What are Adages?
The Dictionary definition of Adages can be described as follows:
Adages are short, but memorable sayings, based on an important fact of experience that is considered true by many people
Some old famous adages are based on the words of old folk wisdom ( Words of Wisdom or Proverbs )
Modern Adages are often given proper names and called "laws" or "principles" such as Murphy's Law or the the Peter Principle
Examples of famous old adages
Examples of famous old adages are 'Look before you leap' or 'A stitch in time saves nine'.
Examples of famous modern adages
Examples of famous modern adages are Murphy's Law or the the Peter Principle
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