Familiarity Quotes

Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity.

Honore de Balzac

You need to have a redesign because familiarity breeds a kind of complacency.

Timothy White

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.

Mark Twain

Intimacies between women often go backwards, beginning in revelations and ending in small talk without loss of esteem.

Elizabeth Bowen

Familiarity is the root of the closest friendships, as well as the intensest hatreds.

Antoine Rivarol

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.

Lord Chesterfield

Nothing is wonderful when you get used to it.

Edgar Watson Howe

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.

Arthur Helps

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Updated On : January 08, 2011
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