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'I eliminated all the platitudes and cliche statements, from your mission statement, and I'm left with this blank sheet of paper.'
'Today is the first day of the rest of your life. You can only hope the second day of the rest of your life is more interesting.'
"I seized yesterday."
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'The investment trainer told us to innovate and push the envelope, but I'd rather just push the send button.'
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"Hey, I'm a platypus. I like platitudes."
A Truism's Journey
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"But apart from pay, conditions, stress, increased bureaucracy, recruitment problems, patient expectations, and violence...'
"We're all in the same boat. We'll get through this."
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"I liked that meeting. It had just the right mix of information and lofty platitudes."
'It's not important to know all the answers. It's more important to anticipate all the questions and be ready to offer suitable platitudes.'
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with worrying that you forget something."
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At the Stonewall Mall
'I'll give you this, Hargrove - Your report was a perfect blend of cliches, banalities and platitudes.'
Have A Nice Day (piss off)
Nuclear Security Summit
'I wonder if I can reschedule the grocery delivery for Thursday instead of Tuesday?'
'Let's add a few more platitudes. This is a homey speech and cliches are verbal comfort food.'
'Glad to heart it. We're recruiting.'
"Gracie, we're rich because we love one another...we have a safe home and we don't go to bed hungry at night."
'Cheer up buddy. Plenty more people on the land.'
'There's plenty of other fish in the sea.'
'Obama will deliver a vapid, rambling speech full of cliches and platitudes, and a thrill will go up Christ Matthews' leg.'
Radio phone-in: 'Hello, how are you' time wasters.