Until the lions have their own storytellers the tales of hunting will always glorify the hunter. (African proverb)
Life is too short to date a stingy man. (Yoruba proverb, Nigeria)
It takes a village to raise a child. (African proverb)
A river that forgets its source will surely dry up. (Yoruba proverb, Nigeria)
The man who marries a beautiful woman and the farmer who grows corn by the road side have the same problem. (Ghana)
A heart that loves is always young. (Yoruba proverb, Nigeria)
Love is a painkiller. (Yoruba proverb, Nigeria)
Where there is love, there is no darkness. (Burundi)
There is something inside us that is beyond. TEDTALK
You cannot convince a monkey that honey is sweeter than banana (Nigeria)
A little bird dancing in the street has someone beating the drum in the bush. (Igbo proverb, Nigeria)
When talks run into a deadlock, a tricky man always gains. (Igbo proverb, Nigeria)
Love secured by force is hate (Igbo proverb, Nigeria)
The marriage that runs smoothly is the one in which the husband is deaf and dumb and the wife blind. (Igbo proverb, Nigeria)
Whoever stands up knows where he is going. (Igbo proverb, Nigeria)
Poverty of the mind is worse than that of the pocket. (Igbo proverb, Nigeria)
The food you eat in your debtor’s house does not count toward his debt. (Igbo proverb, Nigeria)
If you wish to lose your friend, just lend him money. (Igbo proverb, Nigeria)
When a handshake goes beyond the fist, it becomes either a fight or a romantic action.
The attire you wore to a celebration prompted the host to ask you to help in serving other guests. (Igbo proverb, Nigeria)
The world is like a Mask dancing
Among the Igbo people, the art of conversation is regarded very highly, and proverbs are the palm-oil with which words are eaten
Use your smile to change the world; don’t let the world change your smile
To get lost is to learn the way
o If you think you are too small to make a difference, you haven’t spent a night with a mosquito
It takes a whole village to raise a child
If you think education is expensive try ignorance
The man who marries a beautiful woman, and the farmer who grows corn by the roadside have the same problem (Ethiopia)
The anger of a penis doesn’t destroy the vagina (Zimbabwe).

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