Sankofa African Proverbs
Sankofa teaches how to productively learn from the past and developing oneself.
Learning from experiences is one of the ways in which we decide if experience may frighten us, weaken us or make us self-doubt, but it may also make us stronger. Sankofa teaches there are valuable lessons to be learned from the past.
Sankofa African Proverbs on learning from experience; knowledge is a personal characteristic that allow us to look at the past in order to see the future.
Learn from Experience African Proverbs
By Chic African Culture
Learn from Experience Sankofa African Proverbs
Those who use their teeth for climbing know which trees are bitter.
It is not always the one who speaks the loudest who wins the dispute.
One who makes soup does not know what one who pounds yam experiences.
When a snail crawls, it pulls its shell along with it.
If the hand opens the door, the mouth will claim responsibility.
The Sankofa word is derived from the Twi language words:
FA (look, seek and take).
Sankofa symbolizes learn from experience and quest for knowledge based on examination and investigation of your past to learn from the good and bad experiences.