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Fire and gunpowder do not sleep together Ashanti Proverb

Wise Ashanti African Proverbs

Ashanti, African Proverbs
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.

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What is wise? Intelligence has its advantages but you can be intelligent without being wise. Wisdom goes beyond intelligence and those who think of themselves as intelligent and put down others for not being book smart are certainly not wise.

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.




Did you know?
The Ashanti pronounced a-shahn-tee live mostly in Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire (kʊt dɨˈvwɑr).

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