African Proverbs

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African proverbs, like the morning star, seem to radiate with a simple wisdom and truth. They have been used for centuries to teach the young about the meaning of life. With this book the author hopes to immerse the reader into the heart and soul of the black continent with a taste of culture, humor, philosophy and wisdom of the local people.

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African Proverbs: Wisdom Without
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This beautiful book is filled with soft, rich images of Africa along with meaningful, age-old words giving the reader inspiration and perspective. The proverbs from another culture broaden our horizon and pass along value, humor, and most of all wisdom that truly stands...
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Wisdom: A Compilation of 269
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Proverbs and quotes are the best ways to pass wisdom down from the wise to the rest of the world.  This compilation includes the 269 most popular African  proverbs and quotes for people who are seeking to accomplish amazing things in life and are interested in wisdom ...
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Wake Up To Your True Identity:
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Rewritten from the ground up, the second part of the book series, Wake Up To Your True Identity, is a collection of life-changing proverbs and commentaries, written specifically for black people around the world who were born outside of Africa. Unlike the first book, wh...
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African Proverbs And Wisdom:
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Over many centuries, African people have offered the world an abundance or proverbs, fables, riddles, songs, and poetry that have been passed down orally from generation to generation. Now African Proverbs carries you on a journey of cultural discovery across the region...
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A camel never sees its own hump.

— African Proverb

A fool and water will go the way they are diverted.

— African Proverb

A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

— African Proverb

Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped.

— African Proverb

Do not try to fight a lion if you are not one yourself.

— African Proverb

Don’t look where you fall, but where you slipped.

— African Proverb

Don’t set sail on someone else’s star.

— African Proverb

Everybody has been young before, but not everybody has been old before.

— African Proverb

He who learns, teaches.

— African Proverb

However long the night, the dawn will break.

— African Proverb

If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.

— African Proverb

If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.

— African Proverb

It takes a village to raise a child.

— African Proverb

Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.

— African Proverb

Return to old watering holes for more than water; friends and dreams are there to meet you.

— African Proverb

Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors.

— African Proverb

The one who asks questions doesn’t lose his way.

— African Proverb

There are two things over which you have complete dominion, authority and control – your mind and your mouth.

— African Proverb

Until lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter.

— African Proverb

When the mouth stumbles, it is worse than the foot.

— African Proverb

When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

— African proverb

You do not teach the paths of the forest to an old gorilla.

— African Proverb