Setting a Good Example African Proverbs
African Proverbs on setting a good example for others to follow motivates and inspires us to be our best at leadership, teamwork, and creating successful lives.
You cannot deny the simple beauty and power of an African Proverb
The young calf learns to eat grass by seeing others do it once. - Tanzanian Proverb
You can't use your hand to force the sun to set.
- Nigerian Proverb
Teeth that are together help each other in chewing food. - Kenyan Proverb
When the shepherd comes home in peace, the milk is sweet. - Ethiopian proverb
A climbing plant with tendrils cannot grow on its own without the support of a tree. - Kenyan Proverb
A cutting word is worse than a bowstring, a cut may heal, but the cut of the tongue does not. - Swahili Proverb
If there is no enemy within the enemy outside cannot do any harm. - Mandinka Senegalese Proverb
For the benefit of the flowers, we water the thorns, too. - Kenyan Proverb
Rotten wood cannot be carved. - Swahili Proverb
Sometimes you sow red beans and wh1te beans grow. - Nigerian Proverb
The learned have eyes; the ignorant have merely two spots on the face. - Ethiopian Proverb
When one is thirsty, one thousand pearls are not worth one drop of water. - Swahili Proverb
Two sisters are one trunk. - Nigerian Proverb
Short folklore stories from Africa to make you fall in love with myths and legends again from the motherland.