What am I referring to.
Picture of Benjamin Franklin and a caption that says «Aphorist Extraordinaire»
Interestingly enough, this saying was initially intended as a compliment.
The original saying was, Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.
But there’s no certain magic to sprinkling aphorisms into your writing.
How do aphorisms differ from adages and proverbs.
Brevity is the key.
It’s better safe than sorry, right.
But Yoda isn’t having it.
We’ve all probably had to learn that the hard way.
The origins of this saying are open for debate, but it’s primarily attributed to Abraham Lincoln.
Now you might be asking.
As they say, Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
The term aphorism originates from late Latin aphorismus and Greek aphorismos.
20 Aphorism Examples
Don’t count on things that haven’t happened yet because something unexpected could occur.