22 December 2000
A Quarter of an hour is worth more than a thousand gold coins.
21 December 2000
Alone a youth runs fast, with an elder slow, but together they go far.
19 December 2000
Charity is a silent prayer.
18 December 2000
A man's heart is not a sack open to all.
15 December 2000
A mother is like a kernel, crushed by problems but strong enough to overcome them.
14 December 2000
Do not put your head in front of your words.
13 December 2000
An empty sack cannot stand.
12 December 2000
The heart is not a knee, it does not bend.
11 December 2000
When your beard appears, childhood disappears.
07 December 2000
The same water never runs into the same river.
06 December 2000
An undecided man is the worst disaster of the village.
05 December 2000
Where there is abundance, there is poverty.
04 December 2000
Who has no past, has no future.
01 December 2000
If you are injured by a thorn, you will be healed by a thorn.
30 November 2000
Where a river flows, there is abundance.
27 November 2000
Hearing is not seeing.
24 November 2000
A generous man must eat if he wants to continue to be one.
23 November 2000
Words can kill before arms.
22 November 2000
A village without elderly is like a tree without roots.
20 November 2000
Intelligence is a fruit picked in the nieghbour's garden.
17 November 2000
Who created thunder does not fear it.
16 November 2000
Eyes watch but cannot take.
15 November 2000
When your neighbour is wrong you point a finger, but when you are wrong you hide.
14 November 2000
You only understand the joys of parenthood when you have your first child, you only understand the mystery of death when in mourning.
13 November 2000
Equality is not easy, but superiority is painful.
10 November 2000
The monkey is a thief because it does not work.
08 November 2000
You think of water when the well is empty.
07 November 2000
If you really love something, your fate is in its hands.
06 November 2000
It is easier to transport a termite hill than have authority in a village.
03 November 2000
One should not beg with a basket.
02 November 2000
Who has shoes does not fear thorns.
31 October 2000
Drums are never beat without reason.
30 October 2000
Eggs and metal should not be put in the same sack.
27 October 2000
The youth walks faster than the elderly but the elderly knows the road.
26 October 2000
The bird has no nest, but a branch to rest on.
24 October 2000
What appears beautiful is not always good for you.
23 October 2000
Study without reflection is a waste of time, reflection without study is dangerous.
20 October 2000
Those who sacrifice their conscience to ambition burn a painting to obtain ashes.
19 October 2000
Who does not know the path should ask.
18 October 2000
The heart is not a knee, it does not bend.
17 October 2000
A trial between brothers has no winners or losers.
16 October 2000
Rumours generate misunderstandings.
13 October 2000
One glass can ruin all the beer.
12 October 2000
It is easy to pull a thorn out of someone else's skin.
11 October 2000
The wise man never takes a step too long for his leg.
10 October 2000
The river swells with the contribution of the small streams.
09 October 2000
If your corn field is far from your home, the birds will eat your corn.
06 October 2000
What the people think cannot be denied.
05 October 2000
Those who do not listen to the voice of the elderly are like trees without roots.
03 October 2000
An abundance of food at your neighbour's will not satisfy your hunger.
29 September 2000
'War has no eyes.'
28 September 2000
'If a father does not cultivate, the son does not inherit land.'
27 September 2000
'Beating drums is fun, but also tiring.'
26 September 2000
'Only God generates, man only educates.'
25 September 2000
'You learn how to cut down trees cutting them down.'
20 September 2000
'A wrong step by the leader is a warning for those following.'
19 September 2000
'When in someone else's home leave your defects at the door.'
18 September 2000
'It is better to be kind to our neighbours than to cross the world to offer incense to our ancestors.'
15 September 2000
'Happiness is like a field you can harvest every season.'
14 September 2000
'You do not run into mountains, but people yes.'
13 September 2000
'If you want something, you must work for it.'
12 September 2000
'The earth is not an inheritance of our fathers, nor one for our sons.'
11 September 2000
'A friend is someone who walks by your side.'
8 September 2000
'A fire cannot be wrapped with paper.'
6 September 2000
'If you educate a woman, you have educated a population.'
4 September 2000
'The leopard does not eat fish (explanation: the chief does not handle irrelevant problems).'
31 August 2000
'The chief's wisdom is a mesh of old stories, good and bad.'
30 August 2000
'You can see the source of a river, but not that of a clan.'
29 August 2000
'The frog does not tire in the water.'
28 August 2000
'Who built the drum knows best what is inside.'
25 August 2000
'You take a bull by the horns and a man by his words.'
24 August 2000
'The sore is cured but the scar remains.'
23 August 2000
'When you eat an egg do not insult the chicken.'
22 August 2000
'Wearing a mended dress is better than being naked.'
21 August 2000
'God does not ask to withstand more than is possible.'
18 August 2000
'Once the manioca is in your stomach it's gone.'
17 August 2000
'To start a fight, one does not bring a knife that cuts but a needle that sews.'
16 August 2000
'A village united in fraternity is prosperous.'
11 August 2000
'A village without elderly is unhappy.'
10 August 2000
'When you need to make an important decision, never do it alone, choose the right people.'
08 August 2000
'A fool is like a wanderer lost on a path.'
07 August 2000
'The wind effects leaves, while violence men.'
14 July 2000
'When the leg does not walk, the stomach does not eat.'
13 July 2000
'One speaks badly of the absent but fears the present.'
12 July 2000
'Eggs and metal do not go in the same basket.'
11 July 2000
'You can hide a mark on your skin, but not a defect.'
10 July 2000
'What is hanging up, cannot be reached sitting down.'
7 July 2000
'The heart is a locket that does not open easily. Duala proverb.
6 July 2000
Money is like the waters of a swelling river, it flows away.'
5 July 2000
'The laziness of youths is worse than war.'
3 July 2000
'Every course of water has its source.'
30 June 2000
'The turtle does not suffer when running.'
28 June 2000
'The dog never forgets its owner.'
27 June 2000
'You do not beat a drum with one finger.'
26 June 2000
'Who walks in the mud, at some point must clean his feet.'
23 June 2000
'Who gets lost in the forest takes it out on who leads him back to the right road.'
22 June 2000
'You are not born a leader, you become one.'
21 June 2000
'Where there is a hippopotamus, be careful when passing with a pirogue.'
16 June 2000
'Who eats too much, will then be sick.'
15 June 2000
'Who takes a hut, also takes the rats and cockroaches.'
14 June 2000
'Hunger makes the big fish come out of hiding in the great river.'
13 June 2000
'The predator lands on an unknown tree.'
12 June 2000
'The venemous snake cannot be seen in the Savannah.'
09 June 2000
'Do not grab your heel until the ant has bitten you.'
08 June 2000
'You cannot hear a baby cry in the mother's womb.'
07 June 2000
'Authority is in generosity.'
06 June 2000
'The chicken that digs for food will not sleep hungry.'
05 June 2000
'The mouse says: I dig a hole without a hoe; the snake says: I climb a tree without arms.'
31 May 2000
'The mouth does not eat if the feet do not walk and the hands work.'
30 May 2000
'To form a dog is the ruin of education. '
29 May 2000
'The hyena sleeps with the sheep.'
26 May 2000
'During a storm you seek shelter under a tree and not the clouds.'
25 May 2000
'You cannot handle fire with your hands.'
24 May 2000
'Every hill has its leopard.'
23 May 2000
'A goat does not always graze in the same place. '
22 May 2000
'In the great river there are large and small fish. '
12 May 2000
'Who owns too much, remains unhappy.'
11 May 2000
'The cultivator is alone, but those who eat are many.'
10 May 2000
'The leopard does not sleep on a dry branch.'
09 May 2000
'A real family eats the same cornmeal.'
08 May 2000
'If your cornfield is far from your house, the birds will eat your corn.'
04 May 2000
'The day does not return.'
03 May 2000
'A puppy must not confront a large animal.'
28 Apr 2000
'If you carry the egg basket do not dance.'
26 Apr 2000
'Where the rooster crows there is a village.'
24 Apr 2000
'Before killing the chicken carefully observe the character of your guest. '
25 Feb 2000
‘One rind is enough to tie a thousand pieces of wood’.
24 Feb 2000
'If you want to lean on a tree, first make sure it can hold you'.
23 Feb 2000
‘One piece of green wood is enough to stop the others from burning’.
21 Feb 2000
Who follows the elephant will have no problems.
18 Feb 2000
‘Money can even corrupt the virtuous’.
17 Feb 2000
'Only a fool believes that the clouds obscure the splendour of the moon. It has shined behind them for eternity'.
16 Feb 2000
'The wind does not break a tree that can bend'.
15 Feb 2000
'The elephant dies, but his tusks remain'.
14 Feb 2000
‘Only the owner can free his home from mice’.
11 Feb 2000
‘Even your dog knows the homes of your friends’.
10 Feb 2000
'If the rhythm of the drum beat changes, the dance step must adapt'.
09 Feb 2000
'A stolen object does not fill one's heart with joy'.
08 Feb 2000
'No one knows if a bird in flight has an egg in its stomach'.
07 Feb 2000
'Those who get on the same pirogue, have the same aspirations'.
31 Jan 2000
"Those who arrive to the spring first, drink the purest water".
28 Jan 2000
‘To guess is cheap, to guess wrong is expensive’.
27 Jan 2000
'The thread follows the needle'.
25 Jan 2000
'Milestone cornmeal unites families'
24 Jan 2000
'The wind helps those without an axe to cut wood'.
21 Jan 2000
‘The moon lightens well but leaves certain areas in the dark’.
19 Jan 2000
‘Though the leopard is fierce, it does not devour its cubs’.
14 Jan 2000
'A raindrop does not spare the head of the notable'.
13 Jan 2000
'A son will be what he was taught'.
12 Jan 2000
'Even the small leopard is called leopard'.
11 Jan 2000
'Sweet and sour walk hand in hand'.
10 Jan 2000
'We rest our legs, but never our mouths'.