Thursday, February 25, 2021

Obvious And Useful

But, perhaps, the excellence of aphorisms consists not so much in the expression of some rare or abstruse sentiment, as in the comprehension of some obvious and useful truth in few words.

-- Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784), British author, linguist, and lexicographer, The Rambler (1750-1752), No. 175 (19 November 1751)

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