When you befriend a chief remember that he sits on a rope. ? Ugandan proverb
Whether the knife falls on the melon or the melon on the knife, the melon suffers.
You are beautiful because of your possessions. ? Baguirmi Proverb
You should not hoard your money and die of hunger. ? Ghana
When you follow in the path of your father, you learn to walk like him. ? Ashanti Proverb
Whoever tells the truth is chased out of nine villages.
You are beautiful, but learn to work, for you cannot eat your beauty. ? Congolese Proverb
Youth is beauty, even in cattle. ? Egyptian Proverb
When you know who his friend is, you know who he is.
Whom a serpent has bitten a lizard alarms.
You become wise when you begin to run out of money. ? Ghana
When you live next to the cemetery, you cannot weep for everyone.
Why they like an ugly person takes long for a beautiful person to know. ? African Proverb
You can tell a ripe corn by its look.
When you show the moon to a child, it sees only your finger. ? Zambian proverb
Wine, women and food give gladness to the heart. ? Ancient Egyptian Proverb
You cannot build a house for last year?s summer. ? Ethiopian proverb
When your luck deserts you, even cold food burns. ? Zambian Proverb
Wisdom does not come overnight. ? Somali proverb
You cannot name a child that is not born. ? African proverb
When your mouth stumbles, it's worse than feet. - Oji Proverb
Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it. ? Akan proverb
You cannot tell a hungry child that you gave him food yesterday. ? Zimbabwean Proverb
When the fool is told a Proverb, its meaning has to be explained to him.
Where a woman rules, streams run uphill. ? Ethiopian proverb