Aphorisms

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How do you define Aphorisms? What are Aphorisms? An ideal free Educational Resource for Teachers, Students, Colleges and Schools for English Grammar terminology, other parts of speech and Literary Terms. The meaning is as follows:

 

Definition of Aphorisms
Definition: A term for speech or writing that is short, direct, and memorable

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"

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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 Aphorisms

Additional examples of famous Aphorisms are as follows:

  • "I think therefore I am" by Rene Descartes
  • "Lost time is never found again" by Benjamin Franklin
  • "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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Aphorisms

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