A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.
— James Baldwin

A brilliant epigram is a solemn platitude gone to a masquerade ball.
Lionel Strachey platitude quote

In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin.
— Oscar Wilde

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.
— Katherine F. Gerould

The art of newspaper paragraphing is to stroke a platitude until it purrs like an epigram.
— platitude quotation by Don Marquis