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21. Rooster makes mo' racket dan de hen w'at lay de aig.. African American Proverb. Rooster makes mo' racket dan de hen w'at lay de aig.

22. Talkin' 'bout fire doesn't boil the pot.. African American Proverb. Talkin' 'bout fire doesn't boil the pot.

23. Tell me whom you love, and I'll tell you who you are.. African American Proverb. Tell me whom you love, and I'll tell you who you are.

24. The blacker the berry the sweeter the juice.. African American Proverb. The blacker the berry the sweeter the juice.

25. The rainbow might be better lookin' if 'twasn't such a cheap show.. African American Proverb. The rainbow might be better lookin' if 'twasn't such a cheap show.

26. The squirrel can beat the rabbit climbing a tree, but then the rabbit makes the best stew that sort of equalizes the thing.. African American Proverb. The squirrel can beat the rabbit climbing a tree, but then the rabbit makes the best stew that sort of equalizes the thing.

27. The very time I thought I was lost, my dungeon shook and my chains fell off.. African American Proverb. The very time I thought I was lost, my dungeon shook and my chains fell off.

28. The worm don't see nothing pretty in the robin's song.. African American Proverb. The worm don't see nothing pretty in the robin's song.

29. Wagon makes the loudest noise when it's goin' out empty.. African American Proverb. Wagon makes the loudest noise when it's goin' out empty.

30. We ain't what we want to be; we ain't what we gonna be; but thank God, we ain't what we was.. African American Proverb. We ain't what we want to be; we ain't what we gonna be; but thank God, we ain't what we was.

31. When the bait is more than the fish, 'tis time to stop fishing.. African American Proverb. When the bait is more than the fish, 'tis time to stop fishing.

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