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Saturday, 5 January 2013

Selected African Proverbs- 1-10

1. Wisdom is like fire. People take it from people.-Hema (DRC) proverb
2. If you are filled with pride, then you have no room for wisdom- African Proverb
3. By trying often, the monkey learn to jump from the tree- Buganda Proverb
4. You always learn a lot when you lose than when you win- African proverb
5. Wealth, if you use it, comes to an end; learning, if you use it, increases. Swahili Proverb
  • 6.  You learn how  to cut down  tree by cutting them down- Bateke Proverb
  • 7.     By the time the fool has learn the game, the players have dispersed- Ashanti proverb
  • 8.     You do not teach the paths of the forest to an old gorilla- Congolese proverb
  • 9.     When you follow in the path of your father, you learn to walk like him- Ashanti proverb
  • 10.  Ears than do not listen to advice accompany the head when it is chopped off- African proverb

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