Your Attitude African Proverbs
As the ancestors say, if you really want to be happy, be happy. Your number one mission in life is to create and maintain a positive attitude for yourself and everyone around. When you have an attitude of hopefulness, belief and enthusiasm, prospects grow and difficulties disappear.
Attitude is one of the most commonly used and yet most misunderstood words.
Most people think they have a positive attitude-unfortunately, most of those people are wrong.
Learn from your African ancestors with these thought provoking African Proverbs.
Suffering is a teacher.
If you heal the leg of a person, do not be surprised if he uses to run away from you.
Truth crosses fire without getting burnt.
The one who does not ask does not learn.
Days look alike but yet they are not the same.
Don’t bargain for a cut that is still hidden in a bag.
Every town with its way of cutting a chicken.
The chicken is never proven innocent in the court of the hawks.
The crocodile does not have babies that end up acting like fish.
A leopard always has the spots.
A wise person does not fall down on the same hill twice.
The patient person eats ripe fruit.
The one who loves does not take revenge.
A person in need never gets tired.
Even sweet things have their limits.
The beer pot untie many tongues.
The basket that was used to carry a gift to a neighbor will bring back another gift.
The person who stirs the filth ends by smelling bad.
Blessing is like the wind, even when doors are closed it enters.
Your friend’s wealth is not yours.
Whoever counts the mistakes of his or her friend can never love.
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