Do not find fault with what you do not understand.

Beautiful Sayings of the African Elder Nation

Beautiful Sayings of the African Elder Nation

The house is not too small if husband and wife are in harmony.

Listen to your elder's wise instruction in life through their proverbs and sayings.


You cannot take two skins from one goat.

It is better to carry an empty sack than to have the devil in it.

Even the devil knows what is right, but he will not do it.

Beautiful Sayings of the African Elder Nation

Elders wear a garland of silver and grey to grace their heads.


The garden needs no prayers, just rain.

Who spends much will soon beg.

It is better to weep with the wise than to sing with the fool.

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