Ghanaian Proverbs

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When a king has good counsellors, his reign is peaceful.

Loving someone who does not love you is like loving the rain that falls in the forest.

Only the fool points at his origins with his left hand.

When you are rich, you are hated; when you are poor, you are despised.

The rich man may wear old clothes.

The white man lives in the castle; when he dies, he lies in the ground.

Rain wets a leopard’s skin, but it does not wash out the spots.

When a bachelor goes to sleep, he does not hide his entire body in the mosquito net.

He who tests the depth of a stream with both feet must be prepared to swim.

A woman is a flower in a garden; her husband is the fence around it.

The rain wets the leopard’s spots but does not wash them off.

The wealth of the greedy ultimately goes to the community.

It is Mr. Old-Man-Monkey who marries Mrs. Old-Woman-Monkey.

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