Familiar Quotes

โ€œPredictive programming is a subtle form of psychological conditioning provided by the media ...

โ€œPredictive programming is a subtle form of psychological conditioning provided by the media to acquaint the public with planned societal changes to be implemented by our leaders. The public will already be familiarized with them and will accept them as natural progressions.โ€ -Alan Watt
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."In the end it's not the changes that will break yo...

."In the end it's not the changes that will break your heart; it's that tug of familiarity" - Jennifer E. Smith, The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
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Nowadays, late nights of number crunching, feasts of modelling, and the familiar rituals...

Nowadays, late nights of number crunching, feasts of modelling, and the familiar rituals of presentations have replaced the rain dances of old. But often, the odds of generating reliable insights are not much better - Zafer Achi and Jennifer Garvey Berger (Mckinsey.com)
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I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar...

I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men! ...Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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โ€œA reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetiti...

โ€œA reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth. Authoritarian institutions and marketers have always known this fact.โ€ โ€• Daniel Kahneman
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โ€œA reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetiti...

โ€œA reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth. Authoritarian institutions and marketers have always known this fact.โ€ โ€• Daniel Kahneman
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"Mental transformation takes time, but it becomes easier with familiarity. Donโ€™t entertain unr...

"Mental transformation takes time, but it becomes easier with familiarity. Donโ€™t entertain unrealistic expectations; it doesnโ€™t take place quickly. It requires patience and determination over months and years, but if you keep it up, at the end of your life youโ€™ll be content." - Dalai Lama
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"Familiarity breeds Co...

"Familiarity breeds Contempt; Distance brings Respect." - African Proverb
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โ€œSomething weird mig...

โ€œSomething weird might be something familiar from a different angleโ€
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"Familiarity breeds co...

"Familiarity breeds contemptโ€”and children." โ€” Mark Twain's Notebook, 1894
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"There will come a time where you will abandon yourself. You will not recognize the person you ...

"There will come a time where you will abandon yourself. You will not recognize the person you are becoming. These are symptoms of ascension. You are growing into something you have not seen before. Give yourself the freedom to let go of everything you've become familiar with." - Reyna Biddy
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"Familiarity bree...

"Familiarity breeds contempt โ€“ and children." - Mark Twain
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Pity a man in familiar ...

Pity a man in familiar places who yet feels like a stranger - Peter Griffin
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Need help finding a quote. My father-in-law mentioned something his father used to s...

Need help finding a quote. My father-in-law mentioned something his father used to say in Slovakian. It was something along the lines of "there is always room for kind people". Anyone here familiar with it? I wanted to cross stitch it in Slovakian as a gift.
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"Better to be in familiar con...

"Better to be in familiar contempt of your enemy than the one you love." - Voltairine de Cleyre
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"Some books are so familiar...

"Some books are so familiar that reading them is like being home again."Louisa May Alcott
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Familiar stone...

Familiar stones hit the weak nerve. "Lareb Soomro
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โ€œPeople have a hard time letting go of their s...

โ€œPeople have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.โ€ โ€” Thich Nhat Hanh
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"Silence, darkness and these countless familiar scents and the...

"Silence, darkness and these countless familiar scents and the warmth of the land had become (in their way) as necessary to him as air." -description of Stephen Maturin from Master and Commander
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โ€œWe are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urg...

โ€œWe are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.โ€ - Carson McCullers
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โ€œThere's an opposite to dรฉjร  vu. They call it jamais vu. It's when you mee...

โ€œThere's an opposite to dรฉjร  vu. They call it jamais vu. It's when you meet the same people or visit places, again and again, but each time is the first. Everybody is always a stranger. Nothing is ever familiar.โ€ - Chuck Palahniuk
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"It felt familiar. But just bec...

"It felt familiar. But just because it was familiar, it didnโ€™t make it easy." - Goodbye, Mr. Nothing
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โ€œWe are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urg...

โ€œWe are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.โ€ - Carson McCullers
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"So often the search for happiness takes ...

"So often the search for happiness takes us down a familiar street to an old address." Robert Brault, Round Up the Usual Subjects
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"Do you eat chicken because you are familiar with the scientific ...

"Do you eat chicken because you are familiar with the scientific literature on them and have decided that their suffering doesn't matter, or do you do it because it tastes good?" - Jonathan Safran Foer
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"I gave you painted air - tears I couldn't wee...

"I gave you painted air - tears I couldn't weep - truths I couldn't speak - all the words that caught in my throat" - John Geddes, A Familiar Rain
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"It's tempting to want to live in the pa...

"It's tempting to want to live in the past. It's familiar. It's comfortable. But it's where fossils come from." - Steve Rogers
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"Isn't it fascinating how long a few minu...

"Isn't it fascinating how long a few minutes seem when you are completely alone with not a familiar face in sight?" - Kirby Larson
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"as if familiar paths traced in summer skies...

"as if familiar paths traced in summer skies could lead as easily to prison as to the sleep of the innocent" - Albert Camus (The Stranger)
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"Marriage must incessantly conten...

"Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity." - Honore de Balzac
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"Nothing is so awesomely unfamiliar ...

"Nothing is so awesomely unfamiliar as the familiar that discloses itself at the end of a journey." - Cynthia Ozick
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"A new scienti๏ฌc truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents an...

"A new scienti๏ฌc truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it." - Max Planck
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"Be neither too r...

"Be neither too remote nor too familiar." - Prince Charles
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Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs bu...

Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. - Alexander Pope (An Essay on Man)
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"We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and ...

"We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known"
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"When you constantly do things out of your r...

"When you constantly do things out of your routine, you'll be surprised how easy it is for you to change for what was once familiar to you."
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Listening to the rain is like hearing a improvised jam between the sky ...

Listening to the rain is like hearing a improvised jam between the sky and the earth. Both unique and familiar, its never going to be exactly the same but it always sounds close enough that you know what band it is. - JIV
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โ€œPeople have a hard time letting go of their s...

โ€œPeople have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.โ€ - Thรญch Nhแบฅt Hแบกnh
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"[...] [W]itchcraft requires no potions, familiar spirits ...

"[...] [W]itchcraft requires no potions, familiar spirits or magic wands. Language upon a silvered tongue affords enchantment enough." - Salman Rushdie - The Enchantress of Florence
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So the next time you hear an American Christianist bemoaning gay fre...

So the next time you hear an American Christianist bemoaning gay freedom in this country, I suggest an old, familiar response to offer them: โ€œWhy donโ€™t you just go to Russia? Youโ€™d love it there.โ€ Andrew Sullivan
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"Familiarity breeds contempt" โ€” the Animal Quotes ...

"Familiarity breeds contempt" โ€” the Animal Quotes Edition. Aesop vs. Political Pundit vs. Goats vs. Swine flu. (from the quotation site QuoteCounterquote.com)
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