African Proverbs

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If you don't stand for something, you will fall for something.
African Proverb

Don't set sail on someone else's star.
African Proverb

If you run after two hares you will catch neither.
African Proverb

A cutting word is worse than a bowstring, a cut may heal, but the cut of the tongue does not.
African Proverb

If you climb up a tree, you must climb down the same tree.
African Proverb

It is not what you are called, but what you answer to.
African Proverb

A chattering bird builds no nest.
African Proverb

When a needle falls into a deep well, many people will look into the well, but few will be ready to go down after it.
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For tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
African Proverb

To try and to fail is not laziness.

If you offend, ask for a pardon; if offended forgive.

A good deed is something one returns.
African Proverb

A family is like a forest, when you are outside it is dense, when you are inside you see that each tree has it's place.
African Proverb

He who learns, teaches.
African Proverb

Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.
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It is not work that kills, but worry.
African Proverb

Seeing is different than being told.
African Proverb

There is no medicine to cure hatred.
African Proverb

If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem.
African Proverb


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