World Proverbs / Ibo Proverbs

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19 Ibo Proverbs.



1. A baby on its mother's back doesn't know the journey is long.. Ibo Proverb. A baby on its mother's back doesn't know the journey is long.

2. A bird that flies off the earth and lands on an anthill is still on the ground.. Ibo Proverb. A bird that flies off the earth and lands on an anthill is still on the ground.

3. A debt may get moldy, but it never decays.. Ibo Proverb. A debt may get moldy, but it never decays.

4. A man who lives on the banks of the Niger should not wash his hands with spittle.. Ibo Proverb. A man who lives on the banks of the Niger should not wash his hands with spittle.

5. Always being in a hurry does not prevent death, neither does going slowly prevent living.. Ibo Proverb. Always being in a hurry does not prevent death, neither does going slowly prevent living.

6. Anger against a brother is felt in the flesh, not in the bone.. Ibo Proverb. Anger against a brother is felt in the flesh, not in the bone.

7. Book stands by itself and experience stands by itself.. Ibo Proverb. Book stands by itself and experience stands by itself.

8. If you want to eat a toad, you should look for a fat and juicy one.. Ibo Proverb. If you want to eat a toad, you should look for a fat and juicy one.

9. Never kill a man who says nothing.. Ibo Proverb. Never kill a man who says nothing.

10. Never let any mechanical device know that you are in a hurry.. Ibo Proverb. Never let any mechanical device know that you are in a hurry.

11. Ours is ours, but mine is mine.. Ibo Proverb. Ours is ours, but mine is mine.

12. Shall we kill a snake and carry it in our hand when we have a bag for putting long things in?. Ibo Proverb. Shall we kill a snake and carry it in our hand when we have a bag for putting long things in?

13. The eye is not harmed by sleep.. Ibo Proverb. The eye is not harmed by sleep.

14. The rain does not recognize anyone as a friend; it drenches all equally.. Ibo Proverb. The rain does not recognize anyone as a friend; it drenches all equally.

15. What an elder sees sitting; the young can't see standing.. Ibo Proverb. What an elder sees sitting; the young can't see standing.

16. When a new saying gets to the land of empty men they lose their heads over it.. Ibo Proverb. When a new saying gets to the land of empty men they lose their heads over it.

17. When the brothers fight to the death, a stranger inherits their father's estate.. Ibo Proverb. When the brothers fight to the death, a stranger inherits their father's estate.

18. Wherever something stands, another thing stands beside it.. Ibo Proverb. Wherever something stands, another thing stands beside it.

19. Words are sweet, but they never take the place of food.. Ibo Proverb. Words are sweet, but they never take the place of food.

19 Ibo Proverbs