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Aphorism of the Day

This is an archive of every Aphorim of the Day since 2012.

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2024-02-15

tiny.ag/p6sl3kmh  ·   Fair (272 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Marriage is the alliance of two people, one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets.

Ogden Nash, in Love and Hate

2024-02-14

tiny.ag/bleirdyt  ·   Fair (137 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Caution: breathing may be hazardous to your health.

Unknown, in Life and Death

2024-02-13

tiny.ag/0y72zrbp  ·   Fair (107 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is always brave to say what everyone thinks.

Georges Duhamel, in Vice and Virtue

2024-02-12

tiny.ag/ttmfo8x5  ·   Fair (113 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

Lao Tsu, in Work and Recreation

2024-02-11

tiny.ag/8ixk9v6t  ·   Fair (19 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Hoare's Law of Large Problems: Inside every large problem is a small problem struggling to get out.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

2024-02-10

tiny.ag/4ezjejb0  ·   Fair (97 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You are only as wise as others perceive you to be.

M. Shawn Cole, in Wisdom and Ignorance

2024-02-09

tiny.ag/okiuvldz  ·   Fair (145 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail.

Abraham Maslow, in Success and Failure

2024-02-08

tiny.ag/ymq69cki  ·   Fair (115 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.

Voltaire, in Life and Death

2024-02-07

tiny.ag/umjestnq  ·   Fair (817 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A beautiful woman is the hell of the soul, the purgatory of the purse, and the paradise of the eyes.

Fontenelle, in Men and Women

2024-02-06

tiny.ag/d0yrceio  ·   Fair (57 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.

Laurence J. Peter, in Science and Religion