75 Sayings of Somali Origin - Strong Love Quotes

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75 Sayings of Somali Origin

1. "A good man may be controlled by his wife, while lesser man dominates his." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A good man may be controlled by his wife, while lesser man dominates his. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

2. "Your woman should be in the house or in the grave." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Your woman should be in the house or in the grave. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

3. "A dog which refuses a bone is not alive." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A dog which refuses a bone is not alive. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

4. "A man throws stones not words." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A man throws stones not words. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

5. "If you want to dismantle a hedge, remove one thorn bush at a time." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

If you want to dismantle a hedge, remove one thorn bush at a time. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

6. "A coward dies before the courageous dies." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A coward dies before the courageous dies. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

7. "Lend a false ear to false words." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Lend a false ear to false words. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

8. "He is a fool who marries an old woman without teeth." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

He is a fool who marries an old woman without teeth. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

9. "These youth taught their mother to give birth." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

These youth taught their mother to give birth. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

10. "A sinking persons grabs a straw." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A sinking persons grabs a straw. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

11. "You lend a false ear to false words." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

You lend a false ear to false words. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

12. "A person stands next to a shade not next to words." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A person stands next to a shade not next to words. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

13. "Death and justice affect all men equally." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Death and justice affect all men equally. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

14. "The most dangerous thing a man needs is woman." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

The most dangerous thing a man needs is woman. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

15. "To try and fail is not laziness." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

To try and fail is not laziness. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

16. "To be without knowledge is to be without light." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

To be without knowledge is to be without light. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

17. "The fowl digs out the blade that kills it." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

The fowl digs out the blade that kills it. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

18. "A coward is full of precaution." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A coward is full of precaution. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

19. "Only water in your hands can satisfy your thirst." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Only water in your hands can satisfy your thirst. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

20. "Even the brave are scared by a lion three times, first by its tracks, again by its roar, and one last time face to face." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Even the brave are scared by a lion three times, first by its tracks, again by its roar, and one last time face to face. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

21. "One doesn't tell a man "go away" but one shows him something so he will go." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

One doesn't tell a man

 

22. "Either be a mountain or lean on one." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Either be a mountain or lean on one. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

23. "A married couple is neither enemies nor friends." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A married couple is neither enemies nor friends. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

24. "A man with a sense of humor is never at a loss for words or action." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A man with a sense of humor is never at a loss for words or action. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

25. "The person who does not listen to an elder's advice gets his or her leg broken." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

The person who does not listen to an elder's advice gets his or her leg broken. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

26. "Wisdom does not come overnight." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Wisdom does not come overnight. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

27. "To be without a friend is to be poor indeed." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

To be without a friend is to be poor indeed. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

28. "One cannot count on riches." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

One cannot count on riches. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

29. "A brother is like one's shoulder." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A brother is like one's shoulder. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

30. "Do not walk into a snake pit with your eyes open." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Do not walk into a snake pit with your eyes open. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

31. "Water and milk do not mix." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Water and milk do not mix. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

32. "An old wound will not go away." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

An old wound will not go away. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

33. "A thousand assignations, one marriage." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A thousand assignations, one marriage. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

34. "An escaped lie does not reach the truth." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

An escaped lie does not reach the truth. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

35. "Don't set out on a journey using someone else's donkey." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Don't set out on a journey using someone else's donkey. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

36. "A cat in her house has the teeth of a lion." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A cat in her house has the teeth of a lion. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

37. "A madman does not lack wisdom." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A madman does not lack wisdom. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

38. "He who takes responsibility becomes the target of the people." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

He who takes responsibility becomes the target of the people. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

39. "One shares food not words." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

One shares food not words. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

40. "A childless old lady is obsessed with sea shells." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A childless old lady is obsessed with sea shells. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

41. "A man prolonging his age sees a camel giving birth." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A man prolonging his age sees a camel giving birth. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

42. "Where I make my living, there is my home." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Where I make my living, there is my home. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

43. "Poverty is slavery." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Poverty is slavery. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

44. "He who does not shave you does not cut you." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

He who does not shave you does not cut you. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

45. "A camel can tolerate a heavy load, but not a crooked rope." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A camel can tolerate a heavy load, but not a crooked rope. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

46. "A brave man is scared of a lion three times, first when he sees the tracks; second when he hears the first roar; and third when they are face to face." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A brave man is scared of a lion three times, first when he sees the tracks; second when he hears the first roar; and third when they are face to face. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

47. "Let what is on this side of the bank be washed out by the flood, and what is on that side of the bank be carried away by the wind." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Let what is on this side of the bank be washed out by the flood, and what is on that side of the bank be carried away by the wind. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

48. "The best bed that a man can sleep on is peace." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

The best bed that a man can sleep on is peace. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

49. "Somalis don't say a false proverb." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Somalis don't say a false proverb. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

50. "The bridge is repaired only after someone falls in the water." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

The bridge is repaired only after someone falls in the water. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

51. "Ignorance is blindness." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Ignorance is blindness. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

52. "Where there is negotiation, there is hope for agreement." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Where there is negotiation, there is hope for agreement. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

53. "A man one year elder to you is one cunning year elder to you." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A man one year elder to you is one cunning year elder to you. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

54. "A man who has eaten something becomes shy." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A man who has eaten something becomes shy. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

55. "There is always a better man for every good man." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

There is always a better man for every good man. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

56. "Men for tea, women for talk." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Men for tea, women for talk. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

57. "A thief is always under suspicion." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A thief is always under suspicion. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

58. "Every camel was once upon time two years old." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Every camel was once upon time two years old. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

59. "Oh hyena, you cannot drag away hides without making a sound." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Oh hyena, you cannot drag away hides without making a sound. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

60. "When a man sleeps, it is the same person when he wakes up." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

When a man sleeps, it is the same person when he wakes up. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

61. "Poverty is slavery." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Poverty is slavery. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

62. "When the snake is in the house, one need not discuss the matter at length." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

When the snake is in the house, one need not discuss the matter at length. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

63. "One should rise to a person who sees you sitting." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

One should rise to a person who sees you sitting. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

64. "Dogs understand each other by their barking, and men by their words." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Dogs understand each other by their barking, and men by their words. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

65. "The stronger man will rule the house." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

The stronger man will rule the house. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

66. "What you see is what you believe." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

What you see is what you believe. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

67. "The teeth and the tongue are close neighbors, and yet they sometimes bite each other." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

The teeth and the tongue are close neighbors, and yet they sometimes bite each other. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

68. "A Somali is worth more than all the men on earth combined." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A Somali is worth more than all the men on earth combined. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

69. "He, who does not seize opportunity today, will be unable to seize tomorrow's opportunity." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

He, who does not seize opportunity today, will be unable to seize tomorrow's opportunity. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

70. "In the ocean, one does not need to sow water." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

In the ocean, one does not need to sow water. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

71. "If people come together, they can even mend a crack in the sky." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

If people come together, they can even mend a crack in the sky. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

72. "You don't go searching for bones in a lion's den." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

You don't go searching for bones in a lion's den. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

73. "One refusing a sibling's advice breaks his arm." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

One refusing a sibling's advice breaks his arm. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

74. "A deer is an elder to its family." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

A deer is an elder to its family. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings

 

75. "Think before you do. Think before you do." (Somali Sayings) Click to tweet

Think before you do. Think before you do. (Somali Sayings);  #AfricanSayings