Ghanaian Proverbs


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What people get by hard work they don't get for their neighbors.

When someone is already approaching, there is no need to say "Come here."

Why you should I allow a snake to bite me, when there is a stick in the house.

You must act as if it is impossible to fail.

What the cat sees and turns its eyes away from, the dog sees and barks at.

When the bag tears, the shoulders get a rest.

Will always wear a hat as long as the head is not decapitated.

You should not hoard your money and die of hunger.

Whatever is destined to succeed knows no failure.

When the cock is drunk, he forgets about the hawk.

Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.

When a bachelor goes to sleep, he does not hide his entire body in the mosquito net.

When the fool is told a proverb, its meaning has to be explained to him.

Wood already touched by fire is not hard to set alight

When a bat says it will defecate onto god it ends up defecating on itself.

When the palm nuts ripen, you carry half and I carry half.

Yam is sweet, but one should eat it in the normal way, lest swallowing chokes him.

When a blind man tells you he is going to hurt you and be careful, he probably has a stone under his feet.

When the wind blows, it's then we see the chickens ass.

You become wise when you begin to run out of money.

When a child defecates on you will you cut that particular part of your body away?

When there is the mouth don’t use your head to talk.

You can always buy her back later.

When a crab should grasp what it should not it will end up breaking its claws.

When women increase in wealth, they are silent. But when they fall into trouble, the whole world gets to know.

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