Philosophical aphorisms

In ancient times, the Greeks had to engrave their most profound thoughts in marble: given the difficulty of the task, they had to be concise! This was known as the lapidary style, from lapis, the stone...

Here are some famous aphorisms:
Nothing in excess
Know thyself
You cannot step into the same river twice

It is a fascinating challenge: trying to achieve the universal in a minimum of words... a work on the density of style that every author should practise.

This is a collection of philosophical aphorisms that we recommend reading...

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Poetic philosophy :

Aphorisms at the crossroads of poetry and philosophy

For a moment of relaxation in your philosophy studies!

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Cyril Arnaud

Pirate in philosophy, loves to travel in Terra Incognita!

Founder of the website

Also the author of Axiology 4.0, a work devoted to the philosophy of values.

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