"Where there is peace, God is." ~George Herbert

"Carve your blessings in stone." ~Anon
"I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again." ~William Penn
"Dictum sapienti sat est - A word to a wise person is sufficient." ~Cicero Ovid Seneca

"Words pulsate in the veins of my pen"™Leah C. Dancel

2/13/13

AFRICAN PROVERBS


"A man without a wife is like a vase without flowers." ~African Proverb

"A speaker of truth has no friends." ~African Proverbs

"A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything." ~African Proverb

"Educate a boy, and you educate an individual. Educate a girl, and you educate a community." ~African Proverb

"Even if you sit at the bottom of the stream, you cannot be a fish. If there is a continual going to the well, one day there will be a smashing of the pitcher. The stone in the water knows nothing of the hill which lies parched in the sun." ~African Proverbs

"He who asks questions, cannot avoid the answers>" ~African Proverb

"If you refuse to be made straight when you are green, you will not be made straight when you are dry." ~African Proverb

"Seeing is different than being told." ~African Proverb

“The one who asks questions doesn’t lose his way.” ~African Proverb

"Those who love you are not fooled by mistakes you have made or dark images you hold about yourself. They remember your beauty when you feel ugly; your wholeness when you are broken; your innocence when you feel guilty; and your purpose when you are confused." ~African Saying

"When an old man dies, a library burns down." ~African Proverbs

"When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you." ~African Proverb

"When your mouth stumbles, it's worse than feet." (Oji proverb) ~African Proverb

"If you want to walk quick, walk alone. If you want to walk far, walk together." ~African Saying

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OTHER AFRICAN NATIONS' PROVERBS

"He who listens, understands." ~West African Proverb

"Speak softly and carry a big stick; and you will go far." ~West African Proverb

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