While a person with perpetually exposed teeth may be dieing of pain, observers may think he is laughing (Yoruba: Ti eleyin gan-n-gan yio fi ku erin ni won yio se bi o nrin)
The brother or sister who does not respect the traditions of the elders will not be allowed to eat with the elders. African Proverb
Never argue with a stupid person. First they'll drag you down to their level, then they will beat you with experience.
Even a short pencil is more reliable than the longest memory.
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