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African Proverb – Patriotism

A glorious past is the work of a glorious man. African Proverb.

If the owner of a calabash calls it a worthless calabash, others will join him to use it to pack rubbish.
– African Proverb

There is no elephant that is burdened by the weight of it’s trunk and no elephant is burdened by the weight of it’s tusks. – African Proverb.

When the elderly ones in the house travel, the younger ones quickly grow in experience.
African Proverb.

When one is taking a chicken from it’s roost, the hen is bound to attack at least with its claws. – African Proverb.

Even when fire has done its very worst, one still has to resort to it.
– African Proverb

Florence Ezekafor View All

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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