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When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

African Proverbs
  • Enemy

A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

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  • wisdom

Until the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter.

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  • story

Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped.

African Proverbs
  • failure

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. John P. Weiss about persistence in life.

African Proverbs
  • persistence

When there is no enemy within, the enemy outside can do you no harm.

African Proverbs
  • inner

If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom.

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  • pride

When deeds speak, words are nothing.

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  • Actions

Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.

African Proverbs
  • Fools

In darkness, the stone becomes the buffalo.

African Proverbs
  • power

When elephants fight it is the grass that suffers.

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  • War

Whatever accomplishment you boast of in the world, there is someone better than you.

African Proverbs
  • Vanity

When spider webs unite they can tie up a lion.

African Proverbs
  • Unity

Until the lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter.

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  • History

He who does not know one thing knows another

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  • Knowledge

The hand that rocks the cradle rules the nation and its destiny.

African Proverbs
  • Patriotism

Indecision is like a stepchild: if he does not wash his hands, he is called dirty, if he does, he is wasting water.

African Proverbs
  • Decisions

No matter how full the river, it still wants to grow.

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  • Rivers

Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.

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  • Character

If your buttocks burn, you know you have done wrong.

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  • Punishment

The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth.

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  • embraced

Parents give birth to the body of their children, but not always to their characters.

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  • parents

Knowledge is like a garden; if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested.

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  • cultivated

Little by little a little becomes a lot.

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  • gradation

Peace is costly but it is worth the expense.

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  • peace

He who burns down his house knows why ashes cost a fortune.

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  • ashes


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