Aphorism (noun)

A terse statement of a truth or opinion; a maxim.

Origin:

From the greek word aphorismos, from aphorizein, meaning "to define".

Examples:

  1. The aphorism "less is more" is often used in design.
  2. He is known for his clever aphorisms.
  3. The book is a collection of witty aphorisms.
  4. The aphorism "the early bird catches the worm" emphasizes the importance of punctuality.
  5. The politician's speeches were full of aphorisms.
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