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African proverbs on Peace and Leadership

◦Peace is costly but it is worth the expense. ~Kenyan proverb
◦War has no eyes ~ Swahili saying
◦When a king has good counselors, his reign is peaceful.
~Ashanti proverb
◦Peace does not make a good ruler. ~Botswana proverb
◦A fight between grasshoppers is a joy to the crow. ~ Lesotho
◦There can be no peace without understanding.
~Senegalese proverb
◦Milk and honey have different colors, but they share the
same house peacefully. ~ African proverb
◦If you can’t resolve your problems in peace, you can’t solve
war. ~ Somalian proverb
◦When there is peace in the country, the chief does not carry
a shield. ~Ugandan proverb
◦When two elephants fight, it is the grass that gets trampled.  
~ Swahili saying
◦Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far. ~ West
African proverb
◦He who thinks he is leading and has no one following him is
only taking a walk. ~ Malawian proverb
◦An army of sheep led by a lion can defeat an army of lions
led by a sheep. ~ Ghanaian proverb
◦He who is destined for power does not have to fight for it. ~
Ugandan proverb
◦Do not forget what is to be a sailor because of being a
captain yourself. ~ Tanzanian proverb
◦Without a leader, black ants are confused. ~Ugandan
◦He who refuses to obey cannot command. ~ Kenyan proverb
◦He who fears the sun will not become chief. ~Ugandan
◦A large chair does not make a king. ~ Sudanese proverb
◦Because he lost his reputation, he lost a kingdom. ~
Ethiopian proverb
◦Where a woman rules, streams run uphill. ~ Ethiopian
◦A leader who does not take advice is not a leader. ~ Kenyan
◦If the cockroach wants to rule over the chicken, then it must
hire the fox as a body-guard. ~ Sierra Leone