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When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
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Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.
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Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.
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A dog knows the places he is thrown food.
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Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped.
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Until the lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter.
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A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything
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Blind belief is dangerous. - Luyia , Western Kenya
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Bad dancing does not brake an engagement. - Luyia , Western Kenya
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A messenger cannot be beaten . - Luyia proverbs , Western Kenya
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A Dog that steals sells its body. - Luyia proverbs , Western Kenya
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A Champion bull starts from birth. - Luyia.Western Kenya
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The pillar of the world is hope. - Kanuri proverb, Nigeria
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A tree not taller than an ant cannot shade you. - Kanuri proverb, Nigeria
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He who marries a real beauty is seeking trouble. - Accra proverb, Ghana
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The young can't teach traditions to the old. - Yoruba proverb
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There is no medicine against old age. - Accra proverb, Ghana
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That man's a fool whose sheep flees twice. - Oji proverb
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When your mouth stumbles, it's worse than feet. - Oji proverb
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Hold a true friend with both hands. - Kanuri proverb, Nigeria
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One does not love if one does not accept from others. - Kanuri proverb, Nigeria
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Rising early makes the road short. - Wolof proverb, Senegal
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It is better to walk than curse the road. - Wolof proverb, Senegal
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If there is cause to someone, the cause to love has just begun. - Wolof proverb, Senegal
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The teeth of a man serve as a fence. - Wolof proverb, Senegal
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We add wisdom to knowledge. - Kalenjin (Kenya)
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A hyena cannot smell its own stench. - Kalenjin (Kenya)
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Do not follow a person who is running a way. - Kalenjin (Kenya)
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We should put out fire while it is still small. - Kalenjin (Kenya)
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Water can not be forced uphill. - Kalenjin (Kenya)
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