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Banality

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.

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