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Saturday, February 1, 2014

Fire and gunpowder do not sleep together Ashanti Proverb

Fire and gunpowder do not sleep together is an Ashanti proverb. Ashanti proverbs express the timeless wisdom of the Ashanti people. Wise sayings in the language of proverbs have been passed down for generations in Ashanti culture.

Fire and gunpowder do not sleep together.


It is the calm and silent water that drowns a man.


The sun will shine on those who stand before it shines on those who kneel under them.

One falsehood spoils a thousand truths.


The moon moves slowly, but it crosses the town.

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