Between true friends
even water drunk together is sweet enough.
Birds sing not because they have answers
but because they have songs.
By crawling a child learns to stand.
West African Proverb
By the time the fool has learned the game,
the players have dispersed.
By trying often,
the monkey learns to jump from the tree.
Cross the river in a crowd
and the crocodile won’t eat you.
Even the best cooking pot
will not produce food.
Fine words do not produce food.
He who is destined for power
does not have to fight for it.
He who refuses to obey cannot command.