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#  ·  **-- Fair (21 ratings)  ·  submitted Jan '15 (updated 9:10)

This is a test submission, for test purposes. There is nothing for you here. slkwuepygdqx

[aphorist] Test Aphorist, a test comment

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted 12 Mar by [user] Erik_Redding

Everything in life is a metaphor.

[aphorist] Erik Redding, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance and [category] Life and Death

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (28 ratings)  ·  submitted Jan '15 (updated 9:10)

Life is too short to be a strict anything.

[aphorist] Honora Brehm, Came to me spontaneously one morning., in [category] Life and Death and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **** Excellent (4 ratings)  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] WhoKnows (updated 9:10)

If intelligence equals wisdom, and wisdom equals intelligence, then what does that make you?

[aphorist] Who Knows, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted Feb '15 (updated 9:10)

"Sometimes I feel curiosity will be my demise, I mean, curiosity does kill the cat..Well, what can't be quenched is bound to be scratched."

[aphorist] Phillip Simone, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance and [category] Happiness and Misery

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] cwbrown2015daim (updated 9:10)

How can you effectively fight stupidity? The answer is simple: it is not easy.

[aphorist] Carl William Brown, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance and [category] Law and Politics

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] cwbrown2015daim (updated 9:10)

Since stupidity is a monster that you cannot defeat, it is at least pretty amusing trying to fight it.

[aphorist] Carl William Brown, in [category] Art and Literature and [category] Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] xxxciter (updated 9:10)

The truth doesn't mean anything.
It just is.

[aphorist] Werner Erhart, from est keepsake: "If God Had Meant Man to Fly, He Would Have Given Him Wings or: Up to Your Ass in Aphorisms" (©1973), in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance and [category] Altruism and Cynicism

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] xxxciter (updated 9:10)

If you keep saying it
the way it really is,
eventually your word
is law in the universe.

[aphorist] Werner Erhart, from est keepsake: "If God Had Meant Man to Fly, He Would Have Given Him Wings or: Up to Your Ass in Aphorisms" (©1973), in [category] Altruism and Cynicism and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] d.hues (updated 9:10)

Do you declare it is the Truth because you find it is desirable? Or do you declare it is desirable because you find it is the Truth?

[aphorist] d.hues, #157, Aphorisms: Volume One: 1994-2013, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] d.hues (updated 9:10)

Truth cannot be extracted from loopholes!

[aphorist] d.hues, # 802, Aphorisms: Volume One: 1994-2013, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] d.hues (updated 9:10)

Truth needs not protection.

[aphorist] d.hues, # 1128, Aphorisms: Volume One: 1994-2013, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] d.hues (updated 9:10)

The Truth of the ignorant is holey indeed.

[aphorist] d.hues, #1199, Aphorisms: Volume One: 1994-2013, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] d.hues (updated 9:10)

The heart fills the mind with the songs it sings, while the mind fills the heart with cold reason. And the heart that loves above all else Truth shivers with joy.

[aphorist] d.hues, # 1706, Aphorisms: Volume One: 1994-2013, in [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] d.hues (updated 9:10)

Weigh words to weight words.

[aphorist] d.hues, #1441, Aphorisms: Volume One: 1994-2013, in [category] Art and Literature

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] d.hues (updated 9:10)

The wise Artists seeks to not sacrifice the richness of the world at the altar of originality.

[aphorist] d.hues, #3370, Aphorisms: Volume One: 1994-2013, in [category] Art and Literature

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] d.hues (updated 9:10)

Art is the idea raped by actualization.

[aphorist] d.hues, #3132, Aphorisms: Volume One: 1994-2013, in [category] Art and Literature

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] d.hues (updated 9:10)

To ride the waves of Time, the Artist must show more than is said and say more than is known.

[aphorist] d.hues, #3744, Aphorisms: Volume One: 1994-2013, in [category] Art and Literature

Comment#  ·  *--- Poor (one rating)  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] d.hues (updated 9:10)

Words are weighted by their associations. The lazy will use words regardless of their associations, blaming others for assuming more than what was said; while the sophisticated will select words based on their associations, thus saying always more than what was said.

[aphorist] d.hues, #3869, Aphorisms: Volume One: 1994-2013, in [category] Art and Literature and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  ---- Unrated  ·  submitted Feb '15 by [user] d.hues (updated 9:10)

There is no secret joy lurking in the bottomless pit of our appetites.

[aphorist] d.hues, #3746, Aphorisms: Volume One: 1994-2013, in [category] Happiness and Misery and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

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