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Definition of Aphorisms
AphorismAphorism 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
is generally understood
to be a concise
and eloquent statement
of truth. Aphorisms
from axioms: aphorisms generally
- YOLO is the acronym
of the phrase
"you only live once". Along
the same lines
as the Latin
"carpe diem" ("seize the day"), it is a call to live life to...
in the Hippocratic
book collection entitled Aphorism seemingly solely dedicated
in general, urology
was one subject...
- 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...
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
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- in such a manner, Cioran
said he used aphorisms because
me terribly. When I've written aphorisms
I've sunk back into fatigue...
- The Zürau Aphorisms
(German: Die Zürauer Aphorismen) are 109 aphorisms
1917 to April
1918 and published
by his friend...
- Seven Aphorisms
and the Ten Commandments". Summum. Retrieved
May 22, 2006. Barnes, Robert
(April 1, 2008). "The Seven Aphorisms
- Gee — author
of Medical lectures
(1902) James Alexander Lindsay
, and clinical memoranda
- "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
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