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Aphorisms.

Philip Anthony Spalding

Aphorisms.

by Philip Anthony Spalding

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Published by P.A.Spalding .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination24p.,20cm
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19594035M

Aphorisms and apothegms: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gómez de la Serna, Ramón, Aphorisms. Pittsburgh, Pa.: Latin American Literary Review Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ramón Gómez de la Serna; Miguel Gonzalez-Gerth. APHORISMS AND REFLECTIONS. I [C.E. i. 16] There is no alleviation for the sufferings of mankind except veracity of thought and of action, and the resolute facing of the world as it is when the garment of make-believe by which pious hands have hidden its uglier features is stripped off. Redi's book went through five editions in twenty years.

An aphorism is an original thought, spoken or written in a laconic (concise) and memorable form. [1] Aphorism literally means a "distinction" or "definition". The term was first used in the Aphorisms of oft-cited first sentence of this work (see Ars longa, vita brevis) is. Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience deceptive, judgment difficult. Aphorisms on Kindness - The Book of Life is the 'brain' of The School of Life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence. In theory, we all love kindness of course, but in practice, a kind person sounds like something we would try to be only once every other more arduous and more rewarding alternative had failed.

Aphorism definition is - a concise statement of a principle. How to use aphorism in a sentence. Did You Know? BOOK I. a. Salutation to the illustrious sage, Kapila! b. Well, the great sage, Kapila, desirous of raising the world [from the Slough of Despond in which he found it sunk], perceiving that the knowledge of the excellence of any fruit, through the desire [which this excites] for the fruit, is a cause of people's betaking themselves to the means [adapted to the attainment of the fruit.


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Augustine, Goethe, Blake, Bacon, Halifax, Valérey, Kierkergaard, Schopenhauer, Emerson, Pascal, Chesterton, Kant /5(12). This is a good little book of aphorisms and sayings from the 17th century by the founder of Pennsylvania, the Quaker William Penn. I actually liked the short bio of Penn more than the aphorisms themselves, but there are definitely some gems in here.

The Art of Aphorism. kind of witty generalization about human behavior that Mill considers an aphorism to be is largely absent from Hui’s book.

(So is Mill’s essay on aphorisms.) On the. Aphorisms on Book Reviews A review should summarize the major claims of a book and discuss the author’s methodology. A review should detail the author’s evidence and analyses, as well as the citational community that the author draws upon.

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Aaron Haspel's crisp, curt, cold-eyed aphorisms pack the maximum amount of truth into the minimum amount of space — and do it with elegance and wit. One last question. Well, two questions, really. First, I don’t know of another book about aphorisms.

Your book seems to be unusual in zooming in on aphorisms. Secondly, when we look at the great thinkers and how often they’ve used aphorisms in the history of thought, it’s really strange that people haven’t written more about aphorisms.

An aphorism is a brief saying or phrase that expresses an opinion or makes a statement of wisdom without the flowery language of a proverb. Aphorism comes from a Greek word meaning "definition." The term was first coined by Hippocrates in a work appropriately titled Aphorisms.

Aphorisms are often used to teach a lesson while speaking in plain. Sadly Pook disappeared from the scene, but his teachings live on in this book called The Book of Pook. This website is a complete and well formatted version of The Book of Pook for the smartphone age. Update for audiobook fans: You can now listen to each article using the player at the top of each post.

A summary of Book One: Preface and Aphorisms I–LXXXVI in Francis Bacon's The New Organon. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The New Organon and what it means.

Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Franz Kafka composed aphorisms during two periods in his life. A series of was written between September and Aprilin Zürau, West Bohemia, while Kafka was on a visit to his sister Ottla, hoping for a brief respite following the diagnosis of the tuberculosis virus.

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Aphorism is a statement of truth or opinion expressed in a concise and witty manner. The term is often applied to philosophical, moral, and literary principles. To qualify as an aphorism, it is necessary for a statement to contain a truth revealed in a terse manner.

Aphoristic statements are quoted in writings, as well as in our daily speech. An aphorism (from Greek ἀφορισμός: aphorismos, denoting 'delimitation', 'distinction', and 'definition') is a concise, terse, laconic, or memorable expression of a general truth or principle.

They are often handed down by tradition from generation to generation. The concept is distinct from those of an adage, brocard, chiasmus, epigram, maxim (legal or philosophical), principle.

Aphorisms. In the aphorisms that make up this book, Sri Aurobindo gives pithy and pregnant expression to some of the key ideas of his philosophy and yoga.

Thoughts and Aphorisms was written around Ten aphorisms from the manuscript were published in the monthly review Arya in and as parts of what was later issued as Thoughts and.

Other articles where Aphorismi is discussed: aphorism: was first used in the Aphorisms of Hippocrates, a long series of propositions concerning the symptoms and diagnosis of disease and the art of healing and medicine.

The first aphorism, which serves as a kind of introduction to the book, runs as follows. Front Page.

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Aphorisms By Hippocrates Written B.C.E Translated by Francis Adams. Aphorisms has been divided into the following sections: Section I [17k] Section II [19k] Section III [18k] Section IV [25k] Section V [25k] Section VI [18k] Section VII [24k] Download: A 60k text-only version is available for download.

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In a review of a edition of facsimiles of the Zürau Aphorisms, Friedmann Apel sees wording similar to the later novel The Castle, which seems often to be addressing Kafka's father. He quotes the aphorism printed first in Brod's book: "Der wahre Weg geht über ein Seil, das nicht in der Höhe gespannt ist, sondern knapp über dem : Franz Kafka.

APHORISMS THOUGHTS SAYINGS QUOTES There is only one happiness in life: to love and be loved. George Sand. The only way to read a book of aphorisms without being bored is to open it at random and, having found something that interests you, close the book and meditate.

Prince Charles-Josef de Ligne ( - ) Austrian field marshal and writer.‘It is a book of aphorisms - short, pithy, philosophical nuggets.’ ‘He came to take great pleasure in his craft with words, honing them like his little wood sculptures, dreaming up pithy wisecracks and aphorisms which he collected and displayed in his office.’.APHORISMS THOUGHTS SAYINGS QUOTES There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.

Charles de Montesquieu. The only way to read a book of aphorisms without being bored is to open it at random and, having found something that interests you, close the book and meditate.