Men are seldom more commonplace than on supreme occasions.
Samuel Butler (1612-1680) British poet and satirist.
Banality is a symptom of non-communication. Men hide behind their clichés.
Eugene Ionesco (1909-1994) Romanian-born French playwright.
When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning, it satisfies the senses amazingly.
Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) British novelist and essayist.