21 African Proverbs about TruthAll African Proverbs | Proverbs about Truth
1. Whoever tells the truth is chased out of nine villages.
2. A lie has many variations, the truth none.
3. One lie spoils a thousand truths.
4. A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes.
5. All great truths begins as blasphemies.
6. Buy the truth but never sell it.
7. He who is wise endeavours to learn how to understand the truth not less than that.
8. It may take a lot of time to fabricate a lie but the truth only takes seconds to elevate.
9. It's better to be punished for telling the truth than to be rewarded for saying lies.
10. Sometimes a lie is kinder than a truth.
11. Tell your friend a lie, if he keeps it secret, then tell him the truth.
12. The greatest truth is the simplest one.
13. The naked truth is always better than the best-dressed lie.
14. The words you say to tell the truth are as important as the decision to be truthful.
15. The worst you can do to truth is to cloth it in lies, you can't undo it.
16. Truth and morning become light with time.
17. Truth cannot be hidden forever beneath evil.
18. Truth is like fire it cannot be hidden under dry leaves.
19. Truth is the first victim of war.
20. Your previous lies will contradict your future truths.
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