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A man who is trampled to death by an elephant is a man who is blind and deaf.

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The fish does not know how hot the water in the pot is until it falls inside the pot.

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A bag that says it will not take more and a traditional doctor who says he would not leave anything behind are both sure to suffer.

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The one who buys the first car buys the first second-hand car.

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Whenever the elephant fights, it is the grass that suffers

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A man who has one finger pointing at another has three pointing towards himself.

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A dying man cries, not cos of he is dosent know his faith, but because of what he wishes he would have done in the world he is leaving behind

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It is the brutally outspoken man that earns enmity.

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When a ripe fruit sees an honest man, it drops.

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A bottle of oil warmed over the fire has no means of producing oil by itself.

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A child that washes his hands well will learn to eat and dine with elders

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Wise people use their tongues to count their teeth

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One cannot go back to the farmer from whom one borrowed seed-yams to plant to say that the beetles have eaten up the seed-yams.

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What an elder sees when sitting down, a child cannot see even on the highest mountain.

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You can't fatten a pig on market day

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The one who builds the first house on the street doesnt necessarily build the best one.

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It is wisdom to prevent someone from whom one cannot accept repayment to have access to one's valuable possessions.

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He who cannot rest cannot work; he who cannot let go, cannot hold on; he who cannot find footing, cannot go forward.

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Restless feet may walk into a snake pit

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If you choose to lie down with dogs then you must be prepared to wake up with fleas