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Everyone will Undergo the Sentence of the Grave

Everyone will undergo the sentence of the grave. Death and burial collection of wise Igbo African proverbs teach practical lessons on death and dying since everyone will  undergo the sentence of the grave.



Where there is a dead body, both criers and laughers are found ~Igbo Proverb
Where there is a dead body, both criers and laughers are found ~Igbo Proverb

Death African Igbo Proverbs

Death African Igbo Proverbs


Everyone will Undergo the Sentence of the Grave


The debt that a strong man owes to the earth is death


Things that are sweet are killers


One who constantly disagrees will agree on the death mat


Death does not recognize the chief


The corpse does not know that it is being mourned


Where there is a dead body, both criers and laughers are found


A poor person thinks about money more than death


He who will go tomorrow finds tomorrow has already gone

He who will go tomorrow finds tomorrow has already gone

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