Top 55 Cliches Quotes

We have collected the best Cliches Quotes by famous authors including David Twohy, Tove Lo, Antonia Bird, Reinhold Messner, Robert Gottlieb and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.

There are trappings of science fiction which I kind of
There are trappings of science fiction which I kind of embrace, but there are also cliches which I run from.

David Twohy
I wanted to write about relationships in a more honest, raw sort of way. Get away from all those cliches about how ‘time heals’ and how you can be the better person. Less sugar-coating and more ‘feel the pain.’

Tove Lo
Learning to face reality, refusing refuge in cliches and lies, fighting to find a way out – that’s what ‘Rehab’ is about.

Antonia Bird
The cliches that circulate in the German media about Joachim Sauer are a total fallacy. The fact is that he’s his own man. He’s witty, he’s profound, he can be incredibly funny, and he’s an extremely bright guy.

Reinhold Messner
What really matters is that ‘Black Swan’ deploys and exaggerates all the cliches of earlier ballet movies, especially ‘The Red Shoes,’ another tale of a ballerina driven mad and suicidal.

Robert Gottlieb
What I think is interesting is that the more you do, you have to invent a book of rules of what you can do and what you can’t do. And the very real danger is that if your book of rules becomes a book of cliches.

Adrian Lyne
The clash of civilizations or the clash between Islam and the West may be cliches. But there is an even bigger cliche around: that this clash actually goes on within Islam, between reformists and fanatics.

Pankaj Mishra
It’s hard not to use cliches when talking about parenthood.

Tom Fletcher
They’re all true – the cliches like ‘one day at time’ and ‘ups and downs.’

Phil Elverum
It’s a cliche that the Senate is broken, and like most cliches, it’s true.

George Packer
In ‘Windtalkers,’ the director John Woo is meticulous in melding his own intimate style into the cliches of a large-scale war movie, paying homage to all the tired conventions of the genre. But it’s an honor that these cliches don’t deserve.

Elvis Mitchell
It’s tough – and I’m not the first person to say this – but cliches exist because they actually happen in real life.

Paul Rust
I’m one of the cliches that has grown up.

Charles Olson
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
When I started out in wrestling, you have to start somewhere and you either start being the good guy or the bad guy. There is several cliches that follow that.

Aleister Black
I think the French have a romantic cliche that Englishmen have great style, great music, irony and sense of humour. Well, sometimes cliches are true.

Josephine de La Baume
I hate to repeat lines, to say the same damned thing. I try to rewrite cliches and make what I say sound fresh.

Gary McCord
Last, but not least, avoid cliches like the plague.

William Safire
Soundgarden are kind of the masters of writing songs that aren’t pop cliches.

Mike McCready
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
One of the great cliches of campaign journalism is the notion that American elections have long since ceased to be about issues and ideas.

Matt Taibbi
It is hard not to speak in cliches about cancer. It can be even harder not to feel as if I have to live up to those cliches. I sometimes feel a deep sense of guilt for not doing a better job of making lemonade out of metaphorical lemons.

Suleika Jaouad
I’m not into cliches like ‘no time’ for love. If I find the right person, I’ll definitely find time.

New York cops are very specific in terms of the way they talk and the way they handle themselves. All these cliches that, as an Englishman, I thought were from a bygone era or were a bit of poetic license with cop shows – the more you hang out with them, the more you realize how real that jargon is.

Theo James
I take things that are worn out through overuse, that have become cliches – like the shed, a traditional place of rest and retreat – and I give them a more incandescent future.

Cornelia Parker
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
That’s why I hate the outlines and treatments, because all you get are cliches. If you put things down on paper as your plan, it’s very hard to get those ideas out of your head and do something better.

Whit Stillman
There are no worse cliches than southern cliches. They make my skin crawl.

Mary Steenburgen
I just like cliches. I like It’s pretty much my bible.

Oneohtrix Point Never
I can speak in cliches and say how much the Israel national team means to us, but we have to prove that on the pitch.

Eran Zahavi
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
I used to regard genres as being embedded in cliches, and I always felt funny about the need we have to label things. But I’m happy to think of ‘Starred Up’ as a prison drama, although we tried to smuggle in some elements of family drama in there.

David MacKenzie
I try my best to not just avoid cliches but to write with some meaning.

Amanda Shires
My interests were aroused, and my faith in the cliches of the subject destroyed, as so often with other subjects, by the discussions with my friend, Aaron Director.

George Stigler
The computing field is always in need of new cliches.

Alan Perlis
Most of my cliches aren’t original.

Chuck Knox
I don’t think any prosecutor should walk into a courtroom and think they’re going to wow a jury with catchphrases and cliches and that kind of performance.

Marcia Clark
You know what? At the end of the day, funny is funny. I hope to see the end of all the female cliches that are written in a lot of comedies that are named chick flicks.

Wendi McLendon-Covey
All the child-star cliches, I’ve tried very hard to avoid them all.

Macaulay Culkin
Educators shouldn’t be afraid of cliches. You know why? Because kids don’t know most of them! They’re a new audience. And they’re inspired by cliches.

Randy Pausch
We just kind saw the images and knew the cliches, so to have the opportunity to go there and learn something about Russian music and about Russian people and to see things apart from being a tourist.

Marc Almond
I must try and break through the cliches about Latin America. Superpowers and other outsiders have fought over us for centuries in ways that have nothing to do with our problems. In reality we are all alone.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez
I would rather read a poorly structured story that has fresh ideas than a tightly structured one with cliches.

Douglas Wood
Too many new writers dress up old cliches.

Christopher Fowler
The ground swell is what’s going to sink you as well as being what buoys you up. These are cliches also, of course, and I’m sometimes interested in how much one can get away with.

Paul Muldoon
Being a dad you realise that it’s not about you any more. All the cliches are true I think.

Tom Fletcher
When you’re an outsider and going into a culture like America, it’s easier to stay away from any cliches because you’re not really aware of what they are.

Kevin Macdonald
As you get older, the cliches of life ring true. It’s the simple things that matter most: your family, the people you love, your health and sanity.

Ronan Keating
If contemporary artists sincerely seek to be original, unique, and new, they should begin by disregarding the notions of originality, individuality, and innovation: they are the cliches of our time.

Octavio Paz
All the cliches of glamorous sophistication have little appeal to me. Do I want to live the British version of ‘Dynasty?’ No thanks!

Sade Adu
Morals always sound like cliches, but usually cliches are based on things that are ultimate truths. Be grateful for what you have; appreciate what’s right there in front of you.

Henry Selick
Normally you read a screenplay – and I read a lot of them – and the characters don’t feel like people. They feel like plot devices or cliches or stereotypes.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Sometimes you watch stuff and it’s like, oh God – it’s the obvious cliches of the genre. You’ve got to do better.

Charlie Heaton
Christmas really is about all the cliches: health, happiness and love. A future with my family is the important thing… to stay alive for them.

Sylvie Meis
Instinct is still important, but now I can easily identify problems like cliches and mixed metaphors, and I have a broader palette to work off of.

Amanda Shires