Category Archives: Daily Lifelines

Today’s African Proverb (4.16.14)

If nakedness promises you a dress, first look at what nakedness is wearing. (-Africa)  Be the first to like. Like Unlike

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Today’s African Proverb (4.15.14)

Different village, different people. (-Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kunama)  2 people like this post. Like Unlike

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Today’s African Proverb (4.14.14)

Don’t look for speed in a cheap horse; be content if the horse neighs. (-Nigeria)  2 people like this post. Like Unlike

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Today’s African Proverb (4.13.14)

What is sensible today may be madness at another time. (-Africa)  2 people like this post. Like Unlike

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Today’s African Proverb (4.12.14)

You estimate the size of an animal before you hit the animal with a stick. (-Ghana)  2 people like this post. Like Unlike

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Today’s African Proverb (4.11.14)

What you yearn for makes you throw away what you have.  (-Uganda)  4 people like this post. Like Unlike

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Today’s African Proverb (4.10.14)

The mouth must not relate everything the eyes see. (-Benin, Nigeria, Togo, Yoruba)  1 person likes this post. Like Unlike

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Today’s African Proverb (4.9.14)

Be careful about straightening other people’s fences when your own fences are leaning. (-Angola, Namibia)  4 people like this post. Like Unlike

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Today’s African Proverb (4.8.14)

Eating is sweet, digging is weariness. (-Tanzania, Zanzibar)  2 people like this post. Like Unlike

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Today’s African Proverb (4.7.14)

Kindness can pluck the hairs of a lion’s mustache. (-Sudan)  2 people like this post. Like Unlike

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Today’s African Proverb (4.6.14)

If someone’s eyes are red, don’t slap her in the face. (-Ghana)  3 people like this post. Like Unlike

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Today’s African Proverb (4.5.14)

Don’t stretch out your open hand to one who has never before given you anything. (-Uganda)  1 person likes this post. Like Unlike

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Today’s African Proverb (4.4.14)

It is a person one does not love whose house seems distant. (-Yoruba)   Be the first to like. Like Unlike

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Today’s African Proverb (4.3.14)

A person who uses force is afraid of reason.  (-Kenya)   2 people like this post. Like Unlike

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Today’s African Proverb 4.2.14

Be a mountain or lean on one. (-Somalia)  5 people like this post. Like Unlike

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