Malian Proverbs

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Slowly but surely the excrement of foreign poets will come to your village.

When mosquitoes work, they bite and then they sing.

One finger can’t pick up anything.

A woman who offers sex to everyone will get kicked by everyone.

A man is what he thinks.

A rooster is not expected to crow for the whole world.

Do not try to cook the goat’s young in the goat’s milk.

A village without a leader is destroyed by a single enemy.

You cannot wage war without the sound of gunpowder.

May Allah cool his resting place.

If you’ve nothing to do, dig a spinster’s grave.

One does not give without a motive.

If you travel with donkeys for many years, you won’t be able to speak like a donkey, but you will know all their paths.

When the donkey dies, the farting will stop.

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