Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Proverb Comparison

African Proverb similar to American Proverb

By the time the fool has learned the game, the players have dispersed.
Ashanti of Ghana

All men are fools, but all fools are not men.
Source: (American)

African Proverb different from an American Proverb

Do not call the forest that shelters you a jungle.
Ashanti of Ghana

PS - I LOVE reading proverbs African, American, whatever...

Some more favorites...
Move your neck according to the music.
One camel does not make fun of the other camel's hump.
Do not tell the man who is carrying you that he stinks.
Sierra Leone

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