However long the night the dawn will break - African Proverb

50 Wise African Proverbs to Remember Our Origins

Ugliness with a good character
is better than beauty.

Nigerian Proverb

African Saying: You are beautiful, but learn to work for you cannot eat your beauty - Congolese Proverb

Unity is strength,
division is weakness.

Swahili Proverb

What you give you get, ten times over.
Yoruba Proverb

When a needle falls into a deep well,
many people will look into the well,
but few will be ready to go down after it.

African Proverb

Where water is the boss
there the land must obey.

African Proverb

Wisdom does not come overnight.
Somali Proverb

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

African Proverb

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

Congolese Proverb

You cannot build a house for last year’s summer.
Ethiopian Proverb

You must attend to your business
with the vendor in the market,
and not to the noise of the market.

Beninese Proverb

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