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Definition of Aphorisms

Aphorism
Aphorism Aph"o*rism, n. [F. aphorisme, fr. Gr. ? definition, a short, pithy sentence, fr. ? to mark off by boundaries, to define; ? from + ? to separate, part. See Horizon.] A comprehensive maxim or principle expressed in a few words; a sharply defined sentence relating to abstract truth rather than to practical matters. The first aphorism of Hippocrates is, ``Life is short, and the art is long.' --Fleming. Syn: Axiom; maxim; adage; proverb; apothegm; saying; saw; truism; dictum. See Axiom.

Meaning of Aphorisms from wikipedia

- Currently an aphorism is generally understood to be a concise and eloquent statement of truth. Aphorisms are distinct from axioms: aphorisms generally originate...
- The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms is a philosophy book by N****im Nicholas Taleb written in the aphoristic style. It was first...
- "YOLO" is an acronym for "you only live once". Along the same lines as the Latin carpe diem ('seize the day'), it is a call to live life to its fullest...
- observations and nearly 30 works in the Hippocratic book collection entitled Aphorism seemingly solely dedicated to urology in general, urology was one subject...
- Blood and Aphorisms is the first EP by the band As Tall As Lions which was self-released in 2002. Some of the songs were later re-recorded for the album...
- Aphorisms is an EP by post-rock band Red Sparowes, released on Amazon.com as a digital download on July 9, 2008. It was also released a few days later...
- in such a manner, Cioran said he used aphorisms because "Explaining bores me terribly. When I've written aphorisms it's because I've sunk back into fatigue...
- Seven Aphorisms "The Aphorisms of Summum and the Ten Commandments". Summum. Retrieved May 22, 2006. Barnes, Robert (April 1, 2008). "The Seven Aphorisms of...
- "All models are wrong" is a common aphorism in statistics; it is often expanded as "All models are wrong, but some are useful". It is usually considered...
- The Zürau Aphorisms (German: Die Zürauer Aphorismen) are 109 aphorisms of Franz Kafka, written from September 1917 to April 1918 and published by his friend...