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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.

Wise African Proverb

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