Translation of "aphorism" - English-Spanish dictionary

aphorism

noun uk /ˈæf.ə.rɪ.zəm/ us /ˈæf.ɚ.ɪ.zəm/

a short clever saying that is intended to express a general truth

aforismo
Oscar Wilde was famous for such aphorisms as ‘Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes’.

(Translation of “aphorism” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)