Quotes: cliché

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  • Bill Kurtis
    Bill Kurtis
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    Choose something you like to do. I know it's a cliche, and you've heard it over and over. But the reason is, you're going to have to work long and hard to achieve any success. You better like it or life is going to be terrible.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Feminism has tried to dismiss the femme fatale as a misogynist libel, a hoary cliche. But the femme fatale expresses woman's ancient and eternal control of the sexual realm. The specter of the femme fatale stalks all of men's relationships with women.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Philip Guedalla
    Philip Guedalla
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    I had always imagined that Cliché was a suburb of Paris, until I discovered it to be a street in Oxford.
  • John Lennon
    John Lennon
    British musician 1940-1980
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    If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal.
  • Brett Hoebel
    Brett Hoebel
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    If you think of exercise as a 60-minute commitment 3 times a week at the gym, you're missing the point completely. If you think that going on a diet has something to do with nutrition, you don't see the forest through the trees. It is a lifestyle. I know it sounds cliche, but you have to find things you love to do.
  • Bruce Forsyth
    Bruce Forsyth
    British presenter, actor, comedian, singer, dancer and screenwriter 1928-2017
    Bruce Forsyth
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    It may be an old cliche, but I think true love will last; it has no end. But finding the right person is a very difficult thing.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
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    My size has helped make me an amazing performer too. The cliche of the Funny Fat Friend: I absolutely was that character - I am that character... It's a complicated bag of tools I acquired, and I've put them all to work onstage.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
    Ezra Pound
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    No good poetry is ever written in a manner twenty years old, for to write in such a manner shows conclusively that the writer thinks from books, convention and cliché, not from real life.
  • Ben Vereen
    Ben Vereen
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    People talk about love and it seems like a cliche but it's a real thing - the more love we spread around the world the more it's going to change lives.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
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    Producers are men who will keep their heads in the noisy presence of writers and directors and not be carried away by art in any of its subversive guises. Their task is to guard against the unusual. They are the trusted loyalists of cliche.
  • Adrian Lyne
    Adrian Lyne
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    The challenge, really, on any new film is to try to avoid that and achieve a few moments that aren't cliche.
  • Beck
    Beck
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    The cliche of what a rock star is - there's something elitist about it. I never related to that. I'm an entertainer. I think of it as, you're performing for people. It's not a self-glorification thing.
  • The cliché that women, more consistently than men, turn inward for sustenance seems to mean, in practice, that women have richly defined the ways in which imagination creates possibility; possibility that society denies.
  • Ben Brantley
    Ben Brantley
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    The cliche was always that 'everybody's a critic,' but it becomes truer every day. Long before reviews appear in the traditional outlets, you can now usually discover - somewhere in the thickets of the Internet - reactions to shows from people who've seen them in previews.
  • Casey Wilson
    Casey Wilson
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    There are sometimes concerns about being respectful with a gay character, and you either end up with a tiptoeing quality or an all-out cliche.
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