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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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"Remarkable men find remarkable conveniences," Henry James aphorizes in "The Coxon Fund," his nouvelle a clef about Coleridge.
While theorists argued about the innate character (docile or brutish) and the ultimate fate (extinction or refinement) of the "inferior" races, agents of the second empire made the essence of the matter clear by mid-century.(18) "All is race; there is no other truth," wrote Disraeli; Robert Knox echoes that sentiment, "Race is everything, literature, science, art - in a word, civilization depends on it." The January, 1844, Edinburgh Review aphorizes: "Of the great influence of Race in the production of National Character, no reasonable enquirer can now doubt."(19)
But Sil-liman goes on to do just that, and the world he expresses (and pricks, probes, inverts, analyzes, and aphorizes) is America in the raw and polished, of his own times and beyond...and unfin-ished.
But Silliman goes on to do just that, and the world he expresses (and pricks, probes, inverts, analyzes, and aphorizes) is America in the raw and polished, of his own times and beyond...and unfinished.