Novelty Quotes

By Modernism I mean the positive rejection of the past and the blind belief in the process of change, in novelty for its own sake, in the idea that progress through time equates with cultural progress; in the cult of individuality, originality and self-expression.

Dan Cruickshank

Of all the passions of mankind, the love of novelty most rules the mind. In search of this, from realm to realm we roam. Our fleets come loaded with every folly home.

Shelby Foote

A good style must have an air of novelty, at the same time concealing its art.

Aristotle

One would imagine that books were, like women, the worse for being old that they open their leaves more cordially that the spirit of enjoyment wears out with the spirit of novelty and that after a certain age, it is high time to put them on the s.

William Hazlitt

We're kind of hoping the novelty of us being there will carry the day, attendance-wise.

Larry Hanley

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.

Albert Lin

The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.

Benjamin Disraeli

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.

Erwin Chemerinsky

Novelty always has some power, an unaccustomed mode of begging excites an unaccustomed degree of pity.

Johnson

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.

Samuel Johnson

It is not in novelty but in habit that we find the greatest pleasure.

Raymond Radiguet

In any evolutionary process, even in the arts, the search for novelty becomes corrupting.

Kenneth Boulding

Novelty is both delightful and deceptive.

Honore de Balzac

The power of habit and the charm of novelty are the two adverse forces which explain the follies of mankind.

Comtesse Diane

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.

Alfred North Whitehead

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Updated On : February 11, 2013
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