17 West African Proverbs.1. A hare is like an ass in the length of its ears, yet it is not its son.
2. A talkative bird will not build a nest.
3. A tattler is war than a thief.
4. At the bottom of patience one finds heaven.
5. By crawling, a child learns to stand.
6. Earth is but a marketplace; heaven is home.
7. Everybody loves a fool, but nobody wants him for a son.
8. Everybody loves a lord.
9. Fear is no obstacle to death.
10. Not to know is bad; not to wish to know is worse.