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Quotations on Familiarity

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Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.

~ Mark Twain

All objects lose by too familiar a view.

~ John Dryden

When a man becomes familiar with his goddess, she quickly sinks into a woman.

~ Joseph Addison

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

~ Antoine Rivarol

Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.

~ William Hazlitt

Nothing is wonderful when you get used to it.

~ Ed Howe

Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness.

~ Ouida

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