Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone
Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone African proverb teaches love, security and recognition should be at the heart of family life.
Teaching Lesson African Proverb
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Children need leading in the right direction. When one hits you with a stone, you do not hit others with a piece of cotton.
It is easy to recognize when a child needs food when they are hungry and warm clothes when they are cold. Yet, a child’s mental and emotional needs may not be as obvious. Children need leading in the right direction. When children grow up without love they look for love and acceptance wherever they can find it because they never experienced love in a healthy way. Abuse can disrupt a child's emotional development.
|Abuse can derail a child's emotional development|
More teaching lesson African sayings, quotes and proverbs
If better were within, better would come out.
When one hits you with a stone, you do not hit others with a piece of cotton.
In time, a mouse will gnaw through a cable.
More than one war has been kindled by a single word.
Falsehood is the devil's daughter and speaks her father's tongue.
Do not depend on people who make great pretensions and boast of their power and influence, for they will fail you in time of need.
Sometimes you sow red beans and white beans grow.
As we are inwardly, so shall we appear outwardly.
The learned have eyes; the ignorant have merely two spots on the face.
To a cussed vessel, every wind is opposing.
As a man's heart is so does he speak.
A little stone may upset a large cart.
As is the king, so will the virtue be.