African proverb meaning is no one is self-sufficient; everyone relies on others.
More African proverb lessons from the ancestors on no man is an island.
A climbing plant with tendrils cannot grow on its own without the support of a tree.
One hand alone cannot wash the body.
A man with a cough cannot conceal himself.
Ashes always fly back in the face of him who throws them.
One should either become a pillar or lean against one.
If generously shared, a flea can be bitten twice.
The head that touches the ground a birth, will not fail to touch the ground at death.
One cannot see oneself, a stone cannot push itself.
The neck does not recognize that the head is heavy.
Men’s ideas helped to locate the snake.