Aphorisms: Brief Bursts of Truth by Donald Patrick Redheffer PDF

By Donald Patrick Redheffer

merely the priceless benefit abuse.
The better you pass, the decrease you reach.
Atheists and theists are bedfellows, for they either presume to know.
An aphorism is a short expression of a fact or sentiment, and whereas volumes were written on existence and demise, love and loss, discomfort and enjoyment, and correct and incorrect, occasionally it's a uncomplicated aphorism that may most sensible seize the reality and show some degree of view, enriching the outdated and bringing whatever of the new.
In Aphorisms: short Bursts of fact, writer Donald Patrick Redheffer takes his love of philosophy and poetry and probes the human in pursuit of fact at any place it lies. With over 4 thousand succinct, concise bursts of truth—categorized through subject from absolutes, adversity, anticipation, and authority to jogging, climate, why, and wisdom—each aphorism presents a fact that's short and to the purpose, by no means permitting trust or wish to swap the focus.
Explore inside of those easy marriages of concept and language a provocative, occasionally profound, and continuously incomplete mirrored image of truth—for fiction surrounds fact, while aphorisms seize its essence.
My writings come from a place
Enriched through middle and mind,
Where one stares into empty space
For hours at a time,
Pursuing the sublime.

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