Familiarity and satiety are twins.
Familiarity so dulls the edge of perception as to make us least acquainted with things forming part of our daily life.
Familiarities are the aphides that imperceptibly suck out the juice intended for the germ of love.
Familiarity is a suspension of almost all the laws of civility, which libertinism has introduced into society under the notion of ease.
Nothing is so awesomely unfamiliar as the familiar that discloses itself at the end of a journey.
Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar.
Familiarity breeds contempt; distance breeds respect.
Vice is a monster of such frightful mien as to be hated, needs but to be seen; but seen too oft, familiar with her face, we first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children.
Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.
You need to have a redesign because familiarity breeds a kind of complacency.
Familiarity breeds contempt. How accurate that is. The reason we hold truth in such respect is because we have so little opportunity to get familiar with it.
Intimacies between women often go backwards, beginning in revelations and ending in small talk without loss of esteem.
Familiarity is the root of the closest friendships, as well as the intensest hatreds.
Horse-play, romping, frequent and loud fits of laughter, jokes, and indiscriminate familiarity, will sink both merit and knowledge into a degree of contempt. They compose at most a merry fellow; and a merry fellow was never yet a respectable man.
Nothing is wonderful when you get used to it.
The living together for three long, rainy days in the country has done more to dispel love than all the perfidies in love that have ever been committed.
A shocking occurrence ceases to be shocking when it occurs daily.
The hues of the opal, the light of the diamond, are not to be seen if the eye is too near.
Sweets grown common lose their dear delight.
Be not too familiar with thy servants; at first it may beget love, but in the end it will breed contempt.
Make not thy friends too cheap to thee, nor thyself to thy friend.
Familiarity is the most destructive of all iconoclasts.
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