
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.
Distance makes the heart grow fonder, and familiarity breeds contempt.
Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.
All objects lose by too familiar a view.
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.
Admiration and familiarity are strangers.
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.
Sometimes attaining the deepest familiarity with a question is our best substitute for actually having the answer.
There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity.
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.
When a man becomes familiar with his goddess, she quickly sinks into a woman.
Familiar acts are beautiful through love.
Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.
An idol may be undeified by many accidental causes. Marriage, in particular, is a kind of counter apotheosis, as a deification inverted. When a man becomes familiar with his goddess she quickly sinks into a woman.
Beauty soon grows familiar to the lover, Fades in his eye, and palls upon the sense.
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.
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