A tree is straightened while it is still young. Proverb from Burundi
The bush in which one hides has eyes – Gusii Proverb. Explanation: There’s actually no hiding place for anyone.
Here’s an Igbo proverb made popular by Chinua Achebe: When Elephants fight the grass suffers. There’s a Swahili version of it: When two Elephants fight
Consider this proverb for the day: What has horns must not be hid in a sack. – Zulu (South African) Proverb Explanation: Something’s are not
Here’s a Guinean Proverb: Knowledge of leadership is not plucked from the air, one is born with it. Explanation: Selflessness, honesty, compassion and every other
Look at this proverb, what do you make of it? Not everyone who chased the Zebra caught it, but he who caught it chased it.