Ifferisms: An Anthology Of Aphorisms That Begin With The Word "IF"
Ifferisms: An Anthology of Aphorisms That Begin with the Word "IF"
Perfect for linguaphiles and lovers of quotes, Ifferisms is a lively compendium of wit, wisdom, and wordplay from Dr. Mardy Grothe, author of I Never Metaphor I Didn’t Like, Viva La Repartee, and Oxymoronica. A collection of aphorisms—pithy observations that communicate some kind of truth about the human experience—Ifferisms contains those that begin with “if.” From “If life hands you lemons, make lemonade” to “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” the sayings in Ifferisms demonstrate how hypothetical thinking helps people contemplate their lives.
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If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
If you do not tell the truth about yourself, you cannot tell it about other people.
If you can't be kind, at least be vague.
An aphorism is a pithy observation that attempts to communicate a truth about the human experience, often with a dash of wit. History's greatest thinkers and writers have viewed the aphorism as a potent...