A platitude is simply a truth repeated until people get tired of hearing it.
Stanley Baldwin (1867 - 1947)
Contributed by: Zaady
War would end if the dead could return.
The attainment of an ideal is often the beginning of a disillusion.
Just as the results of inebriety are most painful to the habitually sober, and just as the greatest saints have often been the greatest sinners, so, when the first class brain does something stupid, the stupidity of that occasion is colossal.
The intelligent are to the intelligentsia what a gentleman is to a gent.
A statesman wants courage and a statesman wants vision; but believe me, after six months' experience, he wants first, second, third and all the time - patience.
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