An inferior is not invited unless his services are required. The Kere says, Men must think of doing work as the time for work has come. The reference is to Alexander the Great. For the current church age, its a testament of those who are truly Christians, born again, that have Christs righteousness in their new nature, their new man. Who knows nothing doubts nothing. Fate assigns all things, say the indolent and base.
Burton in his valuable book, Wit and Wisdom from West Africa, where most of the West African proverbs quoted elsewhere are to be found. Their starting bit was well started. The European pigeon says, He who eats and gives to thee, for him thou quenchest the fire. Mancius said, Eating and drinking men are despised by their fellow men because they pamper what is little and lose what is great. However, as the relevant fund was not available for the first quarter, it was decided that the payment had to be made in the second Quarter. In India, Hindoos at the Ganges, when interrupted in their devotions by a sneeze, never venture to continue, but repeat their prayers again from the beginning.
The five Pandavas they say are three, like the legs of a bed, but there are only two, said he, showing one finger. Still farther east are two million people speaking the Yoruba language. Gie her her will, or shell burst, quo the man when his wife kamed his head with the three-legged stool. Any excuse will serve when one has not a mind to do a thing. Every man is the maker of his own fortune.
The proverb means that if people were given a second chance to redo certain areas of their life they would probably make better decisions than the decisions they had previously made. The Ehoro is a hare or rabbit. is the cry of the partridge on the barntop. Publicity and media have exaggerated the generosity of these. But when you are sleepy you will be content to sleep anywhere. Soor plooms, quo the tod when he couldna climb the tree. Planning is able to help one to cultivate the sense of responsibility and discipline.
For instance, if one knows that he needs to go for interview, he shall proper prepare himself. But it will start to change. The tortoise says, A man must not be ashamed to run away. Every success before a good start Many people prefer to act by following their personal thought or intuition. He is the first of a kind.
The Okete says, I understand a specific day, another day I do not understand. The Ehoro said, I care for nobody but the archer. You can't just let the water get drier and drier until it is gone, you have to get it because it isn't going to fill higher. The proverb is applied to anyone who is guilty of self-praise. He who does not look before him must take misfortune for his earnings. To pave the way for success, one needs to be well-prepared.
All the above efforts have made possible a good beginning. A jocular beginning of work, which, if it went no further, would be long enough ere it were finished. Twa heads are better than ane, as the wife said when she and her dog gaed to the market. Twa things neer be angry wiwhat ye can help and what ye canna. The meal of this bean is used instead of soap by the poorer classes for washing their hands, and on this account it is very generally cultivated in Egypt.
However, the Book of Proverbs was too important to omit fromthe Hebrew canon. Good beginning can lay a solid foundation for us. A large stone crushed a lizard. Sneezing at a Roman banquet was considered particularly ominous; when it happened, some article of food that had been removed was brought back to be again tasted, to counteract the evil effect of the sneeze. The big fish eat the little ones, the little ones eat the shrimps, and the shrimps are forced to eat mud.
Their end will be completely great. Love stood listening with delight, And sneezed his auspice on the right. Again, it shows that a good and sufficient preparation is significant to be the key to success. True ambition is not a dream. Using the material from item A, functionalists see the family as a key. Many can help one. When you are not sleepy, you say, I have no sleeping place.