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21. A blacksmith has no need of an axe.. African Proverb. A blacksmith has no need of an axe.

22. A blind person knows his environment more than a visitor with eyes.. African Proverb. A blind person knows his environment more than a visitor with eyes.

23. A bottle that believes it's cracked to smile it will end up on the dustbin.. African Proverb. A bottle that believes it's cracked to smile it will end up on the dustbin.

24. A bowl should not laugh when a calabash breaks.. African Proverb. A bowl should not laugh when a calabash breaks.

25. A boy may cry; but a man as to conceal his pain.. African Proverb. A boy may cry; but a man as to conceal his pain.

26. A bush that doesn't rotate baskets must not grow mushrooms.. African Proverb. A bush that doesn't rotate baskets must not grow mushrooms.

27. A butterfly thinks itself a bird because it can fly.. African Proverb. A butterfly thinks itself a bird because it can fly.

28. A camel cannot see the crookedness of its neck.. African Proverb. A camel cannot see the crookedness of its neck.

29. A camel never sees its own hump.. African Proverb. A camel never sees its own hump.

30. A canoe peddler doesn't tell the crocodile he has along snout until he's crossed the river.. African Proverb. A canoe peddler doesn't tell the crocodile he has along snout until he's crossed the river.

31. A cat in its castle has a lion's teeth.. African Proverb. A cat in its castle has a lion's teeth.

32. A cat keeps its crawls inside until it meets a mouse.. African Proverb. A cat keeps its crawls inside until it meets a mouse.

33. A cat may go to a monastery, but she still remains a cat.. African Proverb. A cat may go to a monastery, but she still remains a cat.

34. A centipede is not crippled by the loss of one limb.. African Proverb. A centipede is not crippled by the loss of one limb.

35. A chameleon can only change its colour but never change its skin.. African Proverb. A chameleon can only change its colour but never change its skin.

36. A chick that will grow into a cock can be spotted the very day it hatches.. African Proverb. A chick that will grow into a cock can be spotted the very day it hatches.

37. A chicken with beautiful plumage does not sit in a corner.. African Proverb. A chicken with beautiful plumage does not sit in a corner.

38. A chief in the village never sees the devil.. African Proverb. A chief in the village never sees the devil.

39. A chief may have more wives than he can remember but you dare not try to share his wives with him.. African Proverb. A chief may have more wives than he can remember but you dare not try to share his wives with him.

40. A chief should not create a new law when he is angry.. African Proverb. A chief should not create a new law when he is angry.

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