Do not find fault with what you do not understand.

Life lessons Cameroonian Proverbs

Life lessons Cameroonian Proverbs Life lessons Cameroonian proverbs.

Cameroon is slightly larger than the US state of California with a large youth population, more than 60% under the age of 25. Despite its youth, Cameroonians believe ancestral proverbs are the expression of ancestors that contain time-tested wisdom, truth, lessons, and advice.

 
Cameroon is slightly larger than the US state of California with a large youth population, more than 60% under the age of 25.
Going for a walk in Cameroon 


Life lessons Cameroonian proverbs

The one who travels knows more than the one who studies.
 
The weight of something is felt by the one carrying it.
 
A chicken is heavy when the journey is long.
 
A person that does not listen to advice will be left alone to find their own solution to where they are going.
 
A child who is destined to lead will walk with his ancestors.
 
Never spoil the air where you sleep.
 
A village is good when one is passing by. A flexible hand cannot easily break.
 
A lion that wants to eat you does not look at your size.
 
The sweetness of something depends on the eater.
 
A man turns in his bed but not on his words.

A lazy man has the energy to eat but not to work.
 
A child who is destined to lead will walk with his ancestors.
A child who is destined to lead will walk with his ancestors.

This Week’s Best Posts and Pages

Top ten African countries with the most Gold Olympic medals

Using Amen and Ashe or Ase

Highest Temperature Lowest Temperature in Africa

Percentage of White people living in Africa

African cultures express, encourage, and communicate energy

Support African History and Culture

Chic African Culture and The African Gourmet are dedicated to discovering, collecting and sharing African history and heritage celebrating 14 years of service in 2021. Share and support in the pride of being part of an important cultural and educational resource.



Being African in America I have grown up learning about different ethnic cultures. My father and mother are historians of African culture and history and their influence expanded my activities to several best-selling cookbooks, magazine columns, self-branded products, and a popular African culture and food blog.

Chic African Culture


Be better than average and support African history and culture.