Proverb Source Congolese

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  • Proverb Source: Congolese

    Wise Sayings


    A cat goes to a monastery, but she still remains a cat.

    Category: Animals Source: Congolese
    A pretty basket does not prevent worries.

    Category: Animals Source: Congolese
    A pretty face and fine clothes do not make character.
    Source: Congolese
    A priest sees people at their best, a lawyer at their worst, but a doctor sees them as they really are.

    Source: Congolese
    Death does not sound a trumpet.

    Source: Congolese
    Little by little grow the bananas.

    Category: Food Source: Congolese
    Lower your head modestly while passing, and you will harvest bananas.

    Category: Food Source: Congolese
    No matter how full the river, it still wants to grow.
    Source: Congolese
    No matter how hard you throw a dead fish in the water, it still won't swim.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Congolese
    What is said over the dead lion's body could not be said to him alive.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Congolese
    When the bee comes to your house, let her have beer; you may want to visit the bee's house some day.

    Source: Congolese