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Aphorism of the Day

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

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2010-11-03

tiny.ag/1wskdikh  ·   Fair (282 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Plato was a bore.

Friedrich Nietzsche, in Life and Death

2010-10-16

tiny.ag/ihlpkath  ·   Fair (99 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.

Napoleon, in Law and Politics

2010-08-31

tiny.ag/dyq1q946  ·   Fair (123 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you give me six lines written by the most honest man, I will find something in them to hang him.

Cardinal Richelieu, in Vice and Virtue

2010-08-05

tiny.ag/gam5ctee  ·   Fair (58 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If it weren't for lawyers, we wouldn't need them.

A. K. Griffin, in Law and Politics

2010-07-14

tiny.ag/d1etleqn  ·   Fair (843 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

It is not the bad times on which we should dwell, it is only poison to the mind and soul. We shall rise up after we fall, and continue to go on -- dwelling on the good, high-spirited times of our lives.

Austin Holmes, in Happiness and Misery

2010-06-20

tiny.ag/kzayik2y  ·   Fair (47 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation, for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company.

George Washington, in Success and Failure

2010-05-26

tiny.ag/xw6wlcfo  ·   Fair (70 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life's a bitch, and life's got lots of sisters.

Ross Presser, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

2010-05-18

tiny.ag/yvhq4tf0  ·   Fair (71 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The essence of true friendship is to make allowances for another's little lapses.

David Storey, in Love and Hate

2010-04-17

tiny.ag/w06shyav  ·   Fair (79 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of real liberty.

Henry M. Robert, in Law and Politics

2010-04-05

tiny.ag/vdvrew4w  ·   Fair (232 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Pardo's First Postulate: Anything good in life is either illegal, immoral, or fattening.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue