Synonyms for Proverb:
n.cheer, citation, binomial, battle cry, cite. words. •aphorism (noun)
doctrine, byword, principle, edict, catchword, credo, dictum, directive, instruction, teaching, adage, precept, motto, ordinance, moral, policy, code, saw, axiom, bidding, saying, rule.
mantra, maxim, cliche.
figure of speech, epigram, idiom, phraseology, mannerism, locution, paragraph, Verbalism, slogan, expression, sentence, phrase, clause, terminology, metaphor, euphemism, catchphrase.
byword, saw, adage.
•saying referring to common fact, knowledge (noun)
maxim, axiom, byword, saw, epigram, dictum, text, adage, precept, witticism, repartee, platitude, moral, catch phrase, folk wisdom, motto.