Best 126 of Cliche quotes - MyQuotes
The ground swell is what’s going to sink you as well as being what buoys you up. These are clichés also, of course, and I’m sometimes interested in how much one can get away with.
As a rule of thumb, I'd say one cliché per [Romance]--and then be damn sure you can make it work. But if you're going to try to write the virginal amnesiac twin disguised as a boy mistaken for the mother (or father depending how well the disguise works) of a secret baby, honey, you better have some serious skills. Or seek therapy.
An artist's job is to make new clichés.
If you address yourself to an audience, you accept at the outset the basic premises that unite the audience. You put on the audience, repeating cliches familiar to it. But artists don't address themselves to audiences; they create audiences. The artist talks to himself out loud. If what he has to say is significant, others hear & are affected.
rather babble away and at least partially express something difficult than reproduce impeccable clichés
I know it's a cliche but I never wanted to be famous. I don't believe anybody wants to be famous.
I am so tired of this gothic crap,” I muttered. “Just once, I want to meet the villain in a cheerful, brightly lit room. Possibly one with kittens.
To the young, cliches seem freshly minted.
cliche but accurate: Kick a football, then ask it whether it meant to fly. All action demands an equal and opposite reaction. You can't blame an object battered by inertial forces; you can't blame me, bouncing through the pinball machine of life.
Heres the thing: If youre taking roles that arent intimidating you, and I think this is a cliche that a lot of actors say, but if its not intimidating you, then why are you doing it?
The cliché comes not in what you shoot but in how you shoot it.
If you find books boring, probably the problem is that you haven't picked a good one. ... You are not searching cliche you are into something much bigger.
It's a cliche that filmmaking is a team sport. However, let me say just say it again: filmmaking is a team sport.
David Foster Wallace
Think of the old cliché about the mind being 'an excellent servant but a terrible master'. This, like many clichés, so lame & banal on the surface, actually expresses a great & terrible truth.
Everything that I've done has made me who I am today. You know, it's cliche, but it's true.
Antiquite . en tout ce qui s'y rapporte: Est poncif, embe" tant! etc. Antiquity. And everything to do with it, cliche d and boring.
We both smile at the classic misunderstanding. It’s all so cliché-ridden, it’s embarrassing. I wish our story could have some more original twists and turns. Maybe one of us will turn into a vampire or something.
The best way to achieve surprise quality is by avoiding cliches.
There are no atheists in the foxhole.
Nowadays filmmakers tend to recycle the same cliches over and over again.
I grew up in southern California in the 80s. Yes, I am a walking cliche.
I guess this is cliche, but I'd love to work with Kanye West, Mark Ronson, Diplo.
Sometimes you can hear them talk, other times you can't. All the same old cliches, is that a woman or a man?
Plenty of masterpieces are just one cliché after another, Mozart for example, but that's quite natural, because if you think about it, two clichés that have met one another can beget the most original and profound effect.
When told a script was full of old cliches: Let's have some new cliches.
Feminism has tried to dismiss the femme fatale as a misogynist libel, a hoary cliche. But the femme fatale expresses woman's ancient and eternal control of the sexual realm. The specter of the femme fatale stalks all of men's relationships with women.
It is a cliche that most cliches are true, but then like most cliches, that cliche is untrue.
... I retraced my steps, walked up to her, and in another moment would have certainly said, "Madam!" if I had not known that that exclamation had been made a thousand times before in all Russian novels of high life. It was that alone that stopped me.
Burung bernyanyi riang. Angin berhembus sepoi-sepoi bahasa. Dan lain-lain klise.
Your fear of becoming a cliche is what turns you into one. If you remove the fear, we are all really walking contradictions, hypocrites and paradoxical cliches
As cliché as it might sound, I'd rather lose than win by cheating. The latter is a much deeper, more personal loss in that one is admittedly whispering to himself his lack of competence. His cheating then begets more cheating, as he is ever-privately, ever-subconsciously insulting himself; thus, gradually deteriorating any remaining confidence.
The personal appropriation of cliches is a condition for the spread of cultural tourism.
Vale más partir del cliché que llegar a él.
A cliche is like a coin that has been handled too much. Once language has been overly handled, it no longer leaves a clear imprint.
I flipped it over: Ping Xi's business card with his name, number, e-mail address, and the corniest quotation I'd ever read: "Every act of creation is an act of destruction.—Pablo Picasso
Please, don't torture me with cliches. If you're going to try to intimidate me, have the courtesy to go away for a while, acquire a better education, improve your vocabulary, and come back with some fresh metaphors.
I think to be oversensitive about cliches is like being oversensitive about table manners.
The cliches are that it's the most generic Starsky and Hutch plot you can find.
Oh I know it's cliché but yeah they say that great men make it in- To places few others who even do take the risk've ever been
The cliches of a culture sometimes tell the deepest truths.
This was another item about growing up: you encountered all the cliches of love and loss and heartbreak.
I miss the cast and crew of Supernatural immensely. I know it's a cliche to say your cast and crew are like your family, but it's really the case there.
Whoever originated the cliche that money is the root of all evil knew hardly anything about the nature of evil and very little about human beings.
I never see my movies. When they're on television, I click them away. Hollywood created an image, and I long ago reconciled myself with it. I was the French cliche.
Cliches and adjectives permeated my prose.
Michael Bassey Johnson
Don't bother to ring a bell in the ear that doesn't listen. Move to another ear, and if he doesn't listen to your bell, sit back and listen to his nemesis.
If I made a joke about just dropping by, would you write me off as cliché?
We all have our own ways to cope with stress," she said, and rambled on about the benefits of habitual behaviors. "Self-soothing," is how she described it. "Like meditation." I yawned, hating her.
Phones and soundtracks and Muzak and fountains replace genuine and unpredictable human contact with a seamless soundtrack from a bad movie and a cliche that makes us believe we must all be happy.
This is a familiar syndrome. There is a stage with every drawing or painting when it looks banal and clumsy. It's worth pushing through that, working through the cliché to find out what made it a cliché in the first place.