Senegalese Proverbs

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It is the specialist who knows the in’s and out’s.

The strong don’t need clubs.

When a mouse makes fun of a cat, there is a hole.

The truth is like gold; keep it locked up and you will find it exactly as you first put it away.

The chameleon changes color to match the earth, the earth doesn’t change color to match the chameleon.

A rotten fish pollutes the whole kitchen.

It is when the elephant dies, we get to see his teeth.

The opportunity that God sends does not wake up him who is asleep.

A lobster loves water, but not when he’s being cooked in it.

Even Buddhist priests of the same temple quarrel occasionally.

Poverty is an older daughter of laziness.

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