A Quote by George Eliot on aphorisms, character, and destiny

'Character," says Novalis, in one of his questionable aphorisms - character is destiny'.

George Eliot (1819 - 1880)

Source: The Mill on the Floss

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A Quote by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche on aphorisms and mountains

In the mountains the shortest way is from peak to peak: but for that, one must have long legs. Aphorisms should be peaks.

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on aphorisms and wisdom

APHORISM, n. Predigested wisdom.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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