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74 Sayings of Bantu Origin

1. "Cunning comes to an end, what remains is folly." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Cunning comes to an end, what remains is folly. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

2. "One mouth doesn't taste the beer." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

One mouth doesn't taste the beer. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

3. "What makes the drum pleasing is the song." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

What makes the drum pleasing is the song. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

4. "The bull should be taken by the horns, a man at his word." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The bull should be taken by the horns, a man at his word. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

5. "Work is good provided you do not forget to live." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Work is good provided you do not forget to live. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

6. "Earth is like a prison, we all go in through the same door, but we stay in different cells." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Earth is like a prison, we all go in through the same door, but we stay in different cells. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

7. "Where there is a friend, one does not have to call, he will come of his own accord." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Where there is a friend, one does not have to call, he will come of his own accord. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

8. "Respect a little child, and let it respect you." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Respect a little child, and let it respect you. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

9. "No man can paddle two canoes at the same time." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

No man can paddle two canoes at the same time. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

10. "They are happy, the free men that have their fathers." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

They are happy, the free men that have their fathers. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

11. "Cut of the sick part while it is still small." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Cut of the sick part while it is still small. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

12. "What nature gives us is not refused." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

What nature gives us is not refused. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

13. "A new handle hurts the hand." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

A new handle hurts the hand. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

14. "The bitter heart eats its owner." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The bitter heart eats its owner. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

15. "What one won't eat by itself, one will eat when mixed with other food." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

What one won't eat by itself, one will eat when mixed with other food. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

16. "Patience is the mother of a beautiful child." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Patience is the mother of a beautiful child. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

17. "People get to know one another when traveling." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

People get to know one another when traveling. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

18. "A stick one bends while it is still green." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

A stick one bends while it is still green. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

19. "The egg teaches the chicken how to breed." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The egg teaches the chicken how to breed. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

20. "Whenever I work hard for other people, I always sleep on an empty stomach." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Whenever I work hard for other people, I always sleep on an empty stomach. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

21. "Your friend, one doesn't stare at his forehead, one stares at his stomach." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Your friend, one doesn't stare at his forehead, one stares at his stomach. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

22. "You do not teach a giraffe to run." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

You do not teach a giraffe to run. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

23. "The horizon will not disappear as you run towards it." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The horizon will not disappear as you run towards it. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

24. "Visitors footfalls are like medicine; they heal the sick." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Visitors footfalls are like medicine; they heal the sick. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

25. "Days are many, what is one is life." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Days are many, what is one is life. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

26. "The road doesn't tell the traveler what lies ahead." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The road doesn't tell the traveler what lies ahead. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

27. "The judge also dies." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The judge also dies. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

28. "There are forty kinds of lunacy, but only one kind of common sense." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

There are forty kinds of lunacy, but only one kind of common sense. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

29. "The cabin of a loved one is never too far away." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The cabin of a loved one is never too far away. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

30. "There is no return, worse luck; for could I return, I would foresee what has come into the country." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

There is no return, worse luck; for could I return, I would foresee what has come into the country. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

31. "A kingdom's strength is in mutual honor." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

A kingdom's strength is in mutual honor. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

32. "The tortoise stores its wisdom in his shell." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The tortoise stores its wisdom in his shell. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

33. "Even if you are cunning, you will not tie water up in a bale of grass." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Even if you are cunning, you will not tie water up in a bale of grass. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

34. "Away from home the girl picks forbidden fruit." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Away from home the girl picks forbidden fruit. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

35. "Stroke your dog and he will steal eggs." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Stroke your dog and he will steal eggs. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

36. "Words in conversation are like beans, one breaks them off where they are ripe." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Words in conversation are like beans, one breaks them off where they are ripe. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

37. "A case is not to be decided from one mouth." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

A case is not to be decided from one mouth. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

38. "Only heaven can see the back of a sparrow." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Only heaven can see the back of a sparrow. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

39. "Mr. Not-present was the brave man." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Mr. Not-present was the brave man. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

40. "He was entrapped by the evening, it has cost him his marriage." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

He was entrapped by the evening, it has cost him his marriage. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

41. "The eye never forgets what the heart has seen." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The eye never forgets what the heart has seen. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

42. "Who suffers from diarrhea, is not afraid of the dark." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Who suffers from diarrhea, is not afraid of the dark. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

43. "The wise are as rare as eagles that fly high in the sky." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The wise are as rare as eagles that fly high in the sky. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

44. "A woman's clothes are the price her husband pays for peace." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

A woman's clothes are the price her husband pays for peace. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

45. "One doesn't follow a wild beast into its lair." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

One doesn't follow a wild beast into its lair. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

46. "Dance, father, people's eyes don't eat, they just stare." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Dance, father, people's eyes don't eat, they just stare. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

47. "When there is on a red-hot hoe, it is not grasped." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

When there is on a red-hot hoe, it is not grasped. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

48. "Hunger has no friend." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Hunger has no friend. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

49. "A thief does not like to be robbed." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

A thief does not like to be robbed. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

50. "Young man, countries practice witchcraft on one another." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Young man, countries practice witchcraft on one another. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

51. "A child one does not instruct on return, one instructs him when going." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

A child one does not instruct on return, one instructs him when going. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

52. "We celebrated at the wax door, and all the time the honeycomb was empty within." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

We celebrated at the wax door, and all the time the honeycomb was empty within. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

53. "The insolence of shortness is to stretch itself big." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The insolence of shortness is to stretch itself big. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

54. "The earth is a beehive; we all enter by the same door but live in different cells." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The earth is a beehive; we all enter by the same door but live in different cells. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

55. "The hunter who always comes home with meat is a thief." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The hunter who always comes home with meat is a thief. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

56. "What is not bitter is good to eat." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

What is not bitter is good to eat. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

57. "A dead man does not know where his grave is." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

A dead man does not know where his grave is. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

58. "It is better to have no law than not enforcing it." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

It is better to have no law than not enforcing it. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

59. "Just one by one white hairs have come, and thus have they grown." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Just one by one white hairs have come, and thus have they grown. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

60. "To marry is to put a snake in one's handbag." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

To marry is to put a snake in one's handbag. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

61. "Every beast roars in its own den." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Every beast roars in its own den. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

62. "Even if we eat, earth will inevitably enter our mouths." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Even if we eat, earth will inevitably enter our mouths. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

63. "The owner of the skin is the one to tan it." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The owner of the skin is the one to tan it. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

64. "The most stupid chicken always challenges the wildcat." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The most stupid chicken always challenges the wildcat. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

65. "A redeemer of people is a walker with people." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

A redeemer of people is a walker with people. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

66. "Mother carry me, and I tomorrow will carry you." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Mother carry me, and I tomorrow will carry you. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

67. "Days cannot be tied in a bundle." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Days cannot be tied in a bundle. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

68. "Even if your bee-hive has no honey in it, you shouldn't break it up." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Even if your bee-hive has no honey in it, you shouldn't break it up. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

69. "A good deed will make a good neighbor." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

A good deed will make a good neighbor. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

70. "You take a bull by the horns and a man by his words." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

You take a bull by the horns and a man by his words. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

71. "The power of the crocodile is in the water." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

The power of the crocodile is in the water. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

72. "It is the grass that knows where the snake goes." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

It is the grass that knows where the snake goes. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

73. "A bone does not bring itself, it is people that bring it." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

A bone does not bring itself, it is people that bring it. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings

 

74. "Adjoining houses always burn." (Bantu Sayings) Click to tweet

Adjoining houses always burn. (Bantu Sayings);  #aVarietyofCulturesSayings