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41. A child among elders converses with its ears.. African Proverb. A child among elders converses with its ears.

42. A child can play with its mother's breasts, but not its father's testicles.. African Proverb. A child can play with its mother's breasts, but not its father's testicles.

43. A child doesn't belong to the father or mother; a child belongs to the ancestors.. African Proverb. A child doesn't belong to the father or mother; a child belongs to the ancestors.

44. A child doesn't breast-feed from a stepmother if its mother is still alive.. African Proverb. A child doesn't breast-feed from a stepmother if its mother is still alive.

45. A child while bathing only scrubs its stomach.. African Proverb. A child while bathing only scrubs its stomach.

46. A child who eats too much shouldn't blame is buttock.. African Proverb. A child who eats too much shouldn't blame is buttock.

47. A child who is fearless is going to bring tears to his mother's eyes.. African Proverb. A child who is fearless is going to bring tears to his mother's eyes.

48. A child who knows how to wash his hands will eat with the chiefs.. African Proverb. A child who knows how to wash his hands will eat with the chiefs.

49. A child who protested when being stripped on the back by its mother, it's humbled by the scorching sun when left to walk.. African Proverb. A child who protested when being stripped on the back by its mother, it's humbled by the scorching sun when left to walk.

50. A child's fingers are not scalded by a piece of hot yam which his mother puts into his palm.. African Proverb. A child's fingers are not scalded by a piece of hot yam which his mother puts into his palm.

51. A child's hand is not burned by hot yam which is placed into his palm by his mother.. African Proverb. A child's hand is not burned by hot yam which is placed into his palm by his mother.

52. A clean conscience makes a soft pillow.. African Proverb. A clean conscience makes a soft pillow.

53. A clear conscience fears no accusation.. African Proverb. A clear conscience fears no accusation.

54. A cloudy sky doesn't always cry rain.. African Proverb. A cloudy sky doesn't always cry rain.

55. A cock says it's because of the situation it is faced with that it has its knees in the opposite direction.. African Proverb. A cock says it's because of the situation it is faced with that it has its knees in the opposite direction.

56. A comb becomes bad when it hurts you.. African Proverb. A comb becomes bad when it hurts you.

57. A corn swallowed by a fowl will never germinate in its belly.. African Proverb. A corn swallowed by a fowl will never germinate in its belly.

58. A corpse doesn't have time to cover its pubic region.. African Proverb. A corpse doesn't have time to cover its pubic region.

59. A cow must graze where she is tied.. African Proverb. A cow must graze where she is tied.

60. A cow without a tail should not try to chase away flies.. African Proverb. A cow without a tail should not try to chase away flies.

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