Inspiring African Proverbs And Sayings

Collection Of Inspirational African Sayings And Proverbs
african proverbs
1. A proud heart can survive a general failure because such a failure does not prick its pride.

2. Ugliness with good character is better than beauty.

3. If a child washes his hands he could eat with kings.

4. The sayings of the wise are like the sharp sticks that shepherds use to guide sheep.

5. If you do not have patience you cannot make beer.

6. There can be no peace without understanding.

7. God gives nothing to those who keep their arms crossed.

8. An intelligent enemy is better than a stupid friend.

9. A healthy person who begs for food is an insult to a generous farmer.

10. To know life, one must love many things.

11. No matter how long the night, the day is sure to come.

12. Lack of knowledge is darker than night.

13. Maize bears fruit once and dies because it is not rooted into the ground.

14. A big tree attracts the woodsman's axe.

15. Don't look where you fail, but where you slipped.

16. When an old man dies, it is a whole library which burns.

17. The elephant never gets tired of carrying its tusks.

18. Beautiful words don't put porridge in the pot.


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