These are the six categories of proverbs:
1. Proverbs expressing a general attitude towards life and the laws that govern life.
2. Ethical Proverb recommending certain virtues and condemning certain vices.
3. Proverbs expressing a system of values.
4. Proverbs expressing general truths and observations about life and human nature.
5. Humorous Proverbs.
6. Miscellaneous Proverbs