A proverb is a saying popularly known and repeated, usually expressing simply and concretely, though often metaphorically; a truth based on common sense or the practical experience of mankind. A proverb that describes a basic rule of conduct may also be known as a maxim. If a proverb is distinguished by particularly good style, it may be known as an
Some famous Proverbs:
"Absence makes the heart grow fonder."
"Actions speak louder than words."
"A friend in need is a friend indeed."
"You never know what you've got till it's gone."
"A good beginning makes a good ending."
"A jack of all trades is master of none."
"A picture is worth a thousand words."
"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder."
"It's better to be silent and thought a fool, then to speak up and remove all doubt."
"Self trust is the first secret of success."
"The best things come in small packages."