South African Proverbs

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Two eyes help each other.

In a herd of cattle, it doesn’t matter which is ahead.

No hill without gravestones, no valley without shadows.

You might stint me, but be generous to my child.

No death is different.

When you have a lot to do, start with a meal.

A river is filled by tributaries.

Where there is honey, there are bound to be ants.

Two wives, two pots of poison.

When you become wise of the healer, also become wise of the sickness.

A traveller is provided for.

The dupe who takes possession of a lame ox is seldom recognised as a fool.

The heart is like a goat that has to be tied up.

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