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Words of wisdom from some of the extensive collection of Chic African Culture African proverbs will encourage and inspire you. Our top 5 favorite African proverbs will give you ancestral insight from the African motherland.

5 inspiring African proverbs

African proverbs are the color and spirit of the African language.


The dog's bark is not might, but fright. - African Proverb

The dog's bark is not might, but fright. - African Proverb.

By Wisdom of Africa Aug 08, 2017

Quiet people are thinkers; in fact, they tend to overthink a particular situation. The dog's bark is not might, but fright African proverb explains people who are quiet may not be afraid, but intensely thinking.


When a home is burnt down the rebuilt home is more beautiful. –Zulu Proverb

When a home is burnt down the rebuilt home is more beautiful. –Zulu Proverb
By Wisdom of Africa Aug 08, 2017

This African proverb shows us that there is an all-knowing being greater and wiser than ourselves.


Eggs cannot teach a hen ~ African Proverb

Eggs can not teach a hen ~ African Proverb
By Wisdom of Africa Aug 08, 2017

Eggs can not teach a hen African Proverb demonstrates the need for children to be respectful to the wisdom of adults.

To live a long time is to see much. ~ African proverb

To live a long time is to see much. ~ African proverb
By Wisdom of Africa Aug 08, 2017

Older people still have much to offer, the knowledge and experience of a lifetime working and the wisdom that comes with age and experience.


The patient person eats ripe fruit. ~ African proverb

The patient person eats ripe fruit. ~ African proverb
By Wisdom of Africa Aug 08, 2017

Although many people are naturally patient, the rest of us need to practice patience for it to become a habit.

What do proverbs do

A proverb is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience. Proverb teach us about life with small understandable Ah- Ha moments.


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African proverb friendship quote to live by

<br><br>African proverb friendship quote to live by
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