1. Mantra, slogan, motto, maxim
  1. a short, frequently repeated phrase
  2. a short, striking and memorable phrase
  3. a short, guiding and essential phrase
  4. a short and pithy truth
  1. Adage, aphorism, axiom, epigram
  2. a short and advising truth
  3. a short and pithy observation to a truth
  4. a short and self-evident truth
  5. a short and amusing remark
  6. Proverb, dictum, truism, bromide
  7. a short and pithy piece of advice
  8. a short and pithy principle
  9. a short and obviously true statement
  10. a short and trite and soothing remark
  11. Platitude, precept, dogma, canon
  12. a short, moral and obviously accepted remark
  13. a short and behavior-regulating rule
  14. a short and incontrovertible truth by authority
  15. a short and judging rule


  1. Action conquers fear.
  2. The best man can get.
  3. Excellence is a choice greater than limitation.
  4. It’s better to be safe than sorry.

ANSWERS: 1. mantra 2. slogan 3. motto  4. maxim

  1. Eat to live, and not live to eat.
  2. A barking dog never bites.
  3. The whole is greater than the part.
  4. Spending again what is already spent.

ANSWERS: 1. adage 2. aphorism 3. axiom 4. epigram

  1. Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.
  2. First, do no harm.
  3. A man cannot serve two masters.
  4. When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.

ANSWERS: 1. proverb 2. dictum 3. truism 4. bromide

  1. There’s no I in Team.
  2. If one does not survive, no joy and no happiness are obtainable.
  3. Everyone will go to Hell.
  4. Thirty-seven plays by William Shakespear are generally considered to be part of morality.

ANSWERS: 1. platitude 2. precept 3. dogma 4. canon


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