11 African Proverbs To Live By
Our world is a complex place. International turmoil. Conflict. Disasters. It’s enough to suppress even the most optimistic. Times like these require wise words. Words that cut through the noise and open your mind to a new reality.
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The fool speaks, the wise man listens. ~ Ethiopia
In the moment of crisis, the wise build bridges and the foolish build dams. ~ Nigeria
If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom. ~ Africa
A man who uses force is afraid of reasoning. ~Kenya
Wealth, if you use it, comes to an end; learning, if you use it, increases. ~ Swahili proverb
Peace is costly but it is worth the expense. ~Kenya
If you can’t resolve your problems in peace, you can’t solve them in war. ~ Somalia
Money can’t talk, yet it can make lies look true. ~ South Africa
You must act as if it is impossible to fail. ~ Ashanti
Patience is the key which solves all problems. ~ Sudan
Anger and madness are brothers. ~African Proverb
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