A proverb is a simple, concrete, traditional saying that expresses a perceived truth based on common sense or experience. Proverbs are often metaphorical and use formulaic language. Collectively, they form a genre of folklore. 





What is a proverb?

A proverb is a short, pithy saying that expresses a traditionally held truth or piece of advice, based on common sense or experience.


Nothing defines a culture as distinctly as its language, and the element of language that best encapsulates a society's values and beliefs is its proverbs.


No collection of proverbs in English would be complete without the proverbs collected and published by the Tudor courtier John Heywood.


As so many proverbs offer advice and uplift many of them are religious in origin, here's an additional list of biblical proverbs.





Proverbs referring to Education and Learning:-


Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching.


Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.


Education is a gift that none can take away.


Learning never exhausts the mind.


Keep learning because knowledge is he key to power.


Your best teacher is your last mistake.


A good teacher is like a candle. it consumes itself to light the way of others.


Better educated than wealthy.



Others ...


A bad penny always turns up.


A barking dog never bites.


A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. 


A cat may look at a king. 


A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. 


A change is as good as a rest. 


Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.


A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.



Worries go down better with soup than without.

Jewish Proverb