African ProverbsWise sayings in the form of proverbs from Africa that have been passed down for generations.We hope these famous inspirational proverbs inspire and motivate you. Learn from the wisdom of these sayings that have been around for many years!
For tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped.
Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.
A cutting word is worse than a bowstring, a cut may heal, but the cut of the tongue does not.
We start as fools and become wise through experience.
If you don't stand for something, you will fall for something.
He who is being carried does not realize how far the town is.
Don't set sail on someone else's star.
Confiding a secret to an unworthy person is like carrying grain in a bag with a hole.
It is not what you are called, but what you answer to.
Seeing is better than hearing.
One must talk little and listen much.
He who learns, teaches.
Return to old watering holes for more than water; friends and dreams are there to meet you.
Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.
To try and to fail is not laziness.
There is no medicine to cure hatred.
Do not call the forest that shelters you a jungle.
He who talks incessantly, talks nonsense.
The ruin of a nation begins in the homes of its people.
Money is sharper than a sword.
Ashes fly back into the face of him who throws them.
The fool speaks, the wise man listens.
What you cannot see during the day, you will not see at night.
If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem.
He who forgives ends the argument
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
The earth is a beehive, we all enter by the same door.
You must judge a man by the work of his hands.
It is not work that kills, but worry.
The path is made by walking.
So many little things makes a man love a woman in a BIG way.
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