Familiarity Breeds Contempt Quotes

Familiarity Breeds Contempt Quotes by Charles de Gaulle, George Santayana, Apuleius, Chaka Khan, Jon Crosby, William Hazlitt and many others.

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There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.
Charles de Gaulle
Familiarity breeds contempt only when it breeds inattention.
George Santayana
Familiarity breeds contempt, while rarity wins admiration.
My philosophy is familiarity breeds contempt.
Chaka Khan
Free’ is more of that ‘familiarity breeds contempt’ kind of thing. It’s about saying ‘Wait, I’m longing for something more than I have and I don’t know what it is that I want, but I know I want it.’ It has nothing to do with what I’m going through, personally.
Jon Crosby
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration.
William Hazlitt
Absence makes the heart grow fonder
Eleanor Roosevelt
But he who knows what insanity is, is sane; whereas insanity can no more be sensible of its own existence, than blindness can see itself.
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.
Lord Chesterfield
Familiarity breeds contempt. By bringing them in close, they realize that you’re just as human as they are. That’s when the madness sets in. They can’t understand why you have more than they do when you’re just a regular human being the same as them. Then they hate you for it. (Leta)
Sherrilyn Kenyon
Distance makes the heart grow fonder.
Simone Elkeles
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
Familiarity breeds contempt.
Familiarity with evil breeds not contempt but acceptance.
Roy Hattersley
Familiarity breeds contempt, but without a little familiarity it’s impossible to breed anything.
Noel Coward