Tuesday, 12 April 2016

THE SAYINGS OF OUR ELDERS

*The goat thought it was dirtying the owner's wall till it realized its coat was peeling.
*Do not make the dress before the child is born.
*A strong man is remembered on the day of the fight, and a glutton on the day pounded yam is surplus.
*A farmer does not conclude his farm is ripe without opening it for close examination.
*A child can play with his mother's breasts, but not with his father's testicles.
*When the brothers fight to the death, the stranger inherits their father's estate.
*Do not blame God for having created the tiger, but thank Him for not having given it wings.
*A performing masquerade who tries too hard to outclass his colleagues may expose his ass.
*Children are the reward of life.
*If you are looking for a fly in your food it means that you are full.
*When the moon is not full, the stars shine more brightly.
*Money is sharper than a sword.
*By the time the fool has learned the game, the players have dispersed.
*An egg does not fight a rock.
*When you see clouds gathering, prepare to catch rainwater.
*When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion.
*The horse that arrives early gets good drinking water.
*He who is guilty is the one who has much to say.
*The crab does not bite, it is it's greeting that hurts.

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