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Categories: Adages, Literature, Articles with short description, Cultural anthropology, Jewish texts
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proverb  adage  saw  byword  maxim
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A condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people WordNet 3.0
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A condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
An adage is a memorable and usually philosophical aphorism that communicates an important truth derived from experience, custom, or both, and that many people consider true and credible because of its longeval tradition, i.e. being handed down generation to generation, or memetic replication. Wikipedia
A proverb is a simple, traditional saying that expresses a perceived truth based on common sense or experience. Wikipedia
A saw is an old saying or commonly repeated phrase or idea; a conventional wisdom. Wikipedia
A simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, which expresses a truth based on common sense or practical experience Wikipedia Disambiguation
Simple and concrete saying popularly known and repeated. Wikipedia Disambiguation
An old proverb or maxim Wikipedia Disambiguation
Short, philosophical, memorable saying Wikidata
Saying that gives advice, usually as a metaphor Wikidata
Type of saying or proverb, particularly ones based an superstition Wikidata
A wise saying or proverb. OmegaWiki
A widely known, fixed sentence, that expresses a maxim or a wisdom in a short and concise way. OmegaWiki
An old saying which has been overused or considered a cliché; a trite maxim. Wiktionary
A proverb or proverbial expression, common saying; a frequently used word or phrase. Wiktionary
A phrase expressing a basic truth which may be applied to common situations. Wiktionary
Phrase expressing a basic truth. Wiktionary (translation)
A saying or proverb. Wiktionary
Saying or proverb. Wiktionary (translation)
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Old saw. Wiktionary