“Wisdom is like fire. People take it from others.”

~Hema Proverb

“Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.”

~Chinese proverb

“Man is like a pepper, till you have chewed it you do not know how hot it is.”

~Haussa proverb

“Always being in a hurry does not prevent death, neither does going slowly prevent living.”

~Ibo Proverb

“If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape one hundred days of sorrow.”

~Chinese Proverb

“Little by little, a little becomes a lot.”

Every act counts, no matter how small!

~Tanzanian proverb

“Only a wise person can solve a difficult problem.”

~Akan proverb

“Patience attracts happiness; it brings near that which is far.”

~Swahili proverb

“We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.”


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

~Akan proverb

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

~Nigerian proverb

“The wealth which enslaves the owner isn’t wealth.”

~Yoruba proverb