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Hasier Agirre

Only the aphorist may be the target of his own arrows.

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James Geary

Cliches are aphorisms that have become victims of their own success.

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Hasier Agirre

Read the aphorisms between lines even if they only have one.

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Hasier Agirre

The inspiration of a divine aphorism is often the inferno.

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Hasier Agirre

Where the common sense is beyond recall, the aphorism gains in meaning.

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Aphorism is a phrase that, after removal of context, retains all its meaning, and even gaining a new one.

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Ramon Eder

A book of aphorisms must be like one of those parties where all the women are sensational, but one of them is quite unforgettable.

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Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism.

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Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms: and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism.

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Aphorisms are the true form of the universal philosophy.

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Aphorisms are bad for novels. They stick in the reader's teeth.

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Aphorism - a grain of wisdom in the shell of words.

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Karl Kraus

Someone who can write aphorisms should not fritter away his time in essays.

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Elias Canetti

The great writers of aphorisms read as if they had all known each other well.

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Vladimir Nabokov

There are aphorisms that, like airplanes, stay up only while they are in motion.

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We endeavor to stuff the universe into the gullet of an aphorism.

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Aphorism And Poem (Definitions)

An Aphorism is sentence for the mind
A Poem sustenance for the soul-

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The laughter of the aphorism is sometimes triumphant, but seldom carefree.

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Valeriu Butulescu

Writers of aphorisms are like the less developed countries that sell their raw materials for less.

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A Paradox of Truth

The truth
Is never simple,
Said Oscar Wilde.

But the aphorism
Is so simple
That it cannot be true.

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