West African Proverb
A doctor does not have a solution for a throat which is cut.
A king is not a relative.
A blind man has other things to do apart from jumping around a well.
A donkey does not give birth in front of people.
A king without subjects is no king.
A blind person does not lead anyone along the path.
A downfall starts with things that are pleasant.
A lie that reconciles people is better to a truth that puts them apart.
A chicken does not have a wildcat for a fianc‚.
A father is like a clothes hanger who wears the best clothes when he goes out.
A little is better than nothing.
A child does not know God but he does know discipline.
A fool does not suffer; it is his relatives who suffer.
A man is a lion when he puts on his pants, but becomes a lamb when he takes them off.
A child has no sense.
A friend is unique; one cannot have several.
A man is like gold, but it is because of the woman that he attains the highest quality.
A child is like a creeper (calabash vine), if it is not trained in the right direction, it will spread in a direction that does not please you.
A goat will never believe that a mortar is empty.
A man is measured by what he does, not what he says.
A child is like clay; he takes whatever form that is given to him.
A good ancestry comes from your mother and father, but you yourself are responsible for your dignity.
A child puts an adult to the test.
A good character is better than a bad one.
Not to know is bad; not to wish to know is worse.