Apothegms are portable wisdom, the quintessential extracts of thought and feelings.
A self-balancing, 28-jointed adaptor-based biped; an electro-chemical reduction plant, integral with segregated stowages of special energy extracts in storage batteries, for subsequent actuation of thousands of hydraulic and pneumatic pumps, with motors attached; 62,000 miles of capillaries.... - R. Buckminster Fuller
He read me extracts from a medical journal describing the progress of a staphylococcus aureus infection. And then he pleasured me with a potato. - Grant Morrison