Ugandan Proverbs

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Caution is not cowardice; even the ants march armed.

The hunter in pursuit of an elephant does not stop to throw stones at birds.

Only take away the wife of a strong man when he is out.

Only a fool tries to jump in the fire.

A roaring lion kills no game.

If he has thrown the only spear he had at you, it means that he doesn’t fear you.

He who tells no lies will not grow up.

When two elephants fight the grass gets trampled.

You must judge a woman by the taste of her soup.

Death is a scar that never heals.

It is better to be married to an old lady than to remain unmarried.

When the master is away, the frogs hop in.

An elephant can never fail to carry its tusks.

A strawberry blossom will not moisten dry bread.

The tongue of co-wives is bitter.

In the entire world, things are two and two.

The best part of happiness lies is in the secret heart of a lover.

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