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If you like honey, fear not the bees. -African Proverb

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Had a Bad Day? African Proverbs to Help Soothe Your Soul

African Proverbs to calm your restless spirit when you've had a bad day.



Nelson Mandela smiled on the outside and insideThose who want rain must also accept the mud. - Ghanaian proverb


Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. - Malawi proverb


Those who want peace make their own peace. - Zambian proverb


Africa Seychelles St-Pierre Islet photo by Didier BaertschigerIf you think you are too small to make a difference try sleeping in a room with a pesky Mosquito - African Proverb


The sun does not forget a village just because it is small. - Mali proverb


However long the night, the dawn will break.  - African Proverb


The best bed a person can sleep on is peace. - Somali proverb


Good friends photo by Georgie PauwelsCutting off the head is not the cure for a headache. - Yoruba proverb


Return to old watering holes for more than water; friends and dreams are there to meet you. - African proverb

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