African Proverb of the day: 31 May 2023

A proverb reflects and reveals a community’s culture that provides a glimpse into its value systems, beliefs, and ancient folklore, used as an affirmation, or, as support to its reader to understand that they are not alone in their suffering, or winning!

It is an age-old tradition to keep folklore alive and every culture has its own dictionary of proverbs, one of the main aims for keeping track of the legacy of lessons is to keep a community enlivened, positive and reaffirmed. 


African Proverb: Life is like a shadow and a mist; it passes quickly by, and is no more.

Meaning: Life is short, and you only live it once.


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