proverb in a sentence

Example sentences for proverb

There is a wise old proverb about beggars and choosers.
If it is not a proverb, it ought to be, that self-dispraise goes little ways.
Each candle has a proverb engraved into the metal holder.
The beginning, as the proverb says, is half the whole.
The proverb is defined and its distinguishing characteristics are examined.

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