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Sample sentences for the GRE study word aphorism

aphorism can be used as a noun

1.I have generally found his lordship's aphorism based on sound foundations. - from My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
2.That is a kind of aphorism such as Pope made in large quantities in the following age. - from English Literature by William J. Long
3.Altogether, the Old Bailey, at that date, was a choice illustration of the precept, that "Whatever is is right" an aphorism that would be as final as it is lazy, did it not include the troublesome consequence, that nothing that ever was, was wrong. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
4.Kama is to be learnt from the Kama Sutra aphorisms on love and from the practice of citizens. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
5.She was in unison with Father Gillenormand while he erected joy into aphorisms and maxims, she exhaled goodness like a perfume. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6.He says that he composed the work after reflecting on the aphorisms of love as revealed by the gods, and studying the opinions of Gonikaputra, Muladeva, Babhravya, Ramtideva, Nundikeshwara and Kshemandra. - from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana
7.Has not some sage said, 'Nothing too much' and another, 'I carry all my effects with me' I have been taught these two aphorisms in Latin and in Greek one is, I believe, from Phaedrus, and the other from Bias. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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