Best 100+ African Proverbs About Education

Top 99 Best African Proverbs About Education

Best 100+ African Proverbs About Education...

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Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it.

|--- Akan Proverb

 

The fool speaks, the wise man listens.

|--- Ethiopian Proverb

 

Wisdom does not come overnight.

|--- Somali Proverb

 

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

|--- Cameroon Proverb

 

Wisdom is like fire. People take it from others.

|--- Hema (DRC) Proverb

 

Only a wise person can solve a difficult problem.

|--- Akan Proverb

 

Knowledge without wisdom is like water in the sand.

|--- Guinean Proverb

 

In the moment of crisis, the wise build bridges and the foolish build dams.

|--- Nigerian Proverb

 

If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom. 

|--- African Proverb

 

A wise person will always find a way.

|--- Tanzanian Proverb

 

Nobody is born wise.

|--- African Proverb 

 

A man who uses force is afraid of reasoning.

|--- Kenyan Proverb

 

Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.

|--- Akan Proverb

 

Learning expands great souls.

|--- Namibian Proverb

 

To get lost is to learn the way.

|--- African Proverb

 

By crawling a child learns to stand.

|--- African Proverb

 

If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents.

|--- African Proverb

 

He who learns, teaches.

|--- Ethiopian Proverb

 

Wealth, if you use it, comes to an end; learning, if you use it, increases.

|--- Swahili Proverb

 

By trying often, the monkey learns to jump from the tree.

|--- Buganda Proverb

 

You always learn a lot more when you lose than when you win.

|--- African Proverb

 

You learn how to cut down trees by cutting them down.

|--- Bateke Proverb

 

The wise create Proverbs for fools to learn, not to repeat.

|--- African Proverb

 

What you help a child to love can be more important than what you help him to learn.

|--- African Proverb

 

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

|--- Ashanti Proverb

 

One who causes others misfortune also teaches them wisdom.

|--- African Proverb

 

You do not teach the paths of the forest to an old gorilla.

|--- Congolese Proverb

 

What you learn is what you die with.

|--- African Proverb

 

Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone.

|--- Moroccan Proverb

 

When you follow in the path of your father, you learn to walk like him.

|--- Ashanti Proverb

 

Ears that do not listen to advice, accompany the head when it is chopped off.

|--- African Proverb

 

Advice is a stranger; if he’s welcome he stays for the night; if not, he leaves the same day.

|--- Malagasy Proverb

 

Traveling is learning.

|--- Kenyan Proverb

 

Where there are experts there will be no lack of learners.

|--- Swahili Proverb

 

Peace is costly but it is worth the expense.

|--- Kenyan Proverb

 

War has no eyes

|--- Swahili saying

 

When a king has good counselors, his reign is peaceful.

|--- Ashanti Proverb

 

Peace does not make a good ruler.

|--- Botswana Proverb

 

A fight between grasshoppers is a joy to the crow.

|--- Lesotho Proverb

 

There can be no peace without understanding.

|--- Senegalese Proverb

 

Milk and honey have different colors, but they share the same house peacefully.

|--- African Proverb

 

If you can’t resolve your problems in peace, you can’t solve war.

|--- Somalian Proverb

 

When there is peace in the country, the chief does not carry a shield.

|--- Ugandan Proverb

 

When two elephants fight, it is the grass that gets trampled.  

|--- Swahili saying

 

Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.

|--- West African Proverb

 

He who thinks he is leading and has no one following him is only taking a walk.

|--- Malawian Proverb

 

An army of sheep led by a lion can defeat an army of lions led by a sheep.

|--- Ghanaian Proverb

 

He who is destined for power does not have to fight for it.

|--- Ugandan Proverb

 

Do not forget what is to be a sailor because of being a captain yourself.

|--- Tanzanian Proverb

 

Without a leader, black ants are confused.

|--- Ugandan Proverb

 

He who refuses to obey cannot command.

|--- Kenyan Proverb

 

He who fears the sun will not become chief.

|--- Ugandan Proverb

 

A large chair does not make a king.

|--- Sudanese Proverb

 

Because he lost his reputation, he lost a kingdom.

|--- Ethiopian Proverb

 

Where a woman rules, streams run uphill.

|--- Ethiopian Proverb

 

A leader who does not take advice is not a leader.

|--- Kenyan Proverb

 

If the cockroach wants to rule over the chicken, then it must hire the fox as a body-guard.

|--- Sierra Leone Proverb

 

Unity is strength, division is weakness.

|--- Swahili Proverb

 

Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.

|--- Bondei Proverb

 

It takes a village to raise a child.

|--- African Proverb

 

Cross the river in a crowd and the crocodile won’t eat you.

|--- African Proverb

 

Many hands make light work.

|--- Haya (Tanzania) Proverb

 

Where there are many, nothing goes wrong.

|--- Swahili Proverb

 

Two ants do not fail to pull one grasshopper.

|--- Tanzanian Proverb

 

A single bracelet does not jingle.

|--- Congolese Proverb

 

A single stick may smoke, but it will not burn.

|--- African Proverb

 

If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.

|--- African Proverb

 

A family is like a forest, when you are outside it is dense, when you are inside you see that each tree has

its place.

|--- African Proverb

 

A united family eats from the same plate.

|--- Baganda Proverb

 

A family tie is like a tree, it can bend but it cannot break.

|--- African Proverb

 

If I am in harmony with my family, that’s success.

|--- Ute Proverb

 

There is no one who became rich because he broke a holiday, no one became fat because he broke a fast.

|--- Ethiopia Proverb

 

What you give you get, ten times over.

|--- Yoruba Proverb

 

Greed loses what it has gained.

|--- Africa Proverb

 

You become wise when you begin to run out of money.

|--- Ghana Proverb

 

If ten cents does not go out, it does not bring in one thousand dollars.

|--- Ghana Proverb

 

You should not hoard your money and die of hunger.

|--- Ghana Proverb

 

Wealth diminishes with usage; learning increases with use. 

|--- Nigeria Proverb

 

Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.

|--- Akan Proverb

 

Having a good discussion is like having riches

|--- Kenya Proverb

 

Knowledge is better than riches.

|--- Cameroon Proverb

 

You must act as if it is impossible to fail.

|--- Ashanti Proverb

 

Do not let what you cannot do tear from your hands what you can.

|--- Ashanti Proverb

 

One who plants grapes by the road side, and one who marries a pretty woman, share the same problem.

|--- Ethiopian Proverb

 

Beautiful from behind, ugly in front.

|--- Uganda Proverb

 

The skin of the leopard is beautiful, but not his heart.

|--- Baluba Proverb

 

Ugliness with a good character is better than beauty.

|--- Nigerian Proverb

 

A beautiful one hurts the heart.

|--- African Proverb

 

Anyone who sees beauty and does not look at it will soon be poor.

|--- Yoruba Proverb

 

The surface of the water is beautiful, but it is no good to sleep on.

|--- Ghanaian Proverb

 

If there is character, ugliness becomes beauty; if there is none, beauty becomes ugliness.

|--- Nigerian Proverb

 

You are beautiful, but learn to work, for you cannot eat your beauty.

|--- Congolese Proverb

 

The one who loves an unsightly person is the one who makes him beautiful.

|--- Ganda Proverb

 

Having beauty doesn’t mean understanding the perseverance of marriage.

|--- African Proverb

 

You are beautiful because of your possessions.

|--- Baguirmi Proverb

 

Every woman is beautiful until she speaks.

|--- Zimbabwean Proverb

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