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Aphorisms, maxims, [etc.]

Potts, Robert

Aphorisms, maxims, [etc.]

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by Potts, Robert

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Published by Longmans in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maxims

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16064461M

    An aphorism is a synonym for a proverb, that's also short and to the point. Usually, it's supposed to impart some important moral lesson. Here's a well-known example: A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. A maxim is a slogan or a personal prescription for some generality of life; importantly, it does not have the same moral connotations as an aphorism. He recently released, for free, a new work-in-progress currently titled “More Aphorisms, Maxims, and Heuristics.” Below you will find 44 of my favorites. 1. What counts is not what people say about you, it is how much energy they spend saying it. 2. If something looks irrational – and has been so for a long time – odds are you have a.

    Recently, I was involved in a discussion about aphorisms, which, simply put, is a saying expressing a belief, usually true. Think, quote of the day. There are millions of recorded aphorisms, and web sites devoted to them, one in particular I found helpful, in that the aphorisms were categorized based on love, friendship, life, etc. I chose love. Sententious definition, abounding in pithy aphorisms or maxims: a sententious book. See more.

    In , Oscar Wilde ( - ) published two collections of aphorisms: A Few Maxims For The Instruction Of The Over-Educated, in the Saturday Review newspaper, and Phrases and Philosophies for the Use of the Young, in the Oxford student magazine The turns witty, intellectual, counter-intuitive and obtruse, the collections came to be seen by many as . Filed under: Maxims -- Early works to Aphorisms on Man (second edition; London: Printed by T. Bensley for J. Johnson, ), by Johann Caspar Lavater, ed. by Henry Fuseli (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: Legal maxims -- United States.


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But then of all the books he had was one of Aphorisms and Maxims. I don't know its title to this day but I can vividly remember loving that book more than any other in his collection.

The Oxford Book Of Aphorisms is just such a book. A book of wisdom condensed into a Cited by: This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

Maxims of Wall Street: A Compendium of Financial Adages, Ancient Proverbs, and Worldly Wisdom by Mark Skousen. For the last several decades, investment writer Mark Skousen has collected hundreds of anecdotes, adages, maxims and aphorisms from the world of Wall Street.

Genre/Form: Aphorisms and apothegms Maxims, Arabic Sayings Quotations Quotations, maxims, etc: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Kahlil Gibran.

FIREFLIES were proverbs, aphorisms and maxims originated in China and Japan and were often written on pieces of silk. Tagore visited Japan and collected them in his notebooks. Each firefly, rarely more than a sentence long, represents a luminous thought on love, life, beauty or God/5(12).

Title: XXI Century Selection of the Most Appropriate Aphorisms, Maxims, & Quotations Bedside Book English-Spanish Version /Siglo XXI Selecci'n de Los M's Apr Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: Vendor: Xulon Press Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 1 pound 10 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWPages: Books shelved as aphorism: The Zürau Aphorisms by Franz Kafka, The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Baltasar Gracián, Human, All Too Human: A Book for Free Spiri.

Whether the attempt of these varied thoughts, observations and apocalyptic dismissals are meant for entertainment or to keep one from taking everything so seriously, readers will find much to enjoy in this irreverent collection of aphorisms, maxims and writings on human behavior, art, history and politics.

Jewish wisdom: a treasury of proverbs, maxims, aphorisms, wise sayings, and memorable quotations. A few years ago, through the graces of an independent press, I put out a book of is, a collection of brief, disconnected, somewhat philosophical : James Guida.

1. Striking Thoughts by Bruce Lee 2. Maxims and Reflections by Goethe 3. The Bed of Procrustes by Nassim Nicholas Taleb 4. Striking Thoughts by Bruce Lee 5. The Moral Sayings of Publius Syrus by Publilius Syrus 6. The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Balt. XXI Century Selection of the Most Appropriate Aphorisms, Maxims, & Quotations Bedside Book English-Spanish Version /Siglo XXI Selecci'n de Los Pages: APHORISMS AND MAXIMS of Louis-Claude de Saint-Martin 1.

God is all; the tongue of God is the spirit; the tongue of the spirit is science; the tongue of science should be the learned man. But the ordinary man of learning is like a signboard, and full too often of errors in orthography, like the signboards of small shops.

Size: 80KB. THE APHORISMS AND MAXIMS of Louis-Claude de Saint-Martin. God is all; the tongue of God is the spirit; the tongue of the spirit is science; the tongue of science should be the learned man. But the ordinary man of learning is like a signboard, and full too often of errors in orthography, like the signboards of small shops.

An aphorism (from Greek ἀφορισμός: aphorismos, denoting 'delimitation', 'distinction', and 'definition') is a concise, terse, laconic, or memorable expression of a general truth or principle. They are often handed down by tradition from generation to generation. The concept is distinct from those of an adage, brocard, chiasmus, epigram, maxim (legal or philosophical), principle.

Viking Book of Aphorisms: A Personal Selection by W. Auden (30 times) Aphorisms by Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (29 times) The Oxford Book of Aphorisms by John Gross (27 times) Unkempt Thoughts by Stanisław Jerzy Lec (26 times) The Trouble with Being Born by E.

Cioran (24 times) Human, All Too Human: A Book for Free Spirits by Friedrich. Medicine -- Aphorisms. Here are entered only the older medical works made up of short precepts and instructions, e.g. Aphorisms of Hippocrates. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.

Broader terms: Medicine; Aphorisms and apothegms; Medicine -- Quotations, maxims, etc; Filed under: Medicine -- Aphorisms. Aphorisms often come with a pinch of humor, which makes them more appealing to the masses.

Proverbs, maxims, adages, and clichés are different forms of aphoristic statements that gain prevalence from generation to generation and frequently appear in our day-to-day speech.

Common Aphorism Examples. Let us look at some common aphorism examples. Aphorism, a concise expression of doctrine or principle or any generally accepted truth conveyed in a pithy, memorable statement.

Aphorisms have been especially used in dealing with subjects that were late in developing their own principles or. Running is hard work, yes. But it should also be fun and exhilarating. At its best, it recaptures the joy we experienced before running was recast as punishment or penance, when we would sprint out of the shadows in a darkened cul-de-sac to kick a can, chase someone on the playground, or race our dog along the beach.

This collection of 'aphorisms, thoughts and maxims' repairs something of the split by organizing the precepts that stand behind the making and reception of the arts into a unified 'metapoetics'. The book reflects on its own lapidary manner, investigates three representative theatres of life (power, love and death), and asserts our continuing Author: Christopher Wintle.WAR AND PEACE "War is a blessing compared with national degradation." -- Andrew Jackson "War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things: the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feelings which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.REFLECTIONS; OR, SENTENCES AND MORAL MAXIMS Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised.

[This epigraph which is the key to the system of La Rochefoucauld, is found in another form as No. of the maxims of the first edition,it is omitted from the 2nd and 3rd, and reappears for the first time in the 4th edition, inas at present, at the head of the .