Cameroonian Proverbs

By trying repeatedly, the monkey learns how to jump from the tree.

Lying can get you a wife, but it won’t keep her.

If you ask questions, you cannot avoid answers.

No matter how fast a man is, he cannot outrun his shadow.

The heart of a wise man lies quiet like clear water.

If everyone is going to dance, then who will watch?

If the fight is tomorrow, then why should you clench your fist today?

African Proverbs