Work and Productivity Proverbs

© Copyright 2010 CorbisCorporationPlease enjoy these work and productivity proverbs.

  • A farmer does not conclude by the mere look of it that a corn is unripe; he tears it open for examination. (-Nigeria)
  • Little by little that a bird builds its nest. (-Nigeria)
  • An ant-hill that is destined to become a giant ant-hill will definitely become one, no matter how many times it is destroyed by elephants. (-Nigeria)
  • He who is afraid of doing too much always does too little. (-Nigeria)
  • Sleep and indolence are not cousins of a good harvest. (-Nigeria)

For more African proverbs on work and productivity (and many other life topics) please see Lifelines: The African Book of Proverbs.

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  1. awimbo evans says:

    wealth of knowledge indeed

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