African Proverbs

He that beats the drum for the mad man to dance is no better than the mad man himself. – African proverb

African Proverb

 

A spider’s cobweb isn’t only its sleeping spring but also its food trap. – African proverb

African Proverb

 

You have little power over what’s not yours. – Zimbabwean proverb

African Proverb

 

An intelligent enemy is better than a stupid friend. – Senegalese proverb

African Proverb

 

If you carry the egg basket do notdance. – Ambede proverb

African Proverb

 

The worlds of the elders do not lock all the doors; they leave the right dooropen. – Zambian proverb

African Proverb

 

He who is unable to dance says that the yard is stony. – Masai proverb

African Proverb

 

You cannot name a child that is not born. – African proverb

African Proverb

 

When the roots of a tree begin to decay, it spreads death to the branches. – Nigerian proverb

African Proverb

 

Even the lion, the king of the forest, protects himself against flies. – Ghanaian proverb

African Proverb

 

Be a mountain or lean on one. – Somali proverb

African Proverb

 

Anger and madness are brothers. – African proverb

African Proverb

 

You cannot build a house for last year’s summer. – Ethiopian proverb

African Proverb

 

He who runs after good fortune runs away from peace. – African proverb

African Proverb

 

Better little than too little. – Cameroonian proverb

African Proverb

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