Quotes by platitude
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A brilliant epigram is a solemn platitude gone to a masquerade ball.
American writer 1924-1987
A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.
Funny how people despise platitudes, when they are usually the truest thing going. A thing has to be pretty true before it gets to be a platitude.
Irish writer 1854-1900
In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin.
C. Wright Mills
American sociologist 1916-1962
These men have replaced mind with platitude, and the dogmas by which they are legitimated are so widely accepted that no counterbalance of mind prevails against them. They have replaced the responsible interpretation of events with the disguise of events by a maze of public relations.Source: The Power Elite (1956)