Ethiopian Proverbs

Don’t blame God for creating the tiger—instead, thank him for not giving it wings.

If you are going to go where corn grows, take a cutting tool with you.

Eat when the food is ready; speak when the time is right.

It is foolish for someone to remain thirsty when he is in the midst of water.

When the hyena is gone, the dog barks.

African Proverbs