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African Proverb Quotes

However long the night, the dawn will break.
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#Sad

Wood already touched by fire is not hard to set alight
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#Fire

When the music changes, so does the dance
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#Change

It is better to be loved than feared.
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#Quote of the Day #Love

When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
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#Enemies #African Proverbs

Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
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#Character #African Proverbs

When a poor man goes to the market, often he comes home with only tears
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#Home

Where water is boss, the land must obbey
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#Boss

How easy it is to defeat people who do not kindle fire for themselves
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#Defeat

Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.
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#Fools And Foolishness #African Proverbs

Do not call the forest that shelters you a jungle
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#Appreciation

He who shits on the road will meet flies on his return
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#Life

There is no medicine against old age. - Accra proverb, Ghana
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#Age And Aging

Indecision is like a stepchild: if he does not wash his hands, he is called dirty, if he does, he is wasting water.
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#Indecision

A dog knows the places he is thrown food.
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#African Proverbs

A slave has no choice
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#Choice

A fool looks for dung where the cow never browsed
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#Fools And Foolishness

A man's wealth may be superior to him. Cameroon
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#Wealth

A man who dictates separates himself from others. Somalia
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#Man

It's a bad child who does not take advice
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#Advice

A stranger has big eyes but sees nothing
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#Eyes

The teeth of a man serve as a fence. - Wolof proverb, Senegal
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#Man

A crab does not give birth to a bird
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#Birth

When a fool is cursed, he thinks he is being praised
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#Fools And Foolishness

Knowledge is better than riches Cameroon
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#Knowledge

Instruction in youth is like engraving in stones. Berber, North Africa
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#Youth