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African Proverb Quotes

Sayings of African Origin

When deeds speak, words are nothing.

Category: Action

Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.

Category: Character

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

Category: Conceit

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

Category: Enemies

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

Category: Failure

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

Category: Fools And Foolishness

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

Category: History And Historians

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.

Category: Perseverance

A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything

Category: Wisdom