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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Au fait Decisions African Proverbs

Africa influenced the world in the area of thought and wisdom with proverbs. Much of the language and thought of Africans are expressed in proverbs.



Au fait proverbs about making decisions, in some African cultures, when a proverb is quoted, it is preceded with a statement “So said the elders...


So said the Tonga elders...

The mouth is responsible for discord among people

Odenkyem, the crocodile, Adinkra symbol for prudence and practicality.
Odenkyem, the crocodile, Adinkra symbol
for prudence and practicality. 

A thing that comes does not beat a drum.


That which comes without work is a curse.


You should cross a stream before the floods come.



To ask is the desire to know the way.



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