Quotes by platitude

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  • Lionel Strachey
    Lionel Strachey
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    A brilliant epigram is a solemn platitude gone to a masquerade ball.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
    James Baldwin
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    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.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    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)
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