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African Proverb – Living

The most beautiful fig may contain a worm.

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If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents.

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Dress up a stick and it will be a beautiful bride.

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He who fears the sun will not become a chief.

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Judge not your beauty by the number of people who look at you but rather the number of people who smile at you.

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It’s those ugly caterpillars that turn into beautiful butterflies after seasons.

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It’s no shame at all to work for money.

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A family is like a forest when you are outside, it is dense when you are inside, you see that each tree has its space.

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If your cornfield is far from your house, the birds will eat your corn.

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If the cockroach wants to rule over the chicken, it must have the fox as its bodyguard.

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African Proverbs.
Proverbs are the daughters of experience.


African proverbs have a lot of wisdom in them and one gets to the meaning with much deeper thought.

If you have related proverbs, do share with us.

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I'm a food scientist who has chosen the path of creative writing- the one thing which comes to me naturally.
Back in 2013, my love for teaching young learners propelled me into picking teaching as a career. I taught English, Maths and Science in the United Arab Emirates where I lived for ten years. Right now, I live in Coal City, a beautiful hilly area of my country Nigeria.
My website Fiez-writer is a product of my extreme desire to share my writing with the world. Here, I share fiction, poems, thoughts and writing tips.
A huge part of my life is spent with my lovely family and I'm a proud mother to three brilliant kids.

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