Though, indeed, the vendor of a certain nostrum has vulgarized the truism
to the very point of contempt.
Before an anchor can ever be raised, it must be let go; and this perfectly obvious truism
brings me at once to the subject of the degradation of the sea language in the daily press of this country.
I turned this truism
over in my mind as, in the frosty dawn of a January morning, I hurried down the steep and now icy street which descended from Mrs.
He seems to think that the end of poetry is, or should be, instruction; yet it is a truism
that the end of our existence is happiness; if so, the end of every separate part of our existence, everything connected with our existence, should be still happiness.
I echoed a sentiment that was generosity itself in Raffles, but in my case a mere truism
While there is life," he said, "there is hope," but he grinned as he voiced the ancient truism
It has been a well-worn truism
," said the Times, "that our human race are a feeble folk before the infinite latent forces which surround us.
They carry a truism
so far--as in the French Revolution.
That it was intrinsically valuable was a truism
I had never questioned.
But except for a short shudder Mrs Verloc remained apparently unaffected by the force of that terrible truism
Aware of the impression he had made--few men were quicker than he at such discoveries--Mr Chester followed up the blow by propounding certain virtuous maxims, somewhat vague and general in their nature, doubtless, and occasionally partaking of the character of truisms
, worn a little out at elbow, but delivered in so charming a voice and with such uncommon serenity and peace of mind, that they answered as well as the best.
Whether it's because they listen to instructions better than men, have a lighter touch on the gear or because they observe details better, it's a truism
that men get used to getting outfished by women.