How to use Truisms in a sentence
De Quincey has said that the book is equally divided between "empty truisms and time-serving Dutch falsehoods."
The description of suffering or pain is, in fact, a string of truisms, quite plain and indisputable until the last clause.
But it was a paradox derived from his unanswerable truisms, " Every one wishes for his own good, and would get it if he could," and " No one would deny that justice and virtue generally are goods, and of all goods the best."
But it is equally common, in relation to particular (putative) examples of virtues to give these truisms up.
I am sorry these simple truisms should excite the hon.Advertisement
The show reveals some of the more basic truisms of the therapy culture.
The result is that the authors too often fall back upon self-evident truisms to structure their work.
One of the Tao truisms is, "Be still like a mountain and flow like a great river."
One of the great truisms about sex is that, in many ways, it is funny.