Beninese, Beninois Proverbs

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Silence is an attribute of the dead; he who is alive speaks.

Anyone who sees beauty and does not look at it will soon be poor.

Work is the medicine for poverty.

The world is a journey, the afterworld is home.

A great affair covers up a small matter.

Anyone who plants a tree before they die has not lived in vain.

Before you ask a man for clothes, look at the clothes that he is wearing.

Blacksmiths and woodworkers will never suffer from poverty.

Everyone has his place: the dead in the cemetery and the living at the table.

Fear a silent man. He has lips like a drum.

Many words do not fill a basket.

The misfortune that comes into town does not wear a turban.

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