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Aphorisms on man

Johann Caspar Lavater

Aphorisms on man

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Published by Printed by William Spotswood in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • Aphorisms and apothegms -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated from the original manuscript of the Rev. John Casper Lavater ...
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    ContributionsMarian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)
    LC ClassificationsPT2392.L2 A3 1790b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 100 p. ;
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL290093M
    LC Control Number97194398

    4 - Fine Aphorisms, Proverbs & Philosophical Quotes Contents Proverbs of NORTH AMERICA 8 Native North Americans 9 Eskimo 11 Amish 13 Old American West 14 United States 16 Famous quotations 22 Proverbs of SOUTH AMERICA 23 Argentina 24 Colombia 25 Mexico 26 Peru 27 Proverbs of ASIA 28 China 29 Tibet Province of China 34 India 36 Japan 38 Mongolia.

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All for one and one for all. Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes. Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. This is a good little book of aphorisms and sayings from the 17th century by the founder of Pennsylvania, the Quaker William Penn.

I actually liked the short bio of Penn more than the aphorisms themselves, but there are definitely some gems in here. A man’s belief system is a miracle of construction, apparently rickety and jerry-built, yet sturdy enough to withstand the introduction of a new fact or idea without being altered or disturbed.

Some aphorisms that appear in the book will not appear here, and many that appear here will not appear in the book. But if I was a betting man. Aphorisms on man. Translated from the original manuscript of the Rev. John Caspar Lavater, citizen of Zuric. Fifth edition. book.

Read reviews from world /5. Genre/Form: Aphorisms and Proverbs Early works Early works to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lavater, Johann Caspar, Aphorisms on man. “Almost all books of aphorisms, which have ever acquired a reputation, have retained it,” John Stuart Mill wrote inaphoristically—that is to say, with a neat if slightly dubious finality.

First posted May We're told that Blake found impressive this book by Johann Kaspar Blake's annotations we observe that he a had a strong positive opinion of it.

Blake's Annotations on this Lavater's Aphorisms on Man are available in Erdman's The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake in the section called Marginalia beginning on page Author: Larry Clayton. "Aphorisms should be short in words and long in wisdom." A dog is a man's best friend.

A fool and his money are soon parted. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds. Don't judge a book by its cover. Don't kill the goose that lays the golden eggs. A summary of Book One: Preface and Aphorisms I–LXXXVI in Francis Bacon's The New Organon.

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Genre/Form: Early works Early works to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lavater, Johann Caspar, Aphorisms on man. London, Printed by T. Bensley for J. Johnson,   A few years ago, through the graces of an independent press, I put out a book of is, a collection of brief, disconnected, somewhat philosophical : James Guida.

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How to use aphorism in a sentence. Did You Know. The Publication Date of Lavater’s Aphorisms on Man. by Richard J. Schroyer. William Blake’s annotated copy of the first English edition of J. Lavater’s Aphorisms on Man (tr.

Fuseli, pub. Johnson) 1 ↤ 1 I wish to express my thanks to the authorities of the Huntington Library, San Marino, California, for supplying me with a microfilm of Blake’s copy of Lavater’s. Francis Bacon: First Book of Aphorisms and Second Book of Aphorisms This text is part of the Internet Modern History Sourcebook.

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who blafphemes a. book, a work of art, or perhaps a man, of nine-and-thirty good and but one bad quality, and calls. In the ‘author’s note’ to his most recent book of aphorisms, Quick, Georg e Murray describes aphorisms as “poetic essences” or “poems without all the poetry getting in the way.” “With an aphorism,” he writes, “I am trying to convey a poetic idea, or a moment of epiphany in the most economical way possible, but without losing the elegance and solidity of the well-crafted.

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The following aphorisms had their origin in. The Novum Organum, fully Novum Organum, sive indicia vera de Interpretatione Naturae ("New organon, or true directions concerning the interpretation of nature"), is a philosophical work by Francis Bacon, written in Latin and published in The title is a reference to Aristotle's work Organon, which was his treatise on logic and Novum Organum, Bacon details a new system of Author: Francis Bacon.

In the aphorisms that make up this book, Sri Aurobindo gives pithy and pregnant expression to some of the key ideas of his philosophy and yoga. Thoughts and Aphorisms was written around Ten aphorisms from the manuscript were published in the monthly review Arya in and as parts of what was later issued as Thoughts and Glimpses.

"A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within, more than the luster of the firmament of bards and sages." -listen to your own ideas rather than those of the people who are supposed to have the right ideas.

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