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The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.
Robert E. Lee
My entire life has been an attempt to get back to the kind of feelings you have on a field. The sense of brotherhood, the esprit de corps, the focus - there being no past or future, just the ball. As trite as it sounds, I was happiest playing ball.
It sounds trite to go after men who are nice but when you've been hurt a lot it becomes appealing.
It sounds so trite but in relationships, you have to communicate.
Talking about the democratization of fashion is just one of the many trite things people say these days.
I know it sounds trite but I wanted to make a difference. Political debates with my father had been fraught because he was uncompromising and explosive but if he taught me one thing it was to air my views.
It sounds so trite, but my private life is mine.
Portia de Rossi
It sounds like something on a very trite T-shirt, but life is what happens.
I don't think I could ever do a network sitcom because the humor is often based on some trite circumstance. I don't want to be a part of a show where it's mostly about coming up with the jokes.
This may sound trite, but bad things happen to good people, and when you're facing terrorism, natural disaster, you can have every wonderful plan in place, but I am a realist.
It sounds trite, but I like telling stories.
What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow, and trite as the multiplication table a week after.
There's nothing trite about being consoled in a world that does everything in its power to deliver sorrow.
It's trite to say that the world has gotten smaller in the age of globalization, but my travels have told me that it's wrong to think this means there is some kind of uniform world culture.
The trite answer is that everything is true but none of it happened. It is emotionally true, but the events, the plotting, the narrative, isn't true of my life, though I've experienced most of the emotions experienced by the characters in the play.
I've got passion, and for people who don't, I make them see how trite their lives are.
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