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An aphorism can never be the whole truth; it is either a half-truth or a truth-and-a-half.
Aphorisms and Epigrams
Karl Kraus

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An epigram is a flashlight of a truth; a witticism, truth laughing at itself.
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Minna Antrim

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An epigram is only a wisecrack that's played at Carnegie Hall.
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Oscar Levant

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Anyone can tell the truth, but only very few of us can make epigrams.
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W. Somerset Maugham

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Epigrams succeed where epics fail.
Aphorisms and Epigrams
Persian Proverb

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He had a wonderful talent for packing thought close, and rendering it portable.
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Thomas B. Macaulay

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He would stab his best friend for the sake of writing an epigram on his tombstone.
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Oscar Wilde

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There are aphorisms that, like airplanes, stay up only while they are in motion.
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Vladimir Nabokov

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun