World Proverbs / Zanzibar Proverbs

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19 Zanzibar Proverbs.



1. A baby that does not cry will die on its mother's back.. Zanzibar Proverb. A baby that does not cry will die on its mother's back.

2. A fruit tree that grows in a dung heap will certainly blossom.. Zanzibar Proverb. A fruit tree that grows in a dung heap will certainly blossom.

3. A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.. Zanzibar Proverb. A gentle breeze blowing in the right direction is better than a pair of strong oars.

4. A man without a wife is a man without a house.. Zanzibar Proverb. A man without a wife is a man without a house.

5. An empty sack can't stand up; a full sack cannot bend.. Zanzibar Proverb. An empty sack can't stand up; a full sack cannot bend.

6. Foam will always find its way to the shore.. Zanzibar Proverb. Foam will always find its way to the shore.

7. If you think your bundle of dirty clothes is too heavy, try picking up your neighbor's.. Zanzibar Proverb. If you think your bundle of dirty clothes is too heavy, try picking up your neighbor's.

8. Maybe my canoe is bigger than yours, but the sea is the same. If there are no fish, we both go hungry.. Zanzibar Proverb. Maybe my canoe is bigger than yours, but the sea is the same. If there are no fish, we both go hungry.

9. Never pick up what you didn't put down.. Zanzibar Proverb. Never pick up what you didn't put down.

10. No matter how fast moonlight runs, daylight catches up.. Zanzibar Proverb. No matter how fast moonlight runs, daylight catches up.

11. The bigger the pot the more rice will stick to it.. Zanzibar Proverb. The bigger the pot the more rice will stick to it.

12. The bucket goes down the well every day -- some day it won't come up again.. Zanzibar Proverb. The bucket goes down the well every day -- some day it won't come up again.

13. The death throes of an elephant are not so annoying as a living flea.. Zanzibar Proverb. The death throes of an elephant are not so annoying as a living flea.

14. There is reason in the roasting of eggs.. Zanzibar Proverb. There is reason in the roasting of eggs.

15. Time is longer than a rope.. Zanzibar Proverb. Time is longer than a rope.

16. Unless you know the road you've come down, you can not know where you are going.. Zanzibar Proverb. Unless you know the road you've come down, you can not know where you are going.

17. When you play the flute in Zanzibar all Africa dances.. Zanzibar Proverb. When you play the flute in Zanzibar all Africa dances.

18. Willing is a good man, but Able is a better one.. Zanzibar Proverb. Willing is a good man, but Able is a better one.

19. Women and glass are always in danger.. Zanzibar Proverb. Women and glass are always in danger.

19 Zanzibar Proverbs