An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





Thomas Jefferson -- still surv…


John Adams (1735-1826, American President (2nd))


Courage! I have shown it for years.  Think you I shall lose it at the moment when my sufferings are to end?


Marie Antoinette (1755-1793 French Queen)


Now comes the mystery.


Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887, American preacher, orator, writer)


Friends applaud, the comedy is over.


Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827, German composer)


I don't feel good.


Luther Burbank (1849-1926, American horticulturist)


The fog is rising.


Emily Dickinson (1830-1886, American poet)


My work is done why wait.


George Eastman


Turn up the lights. I don't want to go home in the dark.


O. Henry (1862-1910, American writer)


More light!


Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832, German poet, dramatist, novelist)


I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark.


Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679, British philosopher)


Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees.


Stonewall Jackson


This is the fourth?


Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826, American President (3rd))


Let the tent be struck.


Robert E. Lee (1807-1870, American confederate army commander)


Drink to me.


Pablo Picasso (1881-1973, Spanish artist)


Lord, let me live until I die.


Will Rogers (1879-1935, American humorist, actor)


Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius.  Will you remember to pay the debt?


Socrates (BC 469-399, Greek philosopher of Athens)


What is the answer?… [Silence]… In that case, what is the question?


Gertrude Stein (1874-1946, American author)


Don't let it end like this. Tell them I said something. [Last words of Pancho Villa]


Pancho Villa (1877-1923, Mexican revolutionary)


It is well, I die hard, but I am not afraid to go.


George Washington (1732-1799, American President (1st))


Go away, I'm all right!


H.G. Wells (1866-1946, British-born American author)


The best of it is, God is with us.


John Wesley (1703-1791, British preacher, founder of Methodism)


And now, I am dying beyond my means. [Sipping champagne on his deathbed]


Oscar Wilde (1856-1900, British author, wit)


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