Who hasn’t at one time or another heard their mother say “better safe than sorry” or had their friend try to make them feel better with the old “there are other fish in the sea”? They sound simple, but not often do so few words say
so much.

A proverb is a short saying that conveys a bit of advice, usually based on common sense or practical experience. They contain wisdom, truth, morals or traditional views in an often metaphorical and memorable form. Almost every culture in the world has it’s own proverbs, which have been handed down from generation to generation.

This unique collection of original artwork represents some of our favorite proverbs passed on from moms, grandmas and wise bar flies.

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