Aphorisms Galore!


An aphorist is, of course, someone who coins aphorisms. Aphorisms Galore! has hundreds of aphorists in its collection. Some are historical, some contemporary; some are famous, some obscure. Some of them are Aphorisms Galore! users, some are not.


"Fats" Domino

real name Antoine Domino, Jr.; American musician; b. 1928; d. 2017

Nathaniel Hawthorne

American author; b. 1804; d. 1864


Ancient Greek philosopher; b. 341 BCE; d. 270 BCE

Mark Van Doren

American author and university professor; b. 1894; d. 1972

John Dryden

English poet and translator; b. 1631; d. 1700

Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower

Russian-born French grand master of chess; b. 1887; d. 1956

Charlie Chaplin

English comedian and filmmaker; b. 1889; d. 1977

Herbert Prochnow

American banker and author; b. 1897; d. 1998

Evelyn Waugh

English author; b. 1903; d. 1966