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Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it.
Even as the archer loves the arrow that flies, so too he loves the bow that remains constant in his hands.
Harsh world, this world.
One does not become great by claiming greatness.
Xhosa Proverb
Hunger is felt by a slave and hunger is felt by a king.
The house of a person we love is never far.
Kikuyu proverb
To love someone who does not love you, is like shaking a tree to make the dew drops fall.
Congolese proverb
Ìṣubú ẹni kì í ṣe òpin ayé ẹni. / The fall of a man is not the end of his life.
A man who uses force is afraid of reasoning.
Kenyan proverb
If the full moon loves you, why worry about the stars?
Tunisian Proverb (via blua)

(via dreamsonfire)

Don’t think there are no crocodiles just because the water is calm.
Malawian Proverb
Akiba haiozi (Savings never go bad).
Swahili proverb
If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom.
Tanzanian proverb
Dua la kuku halimpati mwewe (a chicken’s prayer doesn’t affect a hawk).
Swahili proverb
Before one replies, one must be present.
Senegalese proverb