The word aphorism (literally "distinction" or "definition", from the Greek: ἀφορισμός, aphorismós ap-horizein "from-to bound") denotes an original thought, spoken or written in a laconic and easily memorable form — [Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aphorism)

A collection of aphorisms, sourced and unsourced.

Some days the soil is hard, some days the plough is dull, the ox are listless on some. If you want a chance at having a harvest at the end of the season, you need to show up and do your job.