20 Mysterious PAN African Proverbs for the times: just how wise was the African kingdoms?


Africa is a home very close to nature and its inhabitants are as wise as nature itself.

Before the invasion of their lands by the western world and offcourse the evil slavery through the Barmuda triangle, there dwelled among these black nations empire, mystries and offcourse wealth of rare wisdom.

        But all of these where well hidden when the strangers invaded their lands. Well this article will be exposing:

20 WISE AFRICAN PROVERBS/ADAGES AND THEIR MEANING that will keep you going in these times.

This is to show that prior to the arrival of the slave masters, Africa had already established empires, institution, technology and at most core WISDOM that governed each kingdom.





20
PROVERB:
 Those who kernels were cracked by benevolent spirit, must not forget to be humble.

MEANING:
A self made man deserves respect but he too must learn to lay low and give respect to all.


19*
PROVERBS:
If the Kite is asked not to snatch the chick, the chick should be told not to forage around the surrounding bush.

MEANING:
Avoiding danger and staying safe is 40% on others and 60% our responsibility.(#stay #safe and #stay #home).



18
PROVERB:
The Eagle should fly and let the kite fly too. For who ever says the other should not fly should suffer a broken wing.

MEANING: Live and lets live, freedom for one means freedom for all.



17
PROVERB:
The rain will first fall on those that are standing up, before that sit.

MEANING:
First thing first according to procedure./ with great previledge comes great challange.




16
PEOVERBS:
A person who says/claims he does not see his fellow man will then see a ghost.

MEANING:
A person who disregard his fellow man, will have too many enemies to contend with.






15.
PROVERB:
Where ever the Crocodile becomes the sharer the Aligator will always smile.

MEANING:
It is in human nature to always show love/favour to his kind (relatives) .



14
PROVERB:
The  voice used when taking a loan is often diffrent from those used when paying back.

MEANING:
People tend to become crafty and elusive when they seek help. And finally returns to their real self once they get help.



13.
PROVERBS:
When the elders scream hold-me!, hold-me! they imply life. But when they say leave-me!, leave-me they smell death.

MEANING:
Respect wise counsel, especially when it's coming from the age old ones.



12
PROBERB:
When a handshake goes beyound the elbow, it becomes another thing.

MEANING:
Certain unusual actions require a raised eyebrow no matter how casual or simple they might seem.



11.
PROVERB:
A child who says he knows too much, will be visited by the Wizard.

MEANING:
A previledged man need be humble , else the forces that be will make him foolish.



10
PROVERB:
A woman who brings home an any infected firewood, must not complain if the lizards pay her a visit.

MEANING: A men should accept with purr heart they reaction of their actions (good or evil)


9.
PROVERB:
THE little child who enjoys the journey on the parents shoulder, will never have a clue on how far the journey is.

MEANING:
Some times we see no challanges as kids not because there is non, but simply because our parents carry all the burdens.



8.
PROVERB:
If a person with two eyes can not see the ghost, why then do the blind claim he did?

MEANING:
Certain things are beyound our comprehension for the world itself is a mystery.




7.
PROVERB:
...is like the bat, who does not belong to the animal kingdom or the bird kingdom.

MEANING;
It is deadly to be neither here nor there (Do not be nuetral)



6.
PROVERB:
A lizard that jumps from the cola nut tree and lands safely nude its head in praises.

MEANING:
A job well done, deserves commendation.



5*
PROVERBS:
He who breaks the earthen pot of the great deity, beats his chest.

MEANING:
He who goes against higher authorities should be ready for a fatal bout, for je dahms the consequences. (Respect authorities especially at this time #stay_at_#Home)



4*
PROVERBS:
If two brothers fight to death? Then a stranger will inherit their father's property.

MEANING:
Be tolerant, and be your brothers keeper (especialy in this trying times #stay #safe)



3*
PROVERB:
The Cameleon says- walking with a giant strides is what killed his ancestors, that is why it has chosen to walk stiltly.

MEANING:
Learn from others experience, be a man of peace.



2*
PROVERB:
The house rat says- "This world is a difficult one, he who lacks wisdom can not survive in it.


MEANING:
No matter the situation or the trying times if we apply wisdom and be valculative then we shall come out victorious .





1*
PROVERB:
THE Culture says'"We merely eat the rotten food, but we smear it"

MEANING:
We might be subjected to difficult times, and things but, WHAT EVER YOU DO BE CAREFUL.
     (It's just a matter of time, life will return back to normal) see you then!







Note: This Proverbs are taken all over Africa especially West Africa.

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#stay #safe
#stay #home

















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