61 Senegalese Proverbs / Page 3
21. If you had teeth of steel, you could eat iron coconuts.
22. If you wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes. If you don't wait for tomorrow, tomorrow comes.
23. In the end we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand; we will understand only what we are taught.
24. It is better to be loved than feared.
25. It is better to travel alone than with a bad companion.
26. It is better to walk fast than to grow angry at the forest.
27. It is the hunter who always beats the lions, because it is the hunter who always tells the stories.
28. Kings have no friends.
29. Lies that build are better than truths that destroy.
30. Little by little, one catches the monkey in the jungle.