African Proverbs

Most popular African proverbs quotes

War ends nothing.
— African proverb

proverbs war

Aiming isn't hitting.
— African proverb

achievement proverbs

Hate has no medicine.
— African proverb

hate proverbs

Guile excels strength.
— African proverb

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Silence is also speech.
— African proverb

proverbs silence

A beggar has no dignity.
— West African saying

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Self-defense is not fear.
— African proverb

proverbs war

A man deeds are his life.
— African proverb

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Rivalry is better than envy.
— African proverb

competition proverbs

If you are ugly, be winsome.
— African proverb

beauty proverbs

He who hates, hates himself.
— African proverb

hate proverbs

A crab does not beget a bird.
— African proverb

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His wealth is superior to him.
— African proverb

proverbs wealth

Nothing is achieved in a dream.
— African proverb

action proverbs

Silence is the door of consent.
— African proverb

proverbs silence

Better a refusal than deception.
— African proverb

lying proverbs saying no

Work is the medicine for poverty.
— African proverb

poverty proverbs

A chattering bird builds no nest.
— African proverb

gossip proverbs

Sleep, the near relative of death.
— African proverb

proverbs sleep

A multitude of words cloaks a lie.
— African proverb

lies proverbs

Thirst cannot be quenched by proxy.
— African proverb

hunger proverbs

Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.
— African proverb

cooperation proverbs

Learn politeness from the impolite.
— African proverb

manners proverbs

When the cat dies, the mice rejoice.
— African proverb

enemies proverbs

Poverty without debt is real wealth.
— African proverb

poverty proverbs

For news of the heart, ask the face.
— African proverb

emotion proverbs

He who tells the truth is not we liked.
— African proverb

proverbs truth

Borrowing is the first-born of poverty.
— African proverb

poverty proverbs

One falsehood spoils a thousand truths.
— African proverb

falsehood lies proverbs

Poverty makes a free man become a slave.
— African proverb

poverty proverbs

The proverb is the horse of conversation.
— African proverb

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Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.
— African proverb

adversity management proverbs

An enemy slaughters, a friend distributes.
— African proverb

enemies friendship proverbs

The cat always catches the impatient mouse.
— African proverb

impatience proverbs

A powerful friend becomes a powerful enemy.
— African proverb

enemies proverbs

A war without headquarters is an expedition.
— African proverb

proverbs war

A powerful friend becomes at powerful enemy.
— African proverb

friendship proverbs

Bitter truth is better than sweet falsehood.
— African proverb

lies proverbs truth

Going slowly does not stop one from arriving.
— African proverb

priorities proverbs

The gums best understand the teeth's affairs.
— African proverb

cooperation proverbs

When hunger gets inside you, nothing else can.
— West African saying

charity poverty proverbs

The tyrant is only the slave turned inside out.
— African proverb

oppression proverbs tyranny

Evil deeds are like perfume, difficult to hide.
— African proverb

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He who asks questions cannot avoid the answers.
— African proverb

asking proverbs

One survives all wounds except those of critics.
— African proverb

critics proverbs

It's not what you call me, but what I answer to.
— African proverb

proverbs self-esteem

Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone.
— African proverb

education proverbs

One does not become great by claiming greatness.
— African proverb

greatness proverbs

When elephants fight, the grass gets trampled on.

proverbs war

Don't look where you fall, but where you slipped.

mistakes proverbs

No one tests the depth of a river with both feet.
— African proverb

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The man who is not Jealous in love does not love.
— African proverb

jealousy proverbs

When elephants fight, it's the grass that suffers.
— African proverb

proverbs war

When the mouth stumbles, it is worse than the foot.
— African proverb

holding your tongue proverbs

Not to know is bad but not to wish to know is worse.
— African proverb

knowledge proverbs

Everyone loves a fool, but nobody wants him for a son.
— African proverb

Fools proverbs

A heavy burden does not kill on the day it is carried.
— African proverb

proverbs responsibility

He who does not travel will not know the value of men.
— African proverb

proverbs Travel

God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.
— African proverb

atheism proverbs

The thoughtless strong man is the chief among lazy men.
— African proverb

leadership proverbs

A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
— African proverb

know-it-alls proverbs wisdom

An intelligent enemy is better than an ignorant friend.
— African proverb

enemies friendship proverbs

No one tests the depth of the river with both his feet.
— African proverb

common sense proverbs

The greatest liar is the one who talks most of himself.
— African proverb

proverbs vanity

Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.
— African proverb

foolishness proverbs

News does not have wings, yet it can cross the seven seas.
— African proverb

gossip proverbs

A knot in the tree spoils the ax; famine spoils friendship.
— African proverb

friendship proverbs

Whoever spurns what is short has not trodden on a scorpion.
— African proverb

potential proverbs

When two men of equal wisdom play together, discord arises.
— African proverb

competition proverbs

The stream won't be advised, therefore its course is crooked.
— African proverb

environment proverbs

Poverty is "Who knows you?" Prosperity is "I am your relative."
— African proverb

poverty proverbs

There are 40 kinds of lunacy, but only one kind of common sense.
— African proverb

common sense foolishness proverbs wisdom

Conceit wouldn't be so terrible if only the right people had it.
— African proverb

egotism proverbs

Poverty is "Who knows you?"; Prosperity is "I am your relative."
— African proverb

proverbs wealth

Everybody has been young before, but not everybody has been old before.
— African proverb

age proverbs youth

The one in front has reached there, the one behind only hears about it.
— African proverb

competition proverbs

Lies, though many, will be caught by the truth as soon as she rises up.
— African proverb

lies proverbs

The white man lives in the castle; when he dies he lives in the ground.
— African proverb

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Truth came to market and could not be sold; we buy lies with ready cash.
— African proverb

lies proverbs truth

When the snake is in the house, one need not discuss the matter of length.
— African proverb

action proverbs

Your food is close to your stomach, but you must put it in your mouth first.
— African proverb

action proverbs

The opinion of the intelligent is better than the certainty of the ignorant.
— African proverb

intelligence proverbs

Those who inherit fortunes are often more troublesome than those who make them.
— African proverb

proverbs wealth

He who is carried on another's back does not appreciate how far off the town is.
— African proverb

laziness proverbs

Two birds disputed about a kernel, when a third swooped down and carried it off.
— African proverb

conflict proverbs

If you wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes. If you don't wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes.
— African proverb

change proverbs

Treat the earth well. It was not given to you by your parents. It is lent to you by your children.
— African proverb

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The fool can no more taste the sweetness of wisdom than the man with cold can appreciate the scent of a rose.
— African proverb

Fools proverbs

In extreme cases marijuana can so destroy a man's character that he mixes freely with persons of another race.
— African proverb

drugs proverbs

In the midst of your illness you will promise a goat, but when you have recovered, a chicken will seem sufficient.
— African proverb

illness proverbs