Word "ADAGE" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
Synonyms:
byword, proverb, saw

Crossword Clues for ADAGE

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Clue Source Date
Wise words LA Times Daily 11 Sep 2022
"A stitch in time saves nine," e.g Family Time 05 Sep 2022
Wise words Thomas Joseph 27 Jun 2022
Saw Wall Street Journal 25 Jun 2022
Saw Thomas Joseph 25 Jun 2022
Saw Thomas Joseph 16 Jun 2022
Saw Canadiana 06 Jun 2022
Saw Thomas Joseph 02 Jun 2022
Old saw The Guardian Quick 28 May 2022
Saw Wall Street Journal 26 May 2022
Wise saying Thomas Joseph 23 May 2022
Saw a series of letters from Baghdad agent The Telegraph Cryptic 16 May 2022
Maxim Eugene Sheffer 21 Apr 2022
Wise saying Thomas Joseph 18 Apr 2022
One may become a cliché LA Times Daily 10 Apr 2022
One may become a cliché The Washington Post 10 Apr 2022
Pithy saying The Washington Post 25 Mar 2022
Pithy saying LA Times Daily 25 Mar 2022
Old saying USA Today 18 Mar 2022
"Money talks," e.g Universal 12 Mar 2022
Words of wisdom Wall Street Journal 05 Mar 2022
'A penny saved ... ' is one The Washington Post 22 Feb 2022
"A penny saved ... " is one LA Times Daily 22 Feb 2022
Saw notice ahead of time The Times Cryptic 18 Feb 2022
'Brevity is the soul of wit,' for one USA Today 05 Feb 2022
"Time is money," e.g Universal 27 Jan 2022
"Better late than never," e.g Universal 12 Jan 2022
Maxim Thomas Joseph 07 Jan 2022
Old saying USA Today 07 Jan 2022
Maxim Eugene Sheffer 01 Jan 2022
'Better safe than sorry,' for example USA Today 19 Dec 2021
Proverb, saying The Times Concise 14 Dec 2021
"There's no such thing as a free lunch," e.g LA Times Daily 06 Dec 2021
Axiom or maxim The Telegraph Quick 21 Nov 2021
Saw Wall Street Journal 11 Nov 2021
Wise words Thomas Joseph 03 Nov 2021
Wise saying Thomas Joseph 12 Oct 2021
"Accidents will happen," e.g LA Times Daily 10 Oct 2021
'Accidents will happen,' e.g The Washington Post 10 Oct 2021
Old maxim Newsday 04 Oct 2021
"Haste makes waste," e.g Universal 25 Sep 2021
"The unexamined life is not worth living," e.g Universal 05 Sep 2021
Wise words Thomas Joseph 04 Sep 2021
Old saying The Times Concise 06 Aug 2021
Saw Bill cycle The Telegraph Toughie 28 Jul 2021
“Practice makes perfect,” e.g Wall Street Journal 20 Jul 2021
Pithy saying Newsday 18 Jul 2021
"The early bird gets the worm," e.g Universal 09 Jul 2021
Saw The Washington Post 09 Jul 2021
Saw LA Times Daily 09 Jul 2021
'Words have consequences,' e.g The Washington Post 27 Jun 2021
"Words have consequences," e.g LA Times Daily 27 Jun 2021
'Curiosity killed the cat,' e.g New York Times 23 Jun 2021
Wise words Newsday 22 May 2021
"Too many cooks spoil the broth," e.g Universal 20 May 2021
Words of wisdom The Washington Post 30 Apr 2021
Maxim Eugene Sheffer 30 Apr 2021
Words of wisdom LA Times Daily 30 Apr 2021
Old saying Universal 29 Apr 2021
'Opposites attract,' for one New York Times 10 Apr 2021
Proverb; old saying The Times Concise 07 Apr 2021
'No man is an island,' for example USA Today 03 Apr 2021
Oft-quoted saying Newsday 01 Apr 2021
Old maxim Newsday 30 Mar 2021
Saw a daughter getting silver, second in heptathlon The Telegraph Cryptic 22 Mar 2021
'Measure twice, cut once,' e.g USA Today 21 Mar 2021
Saw Canadiana 08 Mar 2021
'What goes up must come down,' e.g New York Times 08 Mar 2021
Saw woman e.g. heading west The Sun Two Speed 05 Mar 2021
Proverb The Sun Two Speed 05 Mar 2021
Saying The Telegraph Quick 04 Mar 2021
Traditional saying USA Today 01 Mar 2021
Saw Thomas Joseph 12 Feb 2021
Wise old saying Irish Times Simplex 01 Feb 2021
Wise saying Thomas Joseph 25 Jan 2021
"Opposites attract," e.g LA Times Daily 20 Jan 2021
'Opposites attract,' e.g The Washington Post 20 Jan 2021
Proverb The Telegraph Quick 21 Dec 2020
Saw Wall Street Journal 10 Dec 2020
Maxim The Telegraph Quick 14 Nov 2020
'Look before you leap,' e.g The Washington Post 01 Nov 2020
"Look before you leap," e.g LA Times Daily 01 Nov 2020
Wise words Thomas Joseph 21 Oct 2020
'Time flies,' e.g USA Today 24 Sep 2020
Saw inside Baghdad agency The Sun Two Speed 08 Sep 2020
Time-honored words The Washington Post 09 Aug 2020
Time-honored words LA Times Daily 09 Aug 2020
"Opposites attract," for one LA Times Daily 25 Jun 2020
'Opposites attract,' for one The Washington Post 25 Jun 2020
"Measure twice, cut once," e.g Universal 12 Jun 2020
Proverb used by Conrad, a genius The Sun Two Speed 11 Jun 2020
Maxim The Sun Two Speed 11 Jun 2020
Traditional maxim Newsday 03 Jun 2020
"Love conquers all," for example Universal 29 May 2020
'Better safe than sorry' is one USA Today 23 May 2020
There are two pennies in a classic one The Washington Post 22 May 2020
There are two pennies in a classic one LA Times Daily 22 May 2020
Saw a daughter mature The Telegraph Cryptic 04 May 2020
Saw LA Times Daily 10 Apr 2020
Saw The Washington Post 10 Apr 2020
Maxim used in skinhead agenda The Sun Two Speed 09 Apr 2020
A modern one is "Tweet in haste, repent at leisure" The New Yorker 06 Apr 2020
Saw some Canada geese The Sun Two Speed 31 Mar 2020
'Birds of a feather flock together,' e.g The Washington Post Sunday 15 Mar 2020
'Waste not, want not,' e.g New York Times 15 Mar 2020
Wise saying Newsday 16 Feb 2020
Saying New York Times 13 Feb 2020
Saying
"Curiosity killed the cat," e.g.
"Time is money," e.g.
'Time is money,' e.g USA Today 27 Dec 2019
Sampler wisdom LA Times Daily 11 Dec 2019
Sampler wisdom The Washington Post 11 Dec 2019
Sage words Wall Street Journal 30 Nov 2019
"Fish and visitors stink after three days," for one
'Fish and visitors stink after three days,' for one New York Times 21 Nov 2019
''Time is money,'' e.g Newsday 17 Nov 2019
Maxim New York Times 23 Oct 2019
Maxim
"Time is money," e.g LA Times Daily 21 Oct 2019
'Time is money,' e.g The Washington Post 21 Oct 2019
Wise saying Premier Sunday 20 Oct 2019
Saying Universal 18 Sep 2019
Saw an American lawyer for example rebuffed The Telegraph Toughie 17 Sep 2019
Terse truth Newsday 13 Sep 2019
'Don't judge a book by its cover,' for instance New York Times 03 Sep 2019
Saw woman for example headed west The Sun Two Speed 18 Aug 2019
Pithy saying Newsday 18 Aug 2019
"Better late than never," e.g LA Times Daily 13 Aug 2019
'Better late than never,' e.g The Washington Post 13 Aug 2019
Bit of wisdom The Washington Post Sunday 11 Aug 2019
Longstanding observation Newsday 10 Aug 2019
Wise words The Washington Post 01 Aug 2019
Wise words LA Times Daily 01 Aug 2019
Maxim The Washington Post 31 Jul 2019
Maxim LA Times Daily 31 Jul 2019
'Know thyself,' e.g USA Today 28 Jul 2019
Word from the Latin for ''I say'' Newsday 27 Jul 2019
'Great minds think alike,' e.g The Washington Post 14 Jul 2019
"Great minds think alike," e.g LA Times Daily 14 Jul 2019
'Safety first,' e.g USA Today 13 Jul 2019
Old saying Newsday 25 Jun 2019
Old saw Universal 23 Jun 2019
'Better late than never,' e.g USA Today 13 Jun 2019
Popular saying Universal 16 May 2019
Wise truism Premier Sunday 28 Apr 2019
Old saw LA Times Daily 18 Apr 2019
Old saw The Washington Post 18 Apr 2019
Saying The Washington Post 24 Mar 2019
Saying LA Times Daily 24 Mar 2019
Words to live by New York Times 23 Feb 2019
Word from the wise LA Times Daily 12 Feb 2019
Word from the wise The Washington Post 12 Feb 2019
Wise saying Wall Street Journal 22 Jan 2019
Saw
Old saw
Saying
"Safety first," e.g.
"Don't judge a book by its cover," for instance
"Know thyself," e.g.
"Time is money," e.g.
Wise saying
"Better late than never," e.g.
"Better late than never," e.g.
"Time is money," e.g.
Saying
Wise words
"Time flies," e.g.
"Great minds think alike," e.g.
Words to live by
Old saw
Maxim
Word from the wise
Popular saying
Proverb helping to make Conrad a genius The Sun Two Speed 11 Dec 2018
Proverb used in Nevada generally The Sun Two Speed 28 Nov 2018
"Waste not, want not," for one Universal 06 Nov 2018
Maxim Thomas Joseph 24 Oct 2018
'Poor Richard's Almanack' bit USA Today 19 Oct 2018
'Eat, drink and be merry,' e.g USA Today 14 Oct 2018
Many a line from Benjamin Franklin New York Times 12 Oct 2018
Tried-and-true saying Universal 19 Sep 2018
'A penny saved is a penny earned,' e.g Wall Street Journal 08 Sep 2018
"Look before you leap," for one Universal 02 Sep 2018
Bit of folk wisdom USA Today 01 Sep 2018
Proverb from Armada gentlemen The Sun Two Speed 24 Aug 2018
Poor Richard gem Universal 19 Aug 2018
Maxim Newsday 06 Aug 2018
Proverb from road agent The Sun Two Speed 01 Jul 2018
Wise saying Universal 22 Jun 2018
'Love is blind,' e.g USA Today 08 Jun 2018
Old saying of publicity era The Telegraph Toughie 22 May 2018
Traditional saying Newsday 16 May 2018
Instructive saying Newsday 10 May 2018
Old saying Thomas Joseph 09 May 2018
Proverb from Canada geese The Sun Two Speed 03 May 2018
Maxim Universal 20 Apr 2018
Pithy bit of wisdom The Washington Post Sunday 01 Apr 2018
"Opposites attract" is one USA Today 27 Feb 2018
Proverb Wall Street Journal 24 Feb 2018
Byword The Sun Two Speed 06 Feb 2018
Saying American lawyer is in time The Sun Two Speed 06 Feb 2018
Old saw? Canadiana 29 Jan 2018
Time-honored saying Wall Street Journal 09 Jan 2018
"A penny saved is a penny earned," e.g.
Many a line from Benjamin Franklin
"Poor Richard's Almanack" bit
"Opposites attract" is one
"Love is blind," e.g.
"Eat, drink and be merry," e.g.
Bit of folk wisdom
Saw
Wise saying
Tried-and-true saying
Poor Richard gem
Maxim
"Waste not, want not," for one
"Look before you leap," for one
"Stupid is as stupid does," e.g USA Today 24 Dec 2017
"Many hands make light work," e.g Universal 10 Nov 2017
Saw New York Times 09 Nov 2017
Old saying Premier Sunday 29 Oct 2017
Proverb The Times Concise 10 Oct 2017
Proverb Universal 04 Oct 2017
'Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit,' e.g The Washington Post 04 Sep 2017
"Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit," e.g LA Times Daily 04 Sep 2017
"Clothes make the man," e.g Universal 06 Aug 2017
Pearl of wisdom Wall Street Journal 11 Jul 2017
Condensed, memorable saying Universal 05 Jul 2017
"A closed mouth gathers no foot," e.g Universal 12 May 2017
"Poor Richard's Almanack" bit USA Today 16 Apr 2017
Apothegm New York Times 02 Apr 2017
"Haste makes waste," e.g LA Times Daily 06 Mar 2017
'Haste makes waste,' e.g The Washington Post 06 Mar 2017
'Money talks,' say The Chronicle of Higher Education 27 Jan 2017
"Money talks," say
"Haste makes waste," e.g.
"Better a witty fool, than a foolish wit," e.g.
Apothegm
Saw
Maxim Premier Sunday 01 Jan 2017
"A closed mouth gathers no foot," e.g.
"Clothes make the man," e.g.
"Many hands make light work," e.g.
Condensed, memorable saying
Proverb
"Stupid is as stupid does," e.g.
Old saying; proverb The Times Concise 27 Dec 2016
"Love is blind," is one Family Time 12 Dec 2016
Wise saying USA Today 04 Nov 2016
Poor Richard pronouncement Newsday 27 Oct 2016
Proverb LA Times Daily 25 Oct 2016
Bit of wisdom The Washington Post 17 Oct 2016
'Poor Richard's Almanack' offering New York Times 09 Oct 2016
Aphorism Wall Street Journal 03 Oct 2016
"What goes around, comes around," e.g Universal 11 Sep 2016
'Look before you leap,' e.g New York Times 07 Sep 2016
"Love is blind," e.g Universal 06 Sep 2016
'Every dog has its day,' e.g Wall Street Journal 06 Sep 2016
"Money talks," e.g USA Today 14 Aug 2016
Timeworn truism Wall Street Journal 05 Aug 2016
"Two wrongs don't make a right," e.g Universal 13 Jul 2016
Saw; proverb The Telegraph Quick 27 Jun 2016
Aphorism Newsday 26 Jun 2016
"Time is money," e.g Universal 01 Jun 2016
"Time flies," e.g Universal 06 May 2016
Words of wisdom USA Today 06 May 2016
"Time is money," e.g USA Today 05 May 2016
Truism Newsday 22 Apr 2016
Often-quoted line Universal 10 Apr 2016
Proverb Newsday 31 Mar 2016
Saw a duke decline The Telegraph Cryptic 23 Feb 2016
Saying 'Gadzooks!', ace relapses The Telegraph Toughie 23 Feb 2016
"A stitch in time saves nine," e.g USA Today 06 Feb 2016
Saw commercial article, as an example, being sent back The Telegraph Toughie 05 Jan 2016
"Money talks," e.g.
"Time is money," e.g.
"Two wrongs don't make a right," e.g.
"What goes around, comes around," e.g.
"Look before you leap," e.g.
Proverb
Words of wisdom Newsday 01 Jan 2016
"Poor Richard's Almanack" offering
Words of wisdom
Wise saying
"A stitch in time saves nine," e.g.
Timeworn words New York Times 06 Dec 2015
Oft-quoted saying USA Today 03 Dec 2015
Memorable maxim The Washington Post 24 Nov 2015
"Measure twice, cut once," e.g USA Today 23 Nov 2015
What may follow 'they say' New York Times 20 Nov 2015
Old saying, proverb The Times Concise 13 Nov 2015
"Haste makes waste," for one USA Today 03 Nov 2015
Wise saying New York Times 12 Oct 2015
"Haste makes waste," e.g Universal 22 Sep 2015
"Waste not, want not," e.g Universal 23 Jul 2015
Bit of folk wisdom New York Times 25 Jun 2015
Bit of grandmotherly advice LA Times Daily 23 May 2015
Dictum The Telegraph Quick 27 Apr 2015
Proverb Eugene Sheffer 17 Apr 2015
Commercial will take a very long time -- say it again and again! The Telegraph Toughie 09 Apr 2015
Often-quoted saying Universal 31 Mar 2015
Saw The Telegraph Quick 02 Mar 2015
"That's how the ball bounces," e.g Universal 18 Jan 2015
Pearl of wisdom, perhaps Wall Street Journal 16 Jan 2015
'Better safe than sorry,' e.g New York Times 11 Jan 2015
"If it ain't broke, don't fix it," e.g Universal 02 Jan 2015
"Better safe than sorry," e.g.
Bit of folk wisdom
Timeworn words
What may follow "they say"
Wise saying
"That's how the ball bounces," e.g.
"Measure twice, cut once," e.g.
Saw
Wise saying
"Haste makes waste," e.g.
"If it ain't broke, don't fix it," e.g.
"Too many cooks spoil the broth," e.g.
"Waste not, want not," e.g.
Often-quoted saying
Pearl of wisdom, perhaps
Maxim
Bit of grandmotherly advice
"Haste makes waste," for one
Oft-quoted saying
Sampler sentence
Pearl from Poor Richard
Memorable maxim
Murphy's Law, for one
Oft-quoted saying
Wise saying
Traditional saying
"Out of sight, out of mind," for example
"If the shoe fits, wear it," e.g.
Proverb containing wisdom almost certainly contradicted by some other proverb
Memorable saying
Aphorism
Old saw
It's often said
Saw
Familiar saying
Aphorism
"Poor Richard's Almanack" item
"Haste makes waste," e.g.
"What goes around, comes around," for one
Oft-repeated words of wisdom
Proverb
Old saw
Old saw
Timeworn truism
Words of wisdom
"Don't count your chickens before they hatch," e.g.
Sampler selection
Proverb
Old saying
Murphy's law, e.g.
Uppercase, it's a magazine; lowercase, it's a proverbial saying
"If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is," e.g.
"A penny saved is a penny earned," e.g.
"Love is blind," e.g.
"Haste makes waste", e.g.
"Nothing ventured, nothing gained," for one
"Nothing ventured, nothing gained," for one
Proverbial saying
"Beauty is only skin deep," e.g.
"Beggars can't be choosers," e.g.
Bit of wisdom
Old saw
Saying to remember
Terse observation
"Money talks," for one
"Honey catches more flies than vinegar," e.g.
"What goes around, comes around," e.g.
Wise old saying
Terse observation
Wise words
Any of Aesop's morals
Ben Franklin witticism
Saying to remember
Bit of wisdom
Cliché, often
Saw
Pearl of wisdom
Wise old saying
"Poor Richard's Almanack" inclusion
Maxim
Proverb
Saw
Wise words
"Poor Richard's Almanack" excerpt
Traditional saying
Bit of folk wisdom
Traditional saying
"Honesty is the best policy," e.g.
Bit of wisdom
Old truism
"Time is money," for one
"What goes up must come down," e.g.
Traditional truism
Wise old saying
"A neat ship is a sweet ship," e.g.
"A watched pot never boils," for one
"Let sleeping dogs lie," e.g.
"Love conquers all," e.g.
"Penny wise, pound foolish," e.g.
"Two heads are better than one," for one
One might be rendered in needlepoint
Timeworn truism
"Nothing ventured, nothing gained," e.g.
"Haste makes waste" or, paradoxically, "He who hesitates is lost"
"A watched pot never boils" is one
It may become a cliché
Saying to remember
"Red sky at night, sailor's delight," e.g.
"Look before you leap," for example
"Let sleeping dogs lie," e.g.
"What goes up must come down," e.g.
"Look before you leap," e.g.
Timeworn observation
"A watched pot never boils" is one
"All's fair in love and war," e.g.
Wise saying
Wise truism
"Look before you leap," e.g.
Old saying
Timeworn observation
Time-tested truism
Words of wisdom
"Love is blind," e.g.
"Love conquers all" is one
Common observation
"Love conquers all," e.g.
Proverbial saying
"Beauty is only skin deep," e.g.
Snippet of wisdom
"Still waters run deep," for example
"Beauty is only skin-deep," e.g.
"A neat ship is a sweet ship," e.g.
Words from the wise
Truism
Proverbial saying
Proverb
"Money talks," for one
Pithy platitude
Words to live by
Bit of wisdom
Traditional truism
"If the shoe fits, wear it," e.g.
Words to the wise
Bit of folk wisdom
Oft-repeated dictum
"Time is money," for example
"Poor Richard's Almanack" tidbit
Proverb
"Measure twice, cut once," e.g.
"He who hesitates is lost," e.g.
Byword
"If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is," for one
Item in "Poor Richard's Almanack"
Oft-repeated words
"Still waters run deep," for example
"Poor Richard's Almanack" bit
Time-tested truism
Bit of folk wisdom
Byword
Sometime sampler stitching
"Time is money," for one
Memorable words
"Waste not, want not," e.g.
Maxim or saw
Saying
Old saying
"Don't cry over spilt milk," e.g.
Saying with meaning
"Nothing ventured nothing gained," e.g.
True old saying
Saw
Murphy's Law, e.g.
"A stitch in time" starts one
Old saying
Succinct saying
Memorable words
"Beggars can't be choosers," e.g.
"A stitch in time saves nine," e.g.
Wise words
Madison Ave. publication
Old saying
Pithy platitude
"A stitch in time" starts one
Bit of old wisdom
"Penny wise, pound foolish," e.g.
Traditional truism
Traditional truism
Pithy saying
Simple saying
"That's life!" e.g.
Saying
Saying
"Know thyself," for one
Almanac bit
Part of Poor Richard's Almanack
Memorable saying
Saying such as the one formed from the first words of 17-, 37-, and 57-Across
Traditional truism
Wise remark
Traditional truism
Proverbial saying
Pithy saying
Traditional saying
Old saying
Succinct saying
Time-honored truism
Poor Richard's forte
Age-old expression
Time-honored words
"Crime doesn't pay," e.g.
Wise saying
Old saying
"A stitch in time ...," e.g.
General truth
Pithy saying
Saw
"Poor Richard's Almanack" maxim
Wise old saying
Words from the wise
"A stitch in time ...," e.g.
Old saw
Old saying
Saw
Wise words
"Love is blind," say
Saw
"Time is money," e.g.
Traditional saying
Memorable saying
Saw
Time-honored truism
Proverb
"Penny-wise, pound-foolish," e.g.
Old saw
Silence is golden, e.g.
"Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results," e.g.
Saying
"Love conquers all," e.g.
Words of wisdom
Almanac saying
Condensed but memorable saying
"Time is money," for one
"Look before you leap," e.g.
Almanac tidbit
Words of wisdom
Maxim
Poor Richard's Almanack item
Proverb
Platitude
Maxim
Farmer's Almanac words
"Love is blind," say
Age-old expression
Erasmus' saying
"Love is blind," say
Saying
Words of wisdom
Saying
"What goes up must come down," e.g.
Saying
Venerable saying
The golden rule, e.g.
Proverb
"Time is money," e.g.
"Poor Richard's Almanack" tidbit
"Time is money," e.g.
Often-quoted line
You can say that again
Almanac words
Byword
Saying with meaning
Oft-repeated words of wisdom
Saying with meaning
"Love conquers all," e.g.
Saying
Old saw
Look before you leap, e.g.
Axiom
Words of wisdom
"Poor Richard's Almanack" feature
"Waste not, want not," e.g.
watched pot never boils, e.g.
Waste not, want not, e.g.
Saying
Saw
Ben Franklin witticism
Old saw
"Poor Richard's Almanack" item
"Too many cooks...," for one
"Penny wise, pound foolish," e.g.
Observational saying
"Beauty is only skin-deep," e.g.
"Too many cooks...," for one
"Penny wise, pound foolish," e.g.
Words from the wise
Venerable saw
Pithy saying
Proverb
"Haste makes waste," e.g.
"Time is money," e.g.
That's life!, e.g.
Byword
"What goes around, comes around," for one
Byword
Wise remark
"Beggars can't be choosers," e.g.
"There is no I in TEAMWORK," e.g.
Time-honored truism
"Measure twice, cut once," e.g.
"Don't cry over spilt milk," e.g.
Time is money e.g.
Encapsulated observation
Proverb
That.s life! e.g.
Old saying
It is always darkest before the dawn e.g.
Almanac filler
No news is good news, for one
"That's life!" e.g.
Old saw
Words of wisdom
"Waste not, want not," e.g.
"Haste makes waste" or "He who hesitates is lost"
Maxim
Saying
"Love thy neighbor" is one
"If it ain't broke, don't fix it," e.g.
Oft-quoted saying
"Too many cooks spoil the broth," e.g.
"Beauty is only skin deep," e.g.
"Haste makes waste," for one
"Opposites attract"is one
"Haste makes waste," e.g.
"Penny wise, pound foolish," e.g.
Pithy saying
Buy low sell high <P>e.g.
Dull saw, maybe
"Let sleeping dogs lie," e.g.
Gnome
Aphorism
Motto
Phrase of wisdom
Era of commercials?
Bit from "Poor Richard's Almanack"
Bromide's cousin
"Better late than never" is one
Maxim's cousin
Truth, in folklore
"Look before you leap" is one
Pithy saying
"Time flies," e.g.
Relative of a motto
Saying.
Proverb.
Common saying.
Words of wisdom.
Saw.
Maxim.
Traditional saying.
Old saying.
Earthy saying.
Piece of homely wisdom.
"Love laughs at locksmiths," for example.
"A stitch in time . . . "
Apothegm.
Bit of folklore.
An oft-repeated truth.
"Silence is golden," for one.
Capsule wisdom.
Aphorism.
Wise saying.
"A bird in the hand . . . "
Wise saw.
"Strike while the iron is hot."
"Time will tell," for instance.
"All's well that ends well," for example.
"A penny saved is a penny earned."
Paroemiographer's brain child.
"Little strokes fell great oaks," for instance.
"Silence is golden," for instance.
A word from the wise.
"Look before you leap" is one.
Old saw.
Pithy thought.
"Like the poor cat i' the ___."—Macbeth
"There ain't no such thing as a free lunch," e.g.
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