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.
— Havelock Ellis

Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them.
Aldous Huxley platitude quote

Literature is the orchestration of platitudes.
— Thornton Wilder

The Republicans stroke platitudes until they purr like epigrams.
— Adlai Stevenson

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