27 Funny African Proverbs

Let these funny African Proverbs bring a smile to your face. While you may chuckle at these words if you reflect on them you will find there is wisdom in these proverbs.


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



  2. A chattering bird builds no nest.
    African Proverb



  3. Only a fool tests the depth of the river with both feet.
    African Proverb



  4. He who thinks he is leading and has no one following him is only taking a walk.
    African Proverb



  5. No person is born great - great people become great when others are sleeping.
    African Proverb



  6. 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



  7. A flea can trouble a lion more than a lion can trouble a flea.
    African Proverb



  8. He who is being carried does not realize how far the town is.
    African Proverb



  9. Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.
    African Proverb



  10. Crying a lot does not give you peace of mind.
    African Proverb



  11. He is a fool whose sheep runs away twice.
    African Proverb



  12. Wealth is like hair in the nose: it hurts to be separated whether from a little or from a lot.
    African Proverb



  13. A boat cannot go forward if each rows his own way. 
African Proverb
  14. A boat cannot go forward if each rows his own way.
    African Proverb



  15. Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped.
    African Proverb



  16. Ashes fly back into the face of him who throws them.
    African Proverb



  17. Knowledge is like a garden: If it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested.
    African Proverb



  18. No water without waves.
    African Proverb



  19. Between true friends even water drunk together is sweet enough.
    African Proverb



  20. All monkeys cannot hang on the same branch.
    African Proverb



  21. When God cooks, you don't see smoke .
    African Proverb



  22. A tree does not move unless there is wind.
    African Proverb



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



  24. Even the mightest eagle comes down to the tree tops to rest.
    African Proverb



  25. Even the best cooking pot will not produce food.
    African Proverb



  26. Do not follow a person who is running away. 
African Proverb
  27. Do not follow a person who is running away.
    African Proverb



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



  29. It is not work that kills, but worry.
    African Proverb





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