When people express what is most important to them, it often comes out in clichés. That doesn’t make them laughable; it’s something tender about them. As though in struggling to reach what’s most personal about them they could only come up with what’s most public.–Terrence Malick (b. 1943)
16 thoughts on “It often comes out in clichés…”
Wonderful quote, and I absolutely love Terrence Malick’s movie “The Tree of Life”.
❤ Thanks, Flow ❤
I'll take that as a recommendation!
great quote David💖
💖 Cindy 💖
Tender language hacks
baring their souls in haystacks
full of lost needles
Wow. You are good!
I like that quote. Empathetic. Observant.
Exactly. Very relatable to me.
Thanks, Worms 💖
That’s true. I often struggle to find an original way of describing something and usually fall back on something that’s already apparent.
Yep, Lesley, me too 💝
I love that thought. So true!
🥰 Sangeetha 🥰
An inspiring quote. Thank you David.🙏
Right? When I found this one, I just thought – YES!