61 Senegalese Proverbs / Page 3
- 21. If you had teeth of steel, you could eat iron coconuts.
- 22. If you wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes. If you don't wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes.
- 23. In the end we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand; we will understand only what we are taught.
- 24. It is better to be loved than feared.
- 25. It is better to travel alone than with a bad companion.
- 26. It is better to walk fast than to grow angry at the forest.
- 27. It is the hunter who always beats the lions, because it is the hunter who always tells the stories.
- 28. Kings have no friends.
- 29. Lies that build are better than truths that destroy.
- 30. Little by little, one catches the monkey in the jungle.