Creative Proverbs from Bosnia & Herzegovina  
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Bantu* Culture
(* denotes a culture rather than a country)

Background: Bantu languages are spoken in a very large area, including most of Africa below the bulge into the Atlantic to the southernmost tip. Four of the major Niger-Congo languages (Rwanda, Makua, Xhosa, and Zulu) are Bantu languages. Swahili is a Bantu lingua franca important both in commerce and in literature.

Random Proverbs

Proverbs from the Bantu* Culture
F
The earth is a beehive; we all enter by the same door but live in different cells..
R
The eye never forgets what the heart has seen.
A
A good deed will make a good neighbor.
N
Whenever I work hard for other people, I always sleep on an empty stomach.
K
No man can paddle two canoes at the same time.
 

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