Aphorism
~ APHORISM  id+ | CONVINCING GENERALIZATION or PRINCIPLE |  
            note contrastS with  
  see> EPIGRAM see> MAXIM see>  
  etym> the core notion points to DEFINITION 
  gr APHORISTICOS = PITHY SAYING 
     APHORIZEIN     TO DEFINE 
       HORIZEIN     TO SEPARATE 
  note EPIGRAM which stress BREVITY and elegance but not 
       a definition  
  APHORISMS assert and need not be AMUSING 
 
        

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