Posted by admin on March 12th, 2015 at 2:46 pm
Proverbs are popularly defined as "short expressions of popular wisdom".They expresses a truth, based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity.
Here you can find the collection of African Proverbs.
Don't look where you fell, but where you slipped.
Don’t set sail using someone else’s star.
It takes a whole village to raise a child.
Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.
Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
Tomorrow belongs to the people ...
Posted by admin on March 10th, 2015 at 3:37 pm
If the camel once gets his nose in the tent, his body will soon follow.
Arrogance diminishes wisdom.
Repentance for silence is better than repentance for speaking.
A chameleon does not leave one tree until he is sure of another.
A friend advises in his interest, not yours.
A horse that will not carry a saddle must have no oats.
A house divided cannot stand.
A known mistake is better than an unknown truth.
Do not cut down the tree that gives you shade
The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
Posted by admin on September 16th, 2013 at 8:45 am
A proverb is a simple and concrete saying popularly known and revered, which expresses a truth, based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity. They are often metaphorical.
Haste makes waste
A stitch in time saves nine
Ignorance is bliss
Mustn't cry over spilled milk.
You can catch more flies with honey than you can with vinegar.
Too many cooks spoil the broth
Those who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
Posted by admin on July 23rd, 2012 at 2:03 pm
A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle.
The nail that sticks up gets hammered down.
Afraid of his own shadow.
An excess of courtesy is discourtesy.
A round egg can be made square according to how you cut it; words would be harsh according to how you speak them.
Bad and good are intertwined like rope.
Beginning is easy - continuing hard.
Even a sheet of paper has two sides.
Everyone makes mistakes. That's why there is an eraser on every pencil.