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Synonyms for aphorism

Synonyms for aphorism

a usually pithy and familiar statement expressing an observation or principle generally accepted as wise or true

Synonyms for aphorism

a short pithy instructive saying

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Every now and then, having learned from Newman that he had been through the museums of Europe, he uttered some polished aphorism upon the flesh-tints of Rubens and the good taste of Sansovino.
Many of his aphorisms have become proverbs in recent years.
aphorisms (dated), Magritte interviewed by Luceinne Plisnier, on the death of Andre Breton, and knowledge of the world.
Not all instructional aphorisms are terrible: "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle" is useful advice.
Nicolas Gomez-Davila's (1913-1994) Scholia to an Implicit Text (Escolios a un Texto Implicito) is a work of aphorisms.
The Quotable Stoic--A Book of Original Aphorisms provides a concise collection of quotes that represent 'truth condensed into a few words that express much'.
These aphorisms, called escolios ("scholia" or "glosses") by their author, stand on their own, ever at attention like a verbal infantry with bayonets armed, ready to return ire rather than to facilitate civil dialogue.
offers text, translation, and commentary on the Sentences of Sextus, nearly 500 Greek aphorisms that originated in the late second or early third century CE and represent one of the earliest and longest examples of Christian Wisdom literature.
The Warrior Code: 365 Aphorisms of the Spiritual Warrior comes from an internationally acclaimed educator and spiritual teacher and offers 365 'truths' in a title surveying the behavior and qualities of the 'spiritual warrior'.
Georg Simmel, The View of Life: Four Metaphysical Essays with Journal Aphorisms.
Essays and Aphorisms on the Higher Man" is a discussion of man's search for meaning, as she speaks on the pursuits of morality, art, and religion and what it means to us all.
It is a 77-word series of aphorisms entitled "Introduction by the Author.
The oral tradition they passed down led to The Analects of Confucius, a collection of aphorisms encapsulating his teachings.
Kuwait, (SANA)- Syrian researcher Khalid al-Sadaqa has published an English-Arabic dictionary which includes 529 multi-purpose and multi-meaning English proverbs and aphorisms from various areas of life and their equivalents in Arabic.
A companion to aphorisms & quotations for the surgeon.