2049 African Proverbs / Page 4
61. A coward always hides behind someone else after he has thrown a stone.
62. A cowardly hyena lives longer.
63. A crime eats its own child.
64. A cutting word is worse than a bowstring, a cut may heal, but the cut of the tongue does not.
65. A day of hunger is not starvation.
66. A day you believe is not bad, is the one that becomes bad.
67. A dead body cannot urge over how it should be placed in the grave.
68. A dead cock never crows.
69. A debt may get moldy, but it never decays.
70. A debt may get mouldy but it never decays.
71. A determined hunter is never frightened in the jungle.
72. A diamond doesn't lose its value due to lack of admiration.
73. A difficult journey will make you daring and harden your will.
74. A dirty stick makes everyone who touches it dirty.
75. A dog cannot eat a bone tied to a snake.
76. A dog does not mind being called a dog.
77. A dog gives birth to a dog.
78. A dog knows its master but not its master's master.
79. A dog never forgets his master.
80. A dog returns to where he has been fed.