Quotations on Cliches

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Our writers are full of cliches just as old barns are full of bats. There is obviously no rule about this, except that anything that you suspect of being a cliche undoubtedly is one and had better be removed.
- Wolcott Gibbs
(Keywords: Being, Cliches, Old, Writers)

In every election in American history both parties have their cliches. The party that has the cliches that ring true wins.
- Newt Gingrich
(Keywords: History, American, Cliches, Party)

Political art expresses the cliches you agree with, unlike propaganda, which expresses the cliches you don't.
- Brad Holland
(Keywords: Art, Cliches, Propaganda)

I've never understood why artists, who so often condescend to the cliches of their own culture, are so eager to embrace the cliches of cultures they know nothing about.
- Brad Holland
(Keywords: Artists, Cliches, Culture, Nothing)

I think that often times Hollywood panders to the cliches of small town life, specifically Southern small town life, and I think that this movie does the opposite.
- Josh Lucas
(Keywords: Life, Cliches, Hollywood)

I encourage students to pursue an idea far enough so they can see what the cliches and stereotypes are. Only then do they begin to hit pay dirt.
- Robert Morgan
(Keywords: Idea, Cliches, Students)

Cliches about supporting the troops are designed to distract from failed policies, policies promoted by powerful special interests that benefit from war, anything to steer the discussion away from the real reasons the war in Iraq will not end anytime soon.
- Ron Paul
(Keywords: War, Cliches, End, Iraq, Troops, Will)

I'm working class, and want people to know I'm not unintelligent and all the other cliches that come with it.
- Timothy Spall
(Keywords: People, Class, Cliches, Want)

I think to be oversensitive about cliches is like being oversensitive about table manners.
- Evelyn Waugh
(Keywords: Being, Cliches, Manners)

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