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WELCOME!  We created LifelinesProverbs.com to encourage people to share proverbs and wise sayings from and with African/Black communities across the world.

Our website includes features such as Today’s African Proverb,  an African Proverb Generator, African Proverb Polls, videos and other resources for visitors interested in proverbs. We invite you to visit LifelinesProverbs.com often.

We welcome the comments and insights you have shared with us and in particular, we enjoy your sharing proverbs with us.  Response to Today’s African Proverb has been so warm and encouraging that we set up several ways for you to receive proverbs taken from our collective database of over 7,000 proverbs. As an option to receiving daily proverbs via e-mail, you may find proverbs posted on our Facebook page or on our Daily Lifelines page.  We want you to stay connected to us, and hope you will read Lifelines: The Black Book of Proverbs, if you have not already done so.

We look forward to your joining us in our daily discovery as “when the truth is missing, proverbs are used to discover it.” (Yoruba)

*’….’*:-.,_,.-:*’….Yvonne & Askhari….’*:-.,_,.-:*’….’
Authors, Lifelines: The Black Book of Proverbs

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  1. NGOY Freddy says:

    I’m just preparing a book about law proverbs in DRC. I’ll be interesting with your experiences in africa proverb.
    I think that african can developpe own way by studing and understanding african proverb.

    • Drhodari says:

      Agreed. Our book has proverbs on conflict, justice, resolution, etc. Since we are rebuilding the database on our website, we may not yet have many available on the website, but try the proverb generator. Also, there should be more than 1,000 different proverbs on our Facebook page, but I know there are some proverbs that relate to law. Hope this helps.

  2. Ajibabi Adebola. says:

    So proud to be here.

  3. Godfrey Masauli says:

    I love African sayings and im looking foward to learning more of them!

  4. mulwa ndau says:

    The pride,my pride..

  5. Jacqueline Harris says:

    African sayings are so meaningful

  6. Joanna Farmer says:

    Thank you for your work! What a blessing you are to all of us!

  7. Khamis chacha says:

    Am proud to an african.

  8. Gabriel Ngwira says:

    I like african proverbs and it helps me understand issues

  9. apam isaac says:

    i am african and african proverbs is the force of nature that drive me into the future and also help me to see into my past african culture and history that shows that africa is really mother of nature.I AM PROUD TO BE AN AFRICAN.

  10. Great niche content -interesting and many areas new to me.
    Hope to meet Yvonne this week in Kingston

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