African Proverbs

You’re only as young as the last time you changed your mind

You’re only as young as the last time you changed your mind – Timothy Leary.

Experience is a good school. But the fees are high

Experience is a good school. But the fees are high – Heinrich Heine.

The greatest glory

The greatest glory in living, lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall – Nelson Mandela.

Where you will sit when you are old shows where you stood in youth.

Where you will sit when you are old shows where you stood in youth. – Yoruba proverb

Be a mountain or lean on one.

Be a mountain or lean on one. – Somali proverb

A flea can trouble a lion more than a lion can trouble a flea.

A flea can trouble a lion more than a lion can trouble a flea. – Kenyan proverb

A bird that flies off the earth and lands on an anthill is still on the ground

A bird that flies off the earth and lands on an anthill is still on the ground. – Igbo proverb

It is only when you are close to a man that you…

It is only when you are close to a man that you can begin to smell his breath. – African Proverbs

Only a fool tests the depth of a river with both feet.

Only a fool tests the depth of a river with both feet. – African Proverbs