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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

You become wise when you begin to run out of money

African proverbs on being wise, humble and sensible. African Proverbs are one of the oldest wise sayings revered the world round. Proverbs teach us to worry less and love more, listen to good advice and take responsibility for our actions. African proverbs show us how to accept change and understand ourselves.


African proverbs on being wise, humble and sensible.


You become wise when you begin to run out of money ~ Ghanaian Proverb
You become wise when you
begin to run out of money ~ Ghanaian Proverb

Leading a race does not mean that you will win it. ~ Bemba Proverb



Optimism leads to riches and pessimism leads to poverty. ~ Kenyan Proverb


It is survival, not bravery that makes a man climb a thorny tree. ~ Ugandan Proverb
 


One cannot see oneself, a stone cannot push itself. ~ Boran Proverb


If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom ~ Nigerian Proverb

A climbing plant with tendrils cannot grow on its own without the support of a tree. ~ Oromia Proverb


Even the lion will eat grass if he is starving ~ Ndebele Proverb

You become wise when you begin to run out of money ~ Ghanaian Proverb

One should either become a pillar or lean against one. ~ Kenyan Proverb


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