For example, sentences like "There is a first time for everything".

  • Idioms, axioms, aphorisms, maxims...it may well depend on what you consider to be a classic sentence. – KillingTime Feb 14 at 6:21
  • Thanks. "aphorism" and "proverb" are what I am looking for. – JavaAjaxSpringpythON Feb 14 at 9:13
  • Cliche may also apply. – nnnnnn Feb 14 at 10:00

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