AFRICAN PROVERBS

1: Peace is costly but it is worth the expense. ~Kenyan proverb

2:Wisdom is wealth. ~ Swahili

3:Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it. ~ Akan proverb

4:The fool speaks, the wise man listens. ~ Ethiopian proverb

5:Wisdom does not come overnight. ~ Somali proverb

6:The heart of the wise man lies quiet like limpid water. ~ Cameroon proverb

7:Wisdom is like fire. People take it from others. ~ Hema (DRC) proverb

8:Only a wise person can solve a difficult problem. ~ Akan proverb

9:Knowledge without wisdom is like water in the sand. ~ Guinean proverb

10:In the moment of crisis, the wise build bridges and the foolish build dams. ~ Nigerian proverb

11:If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom. ~ African proverb

12:A wise person will always find a way. ~ Tanzanian proverb

13:Nobody is born wise. ~ African proverb

14:A man who uses force is afraid of reasoning. ~Kenyan proverb

15:Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden. ~ Akan proverb

16:Learning expands great souls. ~ Namibian proverb

17:To get lost is to learn the way. ~ African proverb

18:By crawling a child learns to stand. ~ African proverb

19:If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents. ~ African proverb

20:He who learns, teaches. ~ Ethiopian proverb

21:Wealth, if you use it, comes to an end; learning, if you use it, increases. ~ Swahili proverb

22:By trying often, the monkey learns to jump from the tree. ~ Buganda proverb

23:You always learn a lot more when you lose than when you win. ~ African proverb

24:You learn how to cut down trees by cutting them down. ~ Bateke proverb

25:The wise create proverbs for fools to learn, not to repeat. ~ African proverb

26:What you help a child to love can be more important than what you help him to learn. ~African proverb

27:By the time the fool has learned the game, the players have dispersed. ~Ashanti proverb

28:One who causes others misfortune also teaches them wisdom. ~ African proverb

29:You do not teach the paths of the forest to an old gorilla. ~Congolese proverb

30:What you learn is what you die with. ~ African proverb

31:Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone. ~Moroccan Proverb

32:When you follow in the path of your father, you learn to walk like him. ~Ashanti Proverb

33:Ears that do not listen to advice, accompany the head when it is chopped off. ~African Proverb

34:Advice is a stranger; if hes welcome he stays for the night; if not, he leaves the same day. ~Malagasy Proverb

35:Traveling is learning. ~Kenyan Proverb

36:Where there are experts there will be no lack of learners. ~Swahili Proverb

37:War has no eyes ~ Swahili saying