Life is a song-sing it.Life is a game-play it.Life is a challenge-meet it.Life is a dream-realize it.Life is a sacrifice-offer it.Life is a love-enjoy it.-Sai Baba

Good friends,good books and a sleepy conscience:this is the ideal life.

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.-Charles Darwin

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- Confucius

120+ African proverbs about life, love, woman. beauty and togetherness

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African proverbs about life

Life is like a mirror if you fawn it, it fawns back and if you smile, it smiles.
  • Birds sing not because they have answers but because they have songs. -African Proverb
  • For tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today. -African Proverb
  • Arriving and leaving, hoping and remembering, that's what life consists of.- Haitian Proverb.
  • Success in life largely depends on how you handle your failures.
  • Life is like a boat you move on when you paddle and stay in the same place if not.
  • He who learns, teaches. -African Proverbs
  • If the full moon loves you, why worry about the stars? -Tunisia
  • If you offend, ask for a pardon; if offended forgive. -African Proverb
  • There are many colorful flowers on the path of life, but the prettiest have the sharpest thorns. - African Proverb.
  • Children are the reward of life.- Congolese Proverb.
  • It is not what you are called, but what you answer to. -African Proverb
  • Life has always been a mixture of joy and pain, wealth and poverty.- Dominican Proverb
  • Let your love be like the misty rain, coming softly but flooding the river.- Liberia Proverb
  • Life is a shadow and a mist; it passes quickly by, and is no more.
  • The coffin seller wants a long life for himself and a short life for others..
  • God has created lands with lakes and bountiful rivers for man to live. And the wide deserts so that he can find his soul.- Tuareg Proverb.

 African proverbs about love

  • Love is like a baby: it needs to be treated tenderly. - African proverb
  • He who loves the vase loves also what is inside. -African Proverb
  • Even as the archer loves the arrow that flies, so too he loves the bow that
  • remains constant in his hands.- Nigeria
  • Love, like rain, does not choose the grass on which it falls. -South Africa
  • One who loves the vase, loves also what is inside.  
  • A letter from the heart can be read on the face. Kenya
  • It is better to be loved than feared.
  • Coffee and love taste best when hot. — Ethiopian proverb
  • Love doesn’t rely on physical features.
  • Love is a despot who spares no one. Namibia
  • Don’t be so in love that you can’t tell when it’s raining. –Madagascar Proverb
  • Do not treat your loved one like a swinging door: you are fond of it but you push it back and forth. -Malagasy Proverb.


 African proverbs about woman

  • A woman's polite devotion is her greatest beauty.- African Prover
  • The laughter of a child is the light of a house. - African Proverb
  • A woman is never old when it comes to the dance she knows.
  • The beauty of a woman becomes useless if there is no one to admire it.- African Proverb
  • A woman who pursues a man for sex looses her spiritual beauty.
  •  Where a woman rules, stream run uphill.
  • No matter how big a child is, he cannot deny that he was once carried on the back of a woman.


 African proverbs about family

  •  A united family eats from the same plate. - Kiganda Proverb
  •  So many little things makes a man love a woman in a big way. - Ghanian Proverb
  • A real family eats the same cornmeal. - African Proverbs
  • A father never resembles his son, it's the son that resembles the father. - African Proverb
  • A father voodoos with his son and a mother voodoos with her daughter. - African Proverb
  • Even the maid has a family.- South African Proverb
  •  Marriage has teeth and it bites hard. - Jamaican Proverb
  • A family name is not cooked and eaten, one's life is the thing. -Nigerian Proverb
  • If you educate a man you educate one individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a family. -Fanti Proverb.


 African proverbs about beauty

  • If you want beauty, you must be injured.- Swahili Proverb
  • Beauty widout grace like rose widout smell. -Jamaican Proverb
  • Beauty is an empty calabash.- Cameroonian Proverb
  • Beauty and folly are constant companions. - Costa Rican Proverb
  • You are beautiful; but learn to work, for you cannot eat your beauty.- Congolese Proverb
  • Beauty and folly are constant companions. - Costa Rican Proverb
  • You are beautiful; but learn to work, for you cannot eat your beauty.- Congolese Proverb
  • There is always a winner even in a monkey's beauty contest.- African Proverb
  • Even the colours of a chameleon are for survival not beauty.
  • Ugliness with a good character is better than beauty.- Nigerian Proverb
  • Despite the beauty of the moon, sun and the stars, the sky also has a threatening thunder and striking lightening. -African Proverb
  • If there is character, ugliness becomes beauty; if there is none, beauty becomes ugliness.- Nigerian Proverb
  • A man possesses beauty in his quality and a woman possesses quality in her beauty.- Cuban Proverb
  • Greatness and beauty do not belong to the gods alone. - Nigerian proverb.

 African proverbs on leadership

  • A leader who does not take advice is not a leader.
  • Leadership does not depend on age.
  • The humble pay for the mistakes of their leaders.
  • If a leader loves you, he makes sure you build your house on rock
  • The one nearest to the enemy is the real leader
  • A canoe does not know who the leader is – when it turns over everyone gets wet.
  • He who thinks he is leading and has no one following him is only taking a walk.- Malawi Proverb.

  •  African proverbs about  strength
  • Though the lion and the antelope happen to live in the same forest, the antelope still has time to grow up. - Ghanaian Proverb.
  • He who has travelled alone can tell what he likes. - Rwandan Proverbs
  • Even the best dancer on the stage must retire sometime. African Proverb
  •  What is said over the dead lion’s body could not be said to him alive.

African proverbs about togetherness

  • Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable. - Bondei proverb
  • I am because we are; we are because I am.
  • A single bracelet does not jingle. - Congolese proverb
  • Cross the river in a crowd and the crocodile won’t eat you. - African proverb
  • Many hands make light work. - Haya (Tanzania) proverb
  • Two ants do not fail to pull one grasshopper. - Tanzanian proverb
  • Jump over a log but not over your neighbour's word.
  • A single stick may smoke, but it will not burn. - African proverb
  • Unity is strength, division is weakness.
  • I respect you, I cherish you. You matter to me.
  • If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
  • We are together.
  • It takes a whole village to raise a child.