maxim, adage, aphorism, precept, saw, saying, motto, dictum, text, witticism, repartee, axiom, truism, apothegm, byword, catch phrase, mot, epigram, moral, folk wisdom, platitude. See syn. study at saying.saying.
"proverb." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 11 October 2018. <http://thesaurus.yourdictionary.com/proverb>.
proverb. (n.d.). Retrieved October 11th, 2018, from http://thesaurus.yourdictionary.com/proverb
A usually pithy and familiar statement expressing an observation or principle generally accepted as wise or true:
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