African proverbs teach when peace, like a river, attendeth my way, when sorrows like sea billows roll; whatever my lot, Thou has taught me to say, it is well, it is well, with my soul.
African proverbs teaching faith, perseverance and hopefulness, reminding us it is well with the soul.
It is with patience that one dissects a bee to see its intestines. ~ Ewe Proverb
Whatever is sugared kills, whereas that which is bitter heals ~ Kenyan Proverb
Good things are found among thorns ~ Democratic Republic of Congo
To live long is to see many things. ~ Orma Proverb
One who bathes willingly with cold water does not feel the cold. ~ Tanzanian Proverb
A lone traveler is swept away by a stream. ~ Malawi Proverb
Although the grass looks even, there are paths in between. ~ Ewe Proverb
Kneeling you eat with others, keep standing and you eat nothing. ~ Zambian Proverb
Not all knowledge is taught in school ~ Twi Proverb
The person whose feet feel the morning dew is better than the person who remains at the fireplace. ~ Tanzanian Proverb
Things of today do not relate or transfer with things of tomorrow, for tomorrow God knows. ~ Kenyan Proverb
When you are given, you should also give ~ Kenyan Proverb