Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian

160 proverbs and old sayings nigerian

For no man could be blessed without the acceptance of his own head.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian

A man does not wander far from where his corn is roasting.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian about wanderer, man

The death that will kill a man begins as an appetite.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian about death, man

The frog does not jump in the daytime without reason.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian about reason

The man being carried does not realize how far away the town really is.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian about city, being, man

A tiger does not have to proclaim its tigritude.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian

When the elephants fight it is the grass that suffers.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian about fight

A person once bitten by a snake will be scared by an old rope.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian about people, old, olderness

The child that will not allow his parents to sleep through the night must be prepared to stay awake himself.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian about parents, sleep, night, children

A wise man who knows proverbs can reconcile difficulties.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian

A proverb is the horse of conversation: when the conversation lags, a proverb revives it.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian about conversation

The dying man is not saved by medicine.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian

Some birds avoid the water, ducks seek it.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian

Familiarity breeds contempt; distance breeds respect.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian about contempt, respect

All is never said.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian

A rat is not born a rabbit.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian

An old man is there to talk.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian about man, old, olderness

A child's face is his mirror.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian about children, face

Fine words do not produce food.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian

Profit is profit even in Mecca.

Proverbs and old sayings Nigerian