No Woman is Allergic to Diamonds
The so-called "Intelligentsia" call them "aphorism", but they are much better known as one-liners, wisdoms, proverbs, quotable quotes, and so on.
They are a form of creativity far above creative writing; they are a form of "creative thinking". They come natural to most persons whose brains have not been stunted by too much brain-washing called education; they can be learned by anybody willing to tap and develop their dormant thoughts.
Composing them can be very "soul" satisfying. Writing them can become a delightful hobby.
No matter what you call them, each one offers a penetrating insight into the foibles of the people and society that surround you. If you study one a day, even briefly, you will gain the equivalent of a doctorate in wisdom. Sorry, I retract that statement. I've known too many arrogant Ph.D.'s who were nothing more than learned fools.
So I should have said, you will gain the wisdom of that extremely rare entity - a wise person. You may even begin to understand yourself. You may even begin to understand your spouse. It has been done.
Some readers might find this book has an anti-feminist tinge. But I am far from being an anti-feminist.
Some of my best friends are women. This sentence reveals one of the tricks of writing aphorisms. Simply take a well-known saying and change only one word. The original saying was: Some of my best friends are...