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Familiarity breeds contempt.

Tags: Breeds  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

What is this world that is hastening me toward I know not what, viewing me with contempt?

Tags: Toward, Viewing  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.

Tags: Breeds, Children  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

I have been brought up and trained to have the utmost contempt for people who get drunk.

Tags: Brought, Drunk  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

There can be no prestige without mystery, for familiarity breeds contempt.

Tags: Mystery, Prestige  ✍ Author: Charles de Gaulle

The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.

Tags: Fortune, Pity  ✍ Author: Samuel Johnson

The only cure for contempt is counter-contempt.

Tags: Cure  ✍ Author: H. L. Mencken

Although Alchemy has now fallen into contempt, and is even considered a thing of the past, the physicain should not be influenced by such judgements.

Tags: Fallen, Past  ✍ Author: Paracelsus

Only the contemptible fear contempt.

Tags: Fear  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them.

Tags: Constant, Exposure  ✍ Author: Albert Schweitzer

One of the strengths I derive from my class background is that I am accustomed to contempt.

Tags: Background, Class  ✍ Author: Dorothy Allison

Facetiousness is allowable when it is the most proper instrument of exposing things apparently base and vile to due contempt.

Tags: Instrument, Proper  ✍ Author: Jose Manuel Barroso

Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.

Tags: End, Pride  ✍ Author: Henry Bolingbroke

Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.

Tags: Culture, Disrespect  ✍ Author: Cesar Chavez

Familiarity with evil breeds not contempt but acceptance.

Tags: Acceptance, Evil  ✍ Author: Roy Hattersley

You can cite me for contempt, Your Honor. I don't care.

Tags: Care, Honor  ✍ Author: Jack Kevorkian

My philosophy is familiarity breeds contempt.

Tags: Breeds, Philosophy  ✍ Author: Chaka Khan

To me all men are equal: there are jackasses everywhere, and I have the same contempt for them all.

Tags: Equal, Men  ✍ Author: Karl Kraus

In politics, familiarity doesn't breed contempt. It breeds votes.

Tags: Politics, Votes  ✍ Author: Irving Paul Lazar

Renown? I've already got more of it than those I respect, and will never have as much as those for whom I feel contempt.

Tags: Respect, Whom  ✍ Author: Jean Rostand