These are but "apophthegms" too trivial, it may be thought, to find a place in history.
Yahya, who died on March 30, 872, had a very graceful turn for apophthegms.
These apophthegms are brief and unelaborate but indisputable.
I could give half a dozen instances from his Apophthegms only.
Such sententious remarks as “Knowledge is Power” are apophthegms.
But his brief ...