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a usually pithy and familiar statement expressing an observation or principle generally accepted as wise or true

Synonyms for adage

a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people

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There's an old addage, "Employees don't quit their companies, they quit their bosses." Translated for art educators, it might go something like this, "Art teachers don't quit their students, systems, or programs, they quit their principals and supervisors." Program leaders need to hold their responsibilities to their teachers as a trust.
The addage "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" somehow seems to apply.
Remember that the minute you leave the house the phone rings, and don't forget the addage that a watched kettle never boils!
Remember the old addage: "A sale is not complete until we get paid."