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.
One does not become great by claiming greatness.
Hunger is felt by a slave and hunger is felt by a king.
The house of a person we love is never far.
To love someone who does not love you, is like shaking a tree to make the dew drops fall.
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.
If the full moon loves you, why worry about the stars?
Don’t think there are no crocodiles just because the water is calm.
Akiba haiozi (Savings never go bad).
If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom.
Dua la kuku halimpati mwewe (a chicken’s prayer doesn’t affect a hawk).
Before one replies, one must be present.