Axiom (n.) – obvious truth requiring no proof; universally accepted idea
Pepito turned his nose up at the axiom “You can’t turn a hoe into a housewife”, despite Snoop Dogg’s forewarnings. Now all Pepito has is a hoe wearing an apron unconvincingly, and an engulfing sense of failure. Lesson learned.
Build your vocabulary while protecting yourself from the dastardly ways of literate sinverguenzas.