2049 African Proverbs / Page 5
81. A dog that belongs to every one will die of hunger.
82. A dog will defend its territory though it's friendly.
83. A dog will not follow its owner to follow a king.
84. A dog you don't feed will never heed your call.
85. A donkey's husband can protect it from a hyena.
86. A drowning man will clutch at a straw.
87. A drunkard is like a whisky bottle only neck and belly but no head.
88. A fallen branch cannot bear fruits on its own.
89. A false friend is like a shadow their only with you when the sun is shining.
90. A family is like a thick forest, often from outside its dense, when your inside each tree has its own position.
91. A family tie is like a tree, it can bend but it cannot break.
92. A father never resembles his son, it's the son that resembles the father.
93. A father voodoos with his son and a mother voodoos with her daughter.
94. A fatherless boy is no better than unburied seed.
95. A feather is just a delicate thing when removed from a bird because it carries the bird everywhere in the world.
96. A fish and bird may fall in love but the two cannot build a home together.
97. A fish will not live out of water but will prefer air to hot water.
98. A fly that dances carelessly in front of a spider's web, risks the wrath of the spider's teeth.
99. A fly that falls on your wound is more important.
100. A fool and his money is one big party.