Proverb

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  • a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

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  • a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

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Proverb Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A proverb is a wise saying. Many cultures have collections of these, such as the Book of Proverbs in the Old Testament, was said to be written by king Solomon of Israel.



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* A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience. - Miguel de Cervantes

* For not many men, the proverb saith, can love a friend whom fortune prospereth unenvying. - Aeschylus

* A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one. - Lord John Russell


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