Noun(1) a short pithy instructive saying
(1) In all these examples an aphorism as a general truth makes a powerful point in its present context, but it could also make good sense in a very different context.(2) Of those numbers we are obliged to say they confirm the truth in the Disraeli aphorism , ├ö├ç├┐There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.├ö├ç├û(3) Americans of a certain age will recall Douglas MacArthur's pithy aphorism : ├ö├ç├┐There is no substitute for victory.├ö├ç├û(4) the opening sentence of the first aphorism of Hippocrates(5) Today, the old aphorism about power has been forgotten.(6) We all know the old aphorism that you can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink.(7) Life, apparently, begins at 40, or so the old aphorism would have us believe.(8) Politics is the art of the possible, as the old aphorism puts it, and progress is usually incremental.(9) The fact of the matter is that he has not put his money where his mouth is, to use the old aphorism .(10) This pithy aphorism graphically tells us the sad state of affairs on the roads of India.(11) the debate begins and ends at the level of aphorism, with commentators saying that something must be done(12) Edison's method was to doggedly persist in searching for an answer to a problem, expressed in his memorable aphorism that invention is ├ö├ç├┐ten percent inspiration and ninety percent perspiration.├ö├ç├û(13) Wilde, who could never resist an aphorism , frequently undermines the seriousness of his beliefs by his brilliant and paradoxical style.(14) the old aphorism ├ö├ç├┐the child is father to the man├ö├ç├û(15) However, interspersed throughout his reminiscences are observations about his present preoccupations, micro-essays on music, art, and literature, as well as aphoristic sentences.(16) As Hippocrates aphorized the body itself is the healer.
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2. maxim ::
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6. dictum ::
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8. proverb ::
9. saw ::
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11. apophthegm ::
Different Formsaphorism, aphorisms
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