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If with the literate I am
Impelled to try an epigram,
I never seek to take the credit;
We all assume that Oscar said it.

Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) American writer
‘A Pig’s-Eye View of Literature: Oscar Wilde,” Life (2 Jun 1927)
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Reprinted in Sunset Gun (1928).
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Our live experiences, fixed in aphorisms, stiffen into cold epigram. Our heart’s blood, as we write with it, turns to mere dull ink.

F. H. Bradley (1846-1924) British idealist philosopher [Francis Herbert Bradley]
Aphorisms (1930)
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Added on 12-Dec-17 | Last updated 12-Dec-17
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Somewhere in the world there is an epigram for every dilemma.

Hendrik Willem van Loon (1882-1944) Dutch-American historian and journalist
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Added on 11-Dec-15 | Last updated 11-Dec-15
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