I've heard somebody call the person who says something which becomes well known as the author but it doesn't sound right to me.
Is it correct or is there a better word?
It should be appropriate in the sentence
- The famous saying “Every problem is an opportunity in disguise” is attributed to both John Adams and Benjamin Franklin. If I had to bet on one of them, I would go with Benjamin Franklin as the _______.
And preferably in
- Yes, both of them are ________.