Proverb Source Nigerian

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  • Proverb Source: Nigerian [1]

    Wise Sayings


    A man does not wander far from where his corn is roasting.

    Source: Nigerian
    A rat is not born a rabbit.

    Source: Nigerian
    A tiger does not have to proclaim its tigritude.

    Source: Nigerian
    A traveler to distant places should make no enemies.

    Source: Nigerian
    A tree does not move unless there is wind.

    Source: Nigerian
    A tree is best measured when it's down.

    Source: Nigerian
    A tree is known by its fruit.

    Source: Nigerian
    An old man is there to talk.

    Source: Nigerian
    Fine words do not produce food.

    Source: Nigerian
    "Give me a push from my back" does not mean give me a hunchback.

    Source: Nigerian
    If a blind man says, "Let's throw stones," be assured that he has stepped on one.

    Source: Nigerian
    If a monkey is amongst dogs, why won't it start barking.

    Source: Nigerian
    If crocodiles eat their own eggs, what would they do to the flesh of a frog?

    Source: Nigerian
    If death be terrible, the fault is not in death, but thee.

    Source: Nigerian
    If one finger brought oil it soiled others.

    Source: Nigerian
    If you fail to take away a strong man's sword when he is on the ground, will you do it when he gets up?

    Source: Nigerian
    It is the fear of offence that makes men swallow poison.

    Source: Nigerian
    It is the first step that is difficult.

    Source: Nigerian
    It takes a village to raise a child.

    Source: Nigerian
    It takes all sorts to make a world.

    Source: Nigerian
    No sane person sharpens his machete to cut a banana tree.

    Source: Nigerian
    Not to know is bad; not to wish to know is worse.

    Source: Nigerian
    Not to know the good we have Till time has stolen the cherish'd gift away, Is cause of half the misery that we feel, And makes the world the wilderness it is.

    Source: Nigerian
    Not to oversee workmen, is to leave your purse open.

    Source: Nigerian
    One goat cannot carry another goat's tail.

    Source: Nigerian
    Nigerian [1]