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Samuel JohnsonThe two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar and familiar things new.

—  Samuel Johnson, 1709-1784, English writer

Michel de MontaigneFew men have been admired by their own domestics.

—  Michel de Montaigne, 1533-1592, French thinker

Ralph Waldo EmersonEvery hero becomes a bore at last.

—  Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1884, American philosopher

Gore VidalSoutherners make good novelists: they have so many stories because they have so much family.

—  Gore Vidal, 1925-2012, American writer

Elbert HubbardIf men could only know each other, they would never either idolize or hate.

—  Elbert Hubbard, 1856-1915, American writer

John DrydenAll objects lose by too familiar a view.

—  John Dryden, 1631-1700, English poet


Bible Quotes

Gospel of LukeNo prophet is accepted in his hometown.

—  Gospel of Luke ‐ 4:24

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Proverbs

English proverbBetter the devil you know than the devil you don't know.

—  English proverb

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English proverbFamiliarity breeds contempt.

—  English proverb

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French proverbLet us get back to our sheep.

Revenons à nos moutons.

—  French proverb

     (to what we were doing before)










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