Friday, 1 January 2016

THE SAYINGS OF OUR ELDERS

•Every dog is a lion at his own gate.

•Too much discussion leads to a quarrel.

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

•Only when a tree is strong and big can you tether a cow to it.

•Hold a true friend with both hands.

•The heart of the wise man lies quiet like limpid water.

•You must judge a man by the work of his hand.

•When the brothers fight to death, a stranger inherits their father's estates.

•A friend is someone you share the path with.

•If you have one finger pointing at somebody, you have three pointing towards yourself.

•A person with too much ambition can not sleep in peace.

A wrong step by a leader is a warning to the followers.

•Mother earth is the queen of beds.

•Fear no forest because it is dense.

•We speak in proverbs; he who is intelligent will understand.

•Copyrights: © Olalekan Oduntan 2016

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