Nigerian Proverbs

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Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit.

Abundance will make cotton pull a stone.

A woman who has not been twice married cannot know what a perfect marriage is.

A wealthy man will always have followers.

A tree is known by its fruit.

A tree is best measured when it’s down.

A tree does not move unless there is wind.

A traveller to distant places should make no enemies.

A smiling face dispels unhappiness.

A rat is not born a rabbit.

A pig that is used to wallowing in the mud looks for a clean person to rub against.

A person is a guest for one or two days, but becomes an intruder on the third.

A person always breaking off from work never finishes anything.

A mother is gold, a father is a mirror.

A man does not wander far from where his corn is roasting.

A hunter who has only one arrow does not shoot with careless aim.

A friendly person is never a good-for-nothing.

A fowl does not forget where it lays its eggs.

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