The Joy of Aphorisms and Why Type A's Love Chinese Proverbs

"Aphorisms are literature’s hand luggage. Light and compact, they fit easily into the overhead compartment of your brain and contain everything you need to get through a rough day at the office or a dark night of the soul."

I love quotes. Check out this love letter to aphorisms in the International Herald Tribune, and then head over to Slate and get a humorous take by Daniel Gross on why Type A’s love using Chinese Proverbs (and how they lighten up any PowerPoint).

By the way, I track good quotes on the web at my del.icio.us tag: quotes

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