African Love, Friendship and Marriage Quotes

  • To be without a friend is to be poor indeed.  ~ Tanzanian proverb
  • Love has to be shown by deeds not words. ~ Swahili proverb
  • Love is a despot who spares no one. ~Namibian proverb
  • Hold a true friend with both hands. ~ African proverb
  • The friends of our friends are our friends.  ~ Congolese proverb
  • A friend is someone you share the path with. ~ African proverb
  • He who loves the vase loves also what is inside. ~ African proverb
  • It’s much easier to fall in love than to stay in love. ~ African proverb
  • Coffee and love taste best when hot. ~ Ethiopian proverb
  • Where there is love there is no darkness. ~Burundian proverb
  • If you are ugly you must either learn to dance or make love. ~ Zimbabwean Proverp
  • Pretend you are dead and you will see who really loves you. ~ African proverb
  • To love the king is not bad, but a king who loves you is better. ~ Wolof proverb
  • A happy man marries the girl he loves, but a happier man loves the girl he marries. ~ African proverb
  • Show me your friend and I will show you your character. ~ African proverb
  • Return to old watering holes for more than water; friends and dreams are there to meet you. ~ African proverb
  • Between true friends even water drunk together is sweet enough. ~ African proverb
  • A small house will hold a hundred friends. ~ African proverb
  • A close friend can become a close enemy.~ African proverb
  • Bad friends will prevent you from having good friends.  ~ Gabon proverb
  • If you marry a monkey for his wealth, the money goes and the monkey remains as is. ~ Egyptian proverb
  • Love never gets lost it’s only kept. ~ African proverb
  • Never marry a woman who has bigger feet than you. ~ Mozambique proverb
  • One thread for the needle, one love for the heart. ~ Sudanese proverb
  • Marriage is like a groundnut; you have to crack it to see what is inside. ~ Ghanaian proverb



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