– Aphorisms – Letter R –
An alphabetically arranged collection of common and not-so-common Aphorisms in English. Many Aphorisms (commonly referred to as known as “Sayings”) have slightly different forms and interpretations, depending on region, back-ground, and who is saying them, the ones here are listed in the most commonly used forms or where added by request.
- “Act In Haste, Repent At Leisure” – This Aphorism can also be classified as an Interjection, a Proverb, or a Saying, which is used to mean that: if one does something quickly and without caring about the quality or outcome (to act in haste), then he or she will feel very bad or entirely un-satisfied about it later (repent in leisure) and will most likely have to do “it” over. – (See Also: “Haste Makes Waste“) –
- “The Best Revenge Is Living Well” – This is an Aphorism a Saying, and a Proverb which can also be used as an Interjection to express that one should not think about getting “revenge” against someone, but instead to “live well” – To find out more, read the whole blog post. –
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