|All the countries of our globe have been discovered, all the seas have been furrowed: nothing remains to traverse but the heavens.|
|—Aphorism No. 876|
A Thousand Flashes of French Wit, Wisdom, and Wickedness
Collected and Translated by J. De Finod
This small anthology captures the full breadth of the French aphoristic tradition.
NEW YORK: D. APPLETON & Co., 1886
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2011