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When a palm-branch reaches its height, it gives way for a fresh one to grow.

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Whether the master sells or not, the servants’ wages are guaranteed.

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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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When a fowl gets to a new town, it stands on one leg until it knows that it is a town where people stand on their two legs.

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A child does not die because the mother's bosoms are dry.

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U can only stop a bird from making a nest on your head but u can't stop it from flying over your head

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Whenever the elephant fights, it is the grass that suffers

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Restless feet may walk into a snake pit

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

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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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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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Wise people use their tongues to count their teeth

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You can't fatten a pig on market day

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A mouse that removes the palm-nut that turns out to be the bait of a trap, would already have known that the palm-nut does not ripen on the ground.

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

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If one were to remove every smoking wood from a fire and condemn it as bad, one would be killing the fire itself.

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When you see a woman dancing by the forest, she must be dancing to the drums of the spirit.

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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.