"A shocking occurrence ceases to be shocking when it occurs daily."
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"All objects lose by too familiar a view."
"The hues of the opal, the light of the diamond, are not to be seen if the eye is too near."
"Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes off the edge of admiration."
"Nothing is wonderful when you get used to it."
"Familiarity is a magician that is cruel to beauty but kind to ugliness."
"Familiarity is the root of the closest friendships, as well as the interests hatreds."
"Sweets grown common lose their dear delight."
"Familiar acts are beautiful through love."
"Familiarity breeds contempt."
"Familiarity breeds contempt; and children."
"A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative."
"The family is the school of duties... founded on love."
"Cruel is the strife of brothers."
"Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof."
"You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family."
"The babe at first feeds upon the mother's bosom, but it is always on her heart."
"There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child."
"Family jokes, though rightly cursed by strangers, are the bond that keeps most families alive."
"Other things may change us, but we start and end with family."
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