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Wisdom with love from your ancestors

Don't put the key to happiness in someone else's pocket, wisdom with love African proverbs from your ancestors.

African proverbs are popular short sayings created from ancestral insight hand down from generation to generation. Wise sayings in the language of proverbs have been passed down for generations in African culture.

Don't put the key to happiness in someone else's pocket.

African proverbs express the timeless wisdom of African people.


The frown on the face of the goat will not stop it from being taken to the market.

To wash a donkey's tail is loss of time and soap

Wisdom with love from your ancestors

Don't put the key to happiness in someone else's pocket.

The frown on the face of the goat will not stop it from being taken to the market.

To wash a donkey's tail is loss of time and soap.

The disobedient fowl obeys in a pot of soup.

The disobedient fowl obeys in a pot of soup.

The person who is not patient cannot eatwell-cooked dishes.

The past years are in moonlight, the years to come are in darkness.

The past years are in moonlight, the years to come are in darkness.

The person who is not patient cannot eat well cooked dishes


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