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





There is hardly any one so insignificant that he does not seem imposing to someone at some time.


Charles Horton Cooley (1864-1929, American sociologist)


No man is much regarded by the rest of the world. He that considers how little he dwells upon the condition of others, will learn how little the attention of others is attracted by himself. While we see multitudes passing before us, of whom perhaps not one appears to deserve our notice or excites our sympathy, we should remember, that we likewise are lost in the same throng, that the eye which happens to glance upon us is turned in a moment on him that follows us, and that the utmost which we can reasonably hope or fear is to fill a vacant hour with prattle, and be forgotten.


Samuel Johnson (1709-1784, British author)


One dog's piss will not pollute the ocean.


French Proverb (Sayings of French origin)


We are merely the stars' tennis balls, struck and bandied which way pleases them.


John Webster (1580-1625, British dramatist)


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