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African proverb, Hausa


  Being happy in life is better than being a king.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Living in peace is better than living as a king.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Only by waiting is character known.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Character comes before the teacher.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  When there is nothing to eat but corn, rice is a luxury.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Fear in the forest is shame in the home.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Character comes before the teacher.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  He who will not work of his own accord will find himself forced to work by another.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  If you don't want to resign yourself to poverty, resign yourself to work.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  He who is in the shade does not know that another is in the sun.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Fear in the forest is shame in the home.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Sharpening a knife does not frighten a horse.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  He who farms is spared the trouble of buying corn.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Being happy in life is better than being a king.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Patience is wealth to its possessor.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Haste is not strength.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  He who continually uses an axe, must keep it sharp.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  The antelope does not bear a child that cannot run.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Man is like pepper: not till you chew him do you know his heat.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  A man's face shows what is in his heart.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  A poor man's drum is his belly.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  When there is nothing to eat but corn, rice is a luxury.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  However bad the bread it is better than cattle dung.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Ugliness with a good character is better than beauty.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Choose your neighbor before you buy your house.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  However long the night, dawn will break.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Living in peace is better than living as a king.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa
  

  Everything the house gets is by favor of the door.  
 -  African proverb, Hausa