The correct answer is general truth.
B. general truth
The correct answer is (B) General truth; a short pithy maxim; a neatly expressed truth; a terse saying that exemplifies a general truth.
Aphorism comes from French aphorisme, Latin aphorismus, Greek aphorismos (definition).
Examples of use:
- He liked to use aphorisms as a method to impart certain of his beliefs.
- She often cited the aphorism, "God helps those who help themselves."