African Proverb Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old African Proverb quotes, African Proverb sayings, and African Proverb proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

When cats are hairdressers, rats will always go around with uncombed hair. African Proverb
He who asks questions, cannot avoid the answers African Proverb
Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. African Proverb
Life is like a boat you move on when you paddle and stay in the same place if not. African Proverb
The buffalo does not wander from the marsh where it was born. African Proverb
A man who pays respect to the great paves the way for his own greatness. African Proverb
To get lost is to learn the way. African Proverb
Don't praise a cottage in which you haven't slept yet. African Proverb
The end of an ox is beef, and the end of a lie is grief. African Proverb
The roaring lion kills no game. African Proverb
For tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today. African Proverb
Untouched drums are silent. African Proverb
He that beats the drum for the mad man to dance is no better than the mad man himself. African Proverb
To try and fail is not laziness. African Proverb
The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth. African Proverb
Sometimes the face cab tell what the lips can't say. African Proverb
Of all parts of the body, the face alone can stand in for the entire person and represent him to the world. African Proverb
Send a boy where he wants to go and you see his best pace. African Proverb
When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion. African Proverb
A crab does not beget a bird. African Proverb
Children are not a burden. The elephant does not find its trunk heavy; nor does mother her baby. African Proverb
When the snake is in the house, one need not discuss the matter at length. African Proverb
If you are in hiding, don't light a fire. African Proverb