By Donald Patrick Redheffer
The larger you pass, the reduce you reach.
Atheists and theists are bedfellows, for they either presume to know.
An aphorism is a short expression of a fact or sentiment, and whereas volumes were written on existence and loss of life, love and loss, ache and delight, and correct and mistaken, occasionally it's a easy aphorism which may top trap the reality and convey some degree of view, enriching the outdated and bringing anything of the new.
In Aphorisms: short Bursts of fact, writer Donald Patrick Redheffer takes his love of philosophy and poetry and probes the human situation in pursuit of fact anyplace it lies. With over 4 thousand succinct, concise bursts of truth—categorized by way of subject from absolutes, adversity, anticipation, and authority to jogging, climate, why, and wisdom—each aphorism offers a fact that's short and to the purpose, by no means permitting trust or wish to switch the focus.
Explore inside of those uncomplicated marriages of inspiration and language a provocative, occasionally profound, and continuously incomplete mirrored image of truth—for fiction surrounds fact, while aphorisms catch its essence.
My writings come from a place
Enriched by means of middle and mind,
Where one stares into empty space
For hours at a time,
Pursuing the sublime.
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