Proverb Source African proverb



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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • William Hone
  • John Heywood

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  • Proverb Source: African proverb [1] [2]

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    A crab walks, so walks his children.
    Category: Children Source: African proverb
    A man with a cough cannot conceal himself.
    Category: Wisdom Source: African proverb
    However long the night, the dawn will break.
    Source: African proverb
    No man fears what he has seen grow.
    Source: African proverb
    Only a fool tests the water with both feet.
    Source: African proverb
    The frog enjoys itself in water but not in hot water.
    Category: Foolishness Source: African proverb
    The house of the loud talker, leaks.
    Source: African proverb
    The rain falls on every roof.
    Source: African proverb
    When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.
    Source: African proverb
    A barber does not shave himself.
    Category: Wisdom Source: African proverb
    A chick that will grow into a cock can be spotted the very day it hatches.
    Category: Wisdom Source: African proverb
    A comb becomes bad when it hurts you.
    Category: Wisdom Source: African proverb
    A cutting word is worse than a bowstring, a cut may heal, but the cut of the tongue does not.
    Category: Wisdom Source: African proverb
    A fool looks for dung where the cow never browsed.
    Category: Wisdom Source: African proverb
    A fool may chance to put something into a wise man's head.
    Category: Wisdom Source: African proverb
    A proud heart can survive a general failure because such a failure does not prick its pride.
    Source: African proverb
    A stranger has big eyes but sees nothing.
    Source: African proverb
    A stream cannot rise about its source.
    Source: African proverb
    A weapon which you don't have in your hand won't kill a snake.
    Source: African proverb
    Ashes fly back into the face of him who throws them.
    Source: African proverb
    Before shooting, one must aim.
    Source: African proverb
    Confiding a secret to an unworthy person is like carrying grain in a bag with a hole.
    Source: African proverb
    Do not call to a dog with a whip in your hand.
    Source: African proverb
    Don't set sail on someone else's star.
    Source: African proverb
    For tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
    Source: African proverb
    African proverb [1] [2]