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Sunday, October 25, 2015

What does wisdom look like?

What does wisdom look like? The way of a fool is right in his own eyes, but a wise man listens to advice.



Kanuri Wisdom African Proverbs


Angalte simlan gani kdrgd, kdldlan kdrgd
Wisdom is not in the eye but in the head.


Kdrgete, sima kdm kdnnuro tsdtin, sima kdm tsdnndro tsdtin
It is the heart that carries one to fire or to heaven.

What does wisdom look like? Kanuri Wisdom African Proverbs
What does wisdom look like?  
Kanuri Wisdom African Proverbs

Ago komdnde ntsinite, diinon mdnem, pdndem bdgo
If you seek to obtain by force what God has not given you, you will not keep it.


Ge'di kdnadiben tsdnndwa
At the bottom of patience, there is heaven.


Tama siigo dinidbe
Hope is the pillar of the world.


Did you know?
The Kanuri language is a collection of African language dialects with about 4 million speakers from the ancient Kanem and Bornu empires of Chad, Cameroon Libya, Niger, Nigeria, and Sudan.

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