Quotation Explorer - 'Epigram'

An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly. - Edwin P. Whipple
No Christian and, indeed, no historian could accept the epigram which defines religion as 'what a man does with his solitude.' - C. S. Lewis
words...To lure the tribal shoals to epigram / And order. - Seamus Heaney
It is a frightful satire and an epigram on the modern age that the only use it knows for solitude is to make it a punishment, a jail sentence. - Søren Kierkegaard
A joke is an epigram on the death of a feeling. - Friedrich Nietzsche
To say that war is madness is like saying that sex is madness: true enough, from the standpoint of a stateless eunuch, but merely a provocative epigram for those who must make their arrangements in the world as given. - John Updike
An epigram a day keeps the mind from going astray. - Dr Steven Bottomley
What is an epigram? A dwarfish whole, its body brevity, and wit its soul. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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