Quotes of cliche

  1. When you have to play a character that seems to be a relatively decent person and seems to be like yourself I think the trick in that kind of character so that you don't become a cliche is to find where their weaknesses are – Jennifer Beals
  2. I think my whole generation's mission is to kill the cliche – Beck
  3. The cliche is dead poetry – Gerald Brenan
  4. I feel like a cliche – Jonathan Carroll
  5. I think the diva is kind of a cliche My definition of a diva is somebody whose talent does not match what they're trying to play so all this temperament comes out – Glenn Close
  6. I think that anything that you do any accomplishment that you make you have to work for And I've worked very hard in the last ten years of my life definitely and I can tell you that hard work pays off It's not just a cliche – Cameron Diaz
  7. It is a cliche that most cliches are true but then like most cliches that cliche is untrue – Stephen Fry
  8. Economics is a subject profoundly conducive to cliche resonant with boredom On few topics is an American audience so practiced in turning off its ears and minds And none can say that the response is ill advised – John Kenneth Galbraith
  9. There is a cliche that men want their women to be ladies in public and hookers behind closed doors I want my woman to be the sharper image robot so that she can be turned off – Al Goldstein
  10. I am against the whole cliche of the moment – Herman Kahn
  11. The challenge really on any new film is to try to avoid that and achieve a few moments that aren't cliche – Adrian Lyne
  12. He is forever poised between a cliche and an indiscretion – Harold MacMillan
  13. I just think the word interview although it is the view between two people exchanged became a sort of cliche You ask questions and the other one answers – Maximilian Schell
  14. If you want to use a cliche you must take full responsibility for it yourself and not try to fob it off on anon or on society – Lewis Thomas
  15. So I think I sometimes will put a cliche in and then just pad it out so you're not noticing – Matthew Vaughn

Usage examples for cliche

  1. Von Schlichten described the situation succinctly in an ancient and unprintable military cliche – Uller Uprising by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  2. If I talk about the Iron Hand of Fate you may think I am using a cliche of melodrama – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  3. If you mean Mr Flack I don't know what you mean she said as composedly as possible to M de Cliche – The Reverberator by Henry James
  4. Very well I should strongly advise you for your own reputation as an expert and a man of science not to attempt the rather cliche occupation of trying to rival Sherlock Holmes ” – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  5. Oughtn't Mr Dosson perhaps to call personally and not simply through the medium of the visits paid by his daughters to their wives on Messieurs de Brecourt and de Cliche – The Reverberator by Henry James
  6. “ That's M de Cliche – The Reverberator by Henry James
  7. It is an obvious cliche just as in England some new sect might call itself the Church of Christ – Greenmantle by John Buchan
  8. Family feeling among them was not a tyranny but a religion and in regard to Mesdames de Brecourt de Cliche and de Douves what Gaston most feared was that he might seem to them not to love them enough – The Reverberator by Henry James
  9. The Marquis de Cliche did his duty with his wife who mopped the decks as Susan said for the occasion and was entertained in the red satin drawing room by Mr Dosson Delia and Francie ” – The Reverberator by Henry James
  10. M de Cliche repeated in English – The Reverberator by Henry James
  11. I've gone over a lot of twentieth century copies of that magazine and that expression was a regular cliche with them – The Return by H. Beam Piper and John J. McGuire
  12. But surely you would not be so unoriginal so cliche as to say the same thing to me that you said to Mr Fellowes ” – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker

Rhymes for cliche