What is the
definition of Aphorisms?
How do you define Aphorisms? What are Aphorisms? An ideal free
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other parts of speech and Literary Terms. The meaning is as follows:
Definition of Aphorisms
A term for speech or writing that is short, direct,
Often relating to abstract truth rather
than to practical matters.
Example: "Marry in
haste: repent at leisure" -
"One man's meat is another man's poison"
What is the
Origin of Aphorisms?
What is the origin of the word? The word
derives from the Greek word 'aphorismos' meaning to define.
examples of famous Aphorisms are as follows:
"I think therefore I am" by Rene Descartes
"Lost time is never found again" by Benjamin
"It ain't what you don't know that gets you into
trouble. It's what you know for sure that just
ain't so" by Mark Twain
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