(1)When asked about..., the vast/overwhelming majority of people say that…. But I think/view a bit differently.
(2)When it comes to ...., some people believe that…. Others argue/claim that the opposite/reverse is true. There is probably some truth in both arguments/statements, but I tend to the former/latter.
(3)Now, itis commonly/generally/widely believed/held/acknowledged that.....They claim/ believe/argue that ... But I wonder/doubt whether.....
(1)Recently the rise in the problem/phenomenon of ... has cause/aroused public/popular/wide/ world wide concern.
(2)Recently the issue of the problem/phenomenon of ...has been brought into focus/into public attention.
(3)Inflation/Corruption/Social inequality ... is yet another of thenew and bitter truth we have to learn to facenow/constantly.
(1)Now people in growing/significant numbers are beginning/coming torealize/accept/(be aware) that...
(2)Now there is a(n) growing awareness/recognition of the necessityto....
(3)Now people become increasingly aware/conscious of the importance of....
(4)Perhapsit is time to have a fresh look at the attitude/idea that....
(1)"Knowledge is power." This is the remark made by Bacon. This remark has been shared by more and more people.
(2)"Education is not complete with graduation." This is the opinion of a great American philosopher. Now more and more people share hisopinion.
(3)"...."We often hear statements/words like those/this.
(4)We often hear such traditional complains as this "....".
(1)For years, ...had been viewed as .... But people are taking a freshlook now. With the growing ..., people ....
(2)People used to think that ... (In the past, ....) But people now share this new idea.
(1)Once in (a newspaper), I read of/learnt..... The phenomenon of ... has aroused public concern.
(2)I have afriend who ... Should he ....? Such a dilemma we are often confronted with in our daily life.
(3)Once upon a time, there lived a man who .... This story may be(unbelievable), but it still has a realistic significancenow.