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68 African Proverbs

We start as fools and become wise through experience.

When a fool is cursed, he thinks he is being praised.

When a king has good counselors, his reign is peaceful.

When a needle falls into a deep well, many people will look into the well, but few will be ready to go down after it.

When elephant steps on a trap, no more trap.

When elephants fight, it is the grass who suffers.

When the big tree falls, the goat eats its leaves.

When the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.

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

When two elephants fight, it is the grass that gets trampled.

When you know who his friend is, you know who he is.

When you live next to the cemetery, you cannot weep for everyone.

Whether the knife falls on the melon or the melon on the knife, the melon suffers.

Whoever tells the truth is chased out of nine villages.

Whom a serpent has bitten a lizard alarms.

Wood already touched by fire is not hard to set alight.

You can tell ripe corn by its look.

You must judge a man by the work of his hands.