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Ugandan Proverbs

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A roaring lion kills no game.

A strawberry blossom will not moisten dry bread.

Caution is not cowardice; even the ants march armed.

Empty hands only please their owner.

Even the mightiest eagle comes down to the treetops to rest.

Familiarity is like the sea that kills the fisherman.

He, who hunts two rats, catches none.

He who is bitten by a snake fears a lizard.

Men will love each other as long as one is richer than the other.

Only a fool tries to jump in the fire.

Sickness accompanies a waning moon; a new moon cures disease.

The hunter in pursuit of an elephant does not stop to throw stones at birds.

The man with one wife is the boss of all bachelors.

The person who has not traveled widely thinks his or her mother is the best cook.

When the moon is not full, the stars shine more brightly.

Source: proverbatim.com

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