If you are looking for a fly in your food it means that you are full. ? South African Proverb
If you refuse to be made straight when you are green, you will not be made straight when you are dry
It is crooked wood that shows the best sculptor. ? African proverb
Knowledge is like a garden; if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested.
Man is like a pepper, till you have chewed it you do not know how hot it is. ? Haussa Proverb
Nobody is born wise. ? African proverb
Only a wise person can solve a difficult problem. ? Akan proverb
Rising early makes the road short. - Wolof Proverb, Senegal Proverb
Tears are best dried with your own hand.
The food eaten first lasts longest in the stomach. ? Kikuyu Proverb
The lizard that jumped from the high iroko tree to the ground said he would praise himself if no one else did.
The surface of the water is beautiful, but it is no good to sleep on. ? Ghanaian Proverb
There is no one who became rich because he broke a holiday, no one became fat because he broke a fast. Ethiopia Proverb
To try and to fail is not laziness.
What you give you get, ten times over. ? Yoruba
When making a fire people like to join you, when cleaning the ashes you are often alone.
A child's fingers are not scalded by a piece of hot yam which his mother puts into his palm.
A good deed is something one returns.
A pretty face and fine clothes do not make character. ? Congolese Proverb
A wise person will always find a way. ? Tanzanian proverb
As the dog said, 'If I fall down for you and you fall down for me, it is playing.'
Birds sing not because they have answers but because they have songs. ? African proverb
Do not call the forest that shelters you a jungle.
Dress up a stick and it?ll be a beautiful bride. ? Egyptian Proverb
God conceals himself from the mind of man, but reveals himself to his heart.