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African Proverbs on Beauty
Beauty not only describes the outside appearance of someone, but the character and personality. Most of the African proverbs listed here deal with a person's inner beauty in contrast to their outer beauty.
African Proverbs On Chiefs and Kings
African proverbs and wisdom about kings and chiefs.
African Proverbs on Education
African proverbs are for teaching and passing down wisdom to younger generations. Here are some African proverbs about teaching, learning, and advising.
African Proverbs On Food
Food is very important in African culture. Each region has its own favorite dish. Here are some proverbs about food.
African Proverbs On Leadership
African proverbs are known for imparting bits of wisdom and knowledge. Here are proverbs pertaining to leadership and authority.
African Proverbs on Luck
Luck, good or bad, isn't just for the Irish. Luck, good fortune and bad fortune are also prevalent in African traditions.
African Proverbs on Marriage
African Proverbs about marriage and married life give insight as to how people really feel about marriage. Some of these proverbs are tongue in cheek while others are very serious and poignant.
African Proverbs on Music, Song and Dance
Singing, dancing and music are very important parts of African culture. You can find singing, dancing and music at weddings, funerals, and other rites of passage in African society. Here are some proverbs that reflect the importance of song, music and dance.
African Proverbs On Parenting
Most of us are familiar with the Yoruba proverb "It takes a whole village to raise a child". However, there are many more African proverbs about parenting.
African Proverbs On Peace
People all over the world are looking for peace, including Africa. Here are proverbs about peace and how to obtain peace from many African cultures.
African Proverbs on Pregnancy and Birth
Pregnancy and birth is an experience almost all women share. Here are some African proverbs sharing attitudes, thoughts and beliefs on pregnancy and childbirth.
African Proverbs On Wisdom African Culture Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | African Culture Site Map
African proverbs are known for imparting bits of wisdom and knowledge. Here is a list of African proverbs about wisdom.
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