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
The man who has the courage of his platitudes is always a successful man.
Van Wyck Brooks
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.
Just Do It
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
Literature is the orchestration of platitudes.
What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes?
To avoid becoming chronically unemployed, people need more than platitudes offering sympathy. Career reinvention requires encouragement and guidance.
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.
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.