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African Proverb

African Proverb
Distance diminishes the elephant

Much to do about love African proverbs

Much to do about love African proverbs

Discover thought provoking African Proverbs on love, faith and hope as your thoughts center on the positive things in life. Love is not overrated, love is underrated.


Much to do about love African proverbs

Much to do about love African proverbs and sayings


One who loves should not hate.


The blind man planted pumpkin seeds and the sun continued to shine on them.


One does not have to tell the eye that it is brother to the nose.


One who asks questions does not lose their way.


One tree does not make a great forest.


When the eyes are blinded, the eyelids take over the seeing.


When troubles befall a person, then he finds out those who love them.


Laughter is exterior, but love is in the heart.


If you want to catch fish, do not shake the water.


Pull the child out of the water before you punish it.


If nothing troubles you, you were not born.


Broken things last long.


Everyone thinks his own burden heavy.


If a man calls you and you refuse to answer, you will be driven to reply if he persists in calling you.


Word does not prevent word.


The world is large, yet you hear no noise.


In dreams and in love there are no impossibilities.


Might and strength simply cannot produce love.

 
Love African proverbs
Love African proverbs

Love is heaven's gift.


Drain the crab hole dry, there will be drops of water found in it still.


In the absence of the leopard the dog trespasses in its den.


As many suffer from too much as too little.


Long-life furnishes a chance to achieve great things.


The rain that falls on rejected love can fall on undertaken love too.


A woman, when she either loves or hates, will dare anything.


If we love for the sake of wealth, we shall hate when poverty comes.


He who loves his wealth better than his friends does not attract love.


Love is no respecter of persons.


If the rat that walks about in the day fall into a trap, how more liable to be caught are those who walkabout in the night?


If raindrops fail to fill the bucket, dewdrops cannot fill it.



It was the sudden fall of rain that obliged goats and sheep to rush together in one place.


What can't be cured must be endured.


Cockroaches have no protection of their lives in a country inhabited by fowls.


If you are drowning in the sea, drink enough of its water at once.


You are not the alligator's brother after all your best swimming in the water by its side.


Great events hang on small things.


One finger does not pick out the vermin in your head.


If money brings love into the house, it will carry it back when it returns.



A snake curled up eats nothing.



Much to do about love African proverbs



Marriage of Tau and Oni African Folktale of love and marriage passed down from generation to generation.


Marriage of Tau and Oni African folklore of love and marriage
Love is the Pillar of the World

African Folktale Marriage of Tau and Oni 


Ayo had a most beautiful daughter Oni visited by many wealthy men asking for her hand in marriage. 

However, her father Ayo would insist he empty the river with a peanut shell before he would agree to marriage for his only daughter.  

The men always walked away in disappointment for the task was impossible, they thought Ayo to be a fool until, at last, one suitor Tau, actually tried to empty the river with a peanut shell!  

Tyo won the beautiful Oni hand in marriage for the father said: "Kdm ago tsuru baditsia tsido, He who is truly in love agrees to the impossible.” 


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