In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations.
Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)
Profession: British Novelist
The Republicans stroke platitudes until they purr like epigrams.
Author: Adlai E. Stevenson (1900-1965)
Profession: American Lawyer, Politician
In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin.
Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)
Profession: British Author, Wit