African Proverb On Cooperation

A herbalist that refuses to ask laymen what leaves he looks for in the bush must have difficulties getting what he wants.

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It is a pot of water that is already full that the world would like to help in filling to the brim.

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If the drum is not made, it is the fault of the master, but if the drum is made but is not beaten, well, that is the fault of the boys.

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A man cannot sit down alone to plan for prosperity.

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If a child shoots an arrow that reaches the top of a tall palm tree, then, it must be that an elderly person carved the arrow for him.

AFRICAN PROVERBS

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  1. We have wise men in Africa.

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    1. πŸ˜€ Our ancestors were really wise and funny.

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      1. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ€£πŸ€£ You got it right!

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  2. Thank you for relating to this post. That’s a beautiful quote by HE. Luccock and I’m glad you shared it on cooperation. Thank you.πŸ‘πŸ’™

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  3. Not an African proverb, but you may like this American quote by H.E. Luccock: β€œNo one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it”.

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