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A prezi on the word Aphorism for a Language Arts presentation. :D

Nickzad Rafieha

on 22 October 2012

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Transcript of APHORISM

What's an Aphorism? APHORISMS! An Aphorism is a concise and efficient way to tell a truth, a belief, or an opinion. Every penny counts The early bird gets the worm Still Don't get it? Maybe some examples will help. When life gives you lemons,
you make lemonade Common used Aphorisms Meaning: If you keep on doing the same the thing over and over again, you will always get the same results. Aphorism quotes - Benjamin Franklin "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush." "Your children need your presence more than your presents." - Jesse Jackson "Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines." Two heads are better than one. "Oh yes, the past can hurt. But, you can either run from it or, learn from it." "In order to be a hero, what it will only take is to think of others, too." "We have nothing to fear but Fear itself." What goes up, must come down. "It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." - FDR - Captain America, in the Avengers - Professor Dumbledore - Rafiki, from The Lion King 1. Be
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5. Have a James Geary's "Five Laws of Aphorisms" "A penny saved is a penny earned." "Lost time is never found again." "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." - Albert Einstein What goes around comes around. - Steven Wright precept
A.K.A... "Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former." adageaxiommaxim
moral “Everything has to come to an end, sometime.”
- L. Frank Baum, The Marvelous Land of Oz a terse saying embodying a general truth, or astute observation DICTIONARY DEFINITION noun [af-uh-riz-uhm]
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