15 African Proverbs to Inspire You This Week [Shareable Images]

When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion. 

african proverb spider web

It is not rushing that is important, it is making sure. --Maasai people of East Africa

 rushing african proverb

When you see clouds gathering, prepare to catch rainwater. --Gola people 

He who is afraid of doing too much always does too little. --Nigeria 

doingtoomuch proverb

When a king has good counselors, his reign is peaceful. --Ghana 

kingcounselors african proverb

He who does not know one thing knows another. 

knowledge proverb

Wherever a man goes to dwell, his character goes with him. 

man character african proverb

However long the night, the dawn will break. --Hausa people

nightdawn african proverb

Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped.

whereyoufell african proverb

A good leader was once a good follower.

goodleader african proverb

He who refuses to obey cannot command. --Kenya

obey command african proverb

Little by little that a bird builds its nest. --Nigeria

littlebylittle african proverb

An anthill that is determined to become a giant anthill will definitely become one, no matter how many times it is destroyed by elephants. --Nigeria

anthill african proverb

The bird will not fly into your arrow.

bird arrow african proverb

There is no distance that has no end.

distance african proverb

August 14, 2016 by Adjoa A.
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