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Many will call me an adventurer - and that I am, only one of a different sort: one of those who risks his skin to prove his platitudes.
We shall reach greater and greater platitudes of achievment.
Richard J. Daley
Platitudes? Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
The man who has the courage of his platitudes is always a successful man.
Van Wyck Brooks
Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them.
To me, when I think of New Age, I think of crystals and rainbows and platitudes.
It is becoming clear that the old platitudes can no longer be maintained, and that if we wish to improve our morals we must first improve our knowledge.
I don't 'support the troops' or any of those other hollow and hypocritical platitudes uttered by Republicans and frightened Democrats. Here's what I do support: I support them coming home. I support them being treated well.
What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes?
The Chautauqua Institution is truly a national treasure. It is a place for contemplation and a place for reflection, a place where platitudes and slogans can be set aside and be replaced by thoughtfulness and introspection.
Speakers are not supposed to waste time on platitudes, but the capacity of this generation for ignoring the obvious and concentrating on the negative and the obscure is immense.
Arthur Hays Sulzberger
Literature is the orchestration of platitudes.
I find talking about acting very boring, having to come out with platitudes about how terribly nice everyone is. I would much rather just do it.
Christie led the way - with a bulldozer. The governor is blunt, brash, and self-consciously authentic, the antithesis to what turns off today's voters: flip-flopping politicians who speak in poll-tested platitudes. Yes, he's the anti-Romney.
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