African Quotes

"The sun does not forget...

"The sun does not forget a village just because it is small." – African Proverb
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β€œUntil the lion learns how t...

β€œUntil the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter.” - African Proverb
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β€œWhen there is no enemy wit...

β€œWhen there is no enemy within, the enemy outside can do you no harm.” -African Proverb
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"The child who is not embraced ...

"The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth" - African Proverb
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β€œA child who’s unloved by his ...

β€œA child who’s unloved by his village will burn it down just to feel the warmth” - African proverb
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"If you want to go fast, go...

"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." - African Proverb
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If you want to go quickly, g...

If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. -African proverb.
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The Man w...

The Man was a boy - African quote.
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If you wish to move mountains ...

If you wish to move mountains tomorrow, you must start by lifting stones today - African Proverb
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To love someone who does not love...

To love someone who does not love you, is like shaking a tree to make the dew drops fall. - African Proverb
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Only a fool tests the depth of water with both...

Only a fool tests the depth of water with both feet. - African Proverb Meaning : It is not wise to jump into a situation before thinking about it.
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An ape’s an ape, a varlet’s a varlet, though they be clad in sil...

An ape’s an ape, a varlet’s a varlet, though they be clad in silk or scarle. - African Proverb Meaning : The true nature of a person or thing may be hidden by outside appearance but cannot be changed.
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Restless feet may walk into a snake pit. - African...

Restless feet may walk into a snake pit. - African Proverb Meaning : It is easy for a person to get into trouble when he or she is not busy doing something.
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"The child who is not embraced ...

"The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth." -African Proverb
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"The child who is not embraced b...

"The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth." ~ African Proverb
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"we were watching the sn...

"we were watching the snake & so we missed the scorpion." - African proverb
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"The hunter will always be t...

"The hunter will always be the hero until the lion has his own historian" -African Proverb
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β€œA child that is not embraced b...

β€œA child that is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth” - African proverb
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The one who Asks Qu...

The one who Asks Questions doesn't lose his way. African Proverb
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The child that is not embraced ...

The child that is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel it's warmth - African proverb
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If you want to fast, go alo...

If you want to fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together -- African Proverb
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"The child who is not embraced ...

"The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth" - African proverb
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"Familiarity breeds Co...

"Familiarity breeds Contempt; Distance brings Respect." - African Proverb
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β€œA man who pays respect to t...

β€œA man who pays respect to the great paves the way for his own greatness.” - African Proverb
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β€œFire devours the ...

β€œFire devours the grass, but not the roots.” - African Proverb
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Beware of the naked...

Beware of the naked man who offers you clothes. -African Proverb
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"I've come to appreciate the planet we live on. It's a small ball in a large universe. It's a ve...

"I've come to appreciate the planet we live on. It's a small ball in a large universe. It's a very fragile ball but also very beautiful. You don't recognize that until you see it from a little farther off." - Guion "Guy" Bluford Jr., combat pilot, astronaut, and first African-American in space
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"No man fears wh...

"No man fears what he has seen grow." - African Proverb
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β€œWhen there is no enemy wit...

β€œWhen there is no enemy within, the enemy outside can do you no harm.” - African proverb
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Peace is costly bu...

Peace is costly but it is worth the expense. African proverb
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"I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell m...

"I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' ... There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt." -Maya Angelou
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β€œI don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell m...

β€œI don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' ... There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.” Maya Angelou
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Peace is costly bu...

Peace is costly but it is worth the expense. African proverb
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"If you want to go fast, go...

"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." β€”African proverb
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"Until the lion learns how t...

"Until the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter" -African Proverb
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"If There Is No Enemy With...

"If There Is No Enemy Within, The Enemy Outside Can Do You No Harm. African Proverb.
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β€œI don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell m...

β€œI don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' ... There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.” Maya Angelou.
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"When there is no enemy wi...

"When there is no enemy within, the enemy outside can do you no harm" -African proverb
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"When elephants fight...

"When elephants fight, it's the grass that suffers." -African Proverb
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"When there is no enemy wi...

"When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you." -African proverb
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"He who has not yet reached the oppo...

"He who has not yet reached the opposite shore should not make fun of him who is drowning." - West African Proverb.
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"A falling tree makes mor...

"A falling tree makes more noise than a growing forest." - An old African saying.
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"Until the lion learns how t...

"Until the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter." -African Proverb
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β€œThe lizard that falls high from the iro...

β€œThe lizard that falls high from the iroko tree to the ground praises itself if no one else did”- Chinua Achebe. African quote.
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"When there is no enemy wi...

"When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you" African Proverb
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"Don't look where yo...

"Don't look where you fall, but where you slipped." -African proverb
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If you think you are too small to ma...

If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping in a closed room with a mosquito - African Proverb
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He who forgive...

He who forgives ends the quarrel. β€”African proverb
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When there is no enemy wi...

When there is no enemy within, the enemy outside cannot hurt you. -African Proverb
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β€œIf you want to go fast, g...

β€œIf you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”African proverb
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"When I look at history I am a pessimist...

"When I look at history I am a pessimist... but when I look at prehistory I am an optimist." - JC Smuts, South African statesman
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Β«When the Missionaries arrived, the Africans had the land and the Miss...

Β«When the Missionaries arrived, the Africans had the land and the Missionaries had the Bible. They taught how to pray with our eyes closed. When we opened them, they had the land and we had the Bible.Β» Jomo Kenyatta
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the African-American jazz...

the African-American jazz pianist Fats Waller: "Somebody shoot me while I'm happy!"
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