Black People : African Proverb

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  1. Bluewater

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    If you refuse to be made straight when you are green, you will not be made straight when you are dry.
    African Proverb
     
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    A fool and water will go the way they are diverted.
    (African proverb)
     
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    walk on the fresh tree
    the dry one will break
    African proverb
     
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    "By the time the fool has learned the game, the players have dispersed."

    Ashanti Proverb
     
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    "if nothing touches the palm leaves they do not rustle."
    Ashanti Proverb
     
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    "Copying everyone else all the time, the monkey one day cut his throat." Zulu proverb
     
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    "Always being in a hurry does not prevent death, neither does going slowly prevent living." Ibo proverb
     
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    "Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable." Bondei proverb
     
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    "The rain does not recognize anyone as a friend; it drenches all equally." Ibo proverb
     
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    "Sorrow is like rice in the store; if a basketful is removed everyday, it will come to an end at last." Somali proverb
     
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