12 Nigerian Proverbs about GoodAll Nigerian Proverbs | Proverbs about Good
1. Not to know the good we have Till time has stolen the cherish'd gift away, Is cause of half the misery that we feel, And makes the world the wilderness it is.
2. A friendly person is never a good-for-nothing.
3. Someone else's legs are no good to you when you're travelling.
4. Ugliness with a good character is better than beauty.
5. A farmer does not boast that he has had a good harvest until his stock of yams lasts till the following harvest season.
6. Sleep and indolence are not cousins of a good harvest.
7. A good name is better than gold.
8. When a woman cannot have good palm-nuts to give her rich oil, she still has to maintain decency in order to remain one of those that sell good quality oil.
9. Antagonism is not good for fowls, and it is not good for goats; worse still, it is not good for human beings.
10. Our elders quote the cock as saying that "it would not be good if one becomes the only person in the world, and that is why they crow every morning to show their number".
11. A lizard that fell from the top of a tree wastes its time looking back to where it fell from; if there was anything good the lizard deserved, it could not have missed it while it was there on top of the tree.
12. The eye of a crow boiled at the new moon brings good luck for the New Year.
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