"The leopard's stealthy gait is not a result of cowardice; it is simply stalking a prey." (Do not mistake people's gentle nature for spinelessness.) "The rabbit that eats yams and enjoys them will return for more." (People remember good experiences and seek their repetition.) "The chicken sweats, but its down prevents us from knowing." (Everybody has his or her problems, although strangers may not guess.) "The mouth does not say, 'I ate once before.'" (Hunger is not something one assuages once and for all.) "It is a light ...

Yoruba Proverbs 2008, University of Nebraska Press

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Yoruba Proverbs 2005, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

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