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Aphorism

How many of us have been attracted to reason; first learned to think, to draw conclusions, to extract a moral from the follies of life, by some dazzling aphorism! -
How many of us have been attracted to reason; first learned to think, to draw conclusions, to extract a moral from the follies of life, by some dazzling aphorism! - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton, fully Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, Lord Lytton
An aphorism is the last link in a long chain of thought. -
The teacher must step back and review each day as a student, always feeling that there is more and more to learn, love appreciate. -- Be in this world, but not of it... Everything comes back on the Universal clock of time... everything. Memorize the aphorism that irrelevancy of circumstance is the highest wisdom of life... Your 'balance' is your ammunition; one should not fire it, but rather maintain it. - Blanche DeVries Bernard
We endeavor to stuff the universe into the gullet of an aphorism. - Paul Eldridge
The healthy know not of their health, but only the sick: this is the Physician's Aphorism. - Thomas Carlyle
An aphorism can never be the whole truth; it is either a half-truth or a truth-and-a-half. - Karl Kraus
An aphorism is the last link in a long chain of thought. - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
An empty envelope that is sealed contains a secret. - Stanislaw Lec, fully Stanisław Jerzy Lec, born Baron Stanisław Jerzy de Tusch-Letz
Zoocentrism is the primary fallacy of human sociobiology, for this view of human behavior rests on the argument that if the actions of lower animals with simple nervous systems arise as genetic products of natural selection, then human behavior should have a similar basis. - Stephan Jay Gould
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