African Culture is World Heritage

African Proverb

African Proverb
Distance diminishes the elephant

Setting a Good Example African Proverbs

Setting a Good Example African Proverbs

Setting a Good Example African Proverbs


You cannot deny the simple beauty and power of an African Proverb



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

Happy African 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


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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


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