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