Aphorisms Galore!

Nathaniel Hawthorne

American author; b. 1804; d. 1864

Aphorisms Attributed to This Aphorist

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Life is made up of marble and mud.

Nathaniel Hawthorne, in Life and Death

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No man who needs a monument ever ought to have one.

Nathaniel Hawthorne, in Success and Failure