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Silly in love African Proverbs

Silly in love African Proverbs

Love can change a person, one greedy for love makes himself playful and is silly in love.

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Silly in love African Proverbs

You cannot make someone love you, people who are on the verge of death by love do not hear the drum beat.

African Proverbs

By Chic African Culture

You must not fool yourself, after being fooled once, one should be wary so they cannot be fooled again.

Constant dropping wears away the stone.

The greatest crime in a desert is to find water and keep silent about it.

One half of the world laughs at the other.

What is enough was never little.

  Lions rush to attack bulls; they do not attack butterflies.

Lions rush to attack bulls; they do not attack butterflies.

To wait is not to tremble.

To wash a donkeys tail is loss of time and soap. After mischance everyone is wise.

The good looking fruit could be rotten inside. 

 The good looking fruit could be rotten inside.

A honey tongue and a foul heart leads to unhappiness.

What was, won't come back. When things are done with, they are done with.

Never love anybody who treats you like you're ordinary.

Never love anybody who treats you like you're ordinary.

Who doesn't appreciate the little does not deserve the big.

A bird sits on a tree it likes.

A sweet potato cannot be straightened.

The ladle cannot serve anything if the pot is empty.

The conditions that one can comfortably live with, might be unacceptable to another.

The ladle cannot serve anything if the pot is empty.


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