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Definition of Adage


  1. An old saying, which has obtained credit by long use; a proverb.

Adage Quotations

The old adage about giving a man a fish versus teaching him how to fish has been updated by a reader: Give a man a fish and he will ask for tartar sauce and French fries! Moreover, some politician who wants his vote will declare all these things to be among his 'basic rights.'
Thomas Sowell

It's the old adage: You can make a pizza so cheap, nobody will eat it. You can make an airline so cheap, nobody will fly it.
Gordon Bethune

I hope telling stories though 'Making a Difference' - as in my academic work and nonprofit work - will help me to live my grandmother's adage of 'Life is not about what happens to you, but about what you do with what happens to you.'
Chelsea Clinton

As a professional broadcaster, I can tell you that over the course of my career, there is an adage: don't ever apologize.
Rush Limbaugh

I've always believed in the adage that the secret of eternal youth is arrested development.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth
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Adage Translations

adage in German is Sprichwort
adage in Italian is proverbio
adage in Spanish is proverbio, adagio
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