What are the most widely used African quotes and proverbs we know from childhood?

Do you want to learn more beautiful quotes that are popular in Africa? Then this article is just for you!

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African people are very sensitive and emotional people with their own worldview. That’s why we love our African quotes that fully express our feelings and sometimes help us deal with our problems.

Here are the best South African quotes. However, they are popular everywhere in the world too.

African beauty quotes

The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides. Audrey Hepburn

Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams. Ashley Smith

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. Anne Frank

The more often we see the things around us - even the beautiful and wonderful things - the more they become invisible to us.

That is why we often take for granted the beauty of this world: the flowers, the trees, the birds, the clouds - even those we love. Because we see things so often, we see them less and less. Joseph B. Wirthlin

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it. Confucius

 Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting. Ralph Waldo

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A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears. Anne Roiphe

She got her looks from her father. He's a plastic surgeon. Groucho Marx

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. Jawaharlal Nehru

The soul that sees beauty may sometimes walk alone. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art. Ralph Waldo Emerson

 A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness. John Keats

When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms, the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven, and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist. Akhenaton

The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express. Francis Bacon

Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul. Saint Augustine

There is a kind of beauty in imperfection. Conrad Hall

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Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror. Rabindranath Tagore

African inspirational quotes

"I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody"

The President Muhammadu Buhari

"We must change our lawless habits, our attitude to public office and public trust. We must change our unruly behaviour in schools, hospitals, market places, motor parks, on the roads, in homes and offices.

"To bring about change, we must change ourselves by being law-abiding citizens"

Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It's about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers. Robin S. Sharma

Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong. Ella Fitzgerald

 Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter. Brad Henry

 Inspiration for my music just comes from, you know, my life experiences. Avril Lavigne

I know of no single formula for success.

But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together. Queen Elizabeth II

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I had a few dating disasters along the way with girls cheating on me. One girl was the inspiration for me singing 'Cry Me A River' on 'The X Factor.' That was my payback to her because she was unfaithful. Liam Payne

When we clear the physical clutter from our lives, we literally make way for inspiration and 'good, orderly direction' to enter. Julia Cameron

African quotes about life and love

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. Buddha

 Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius

 The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters. Audrey Hepburn

 Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. George Bernard

 We do not remember days, we remember moments. Cesare Pavese

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. Soren Kierkegaard

 Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking. Marcus Aurelius

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor. Sholom Aleichem

 In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln

To sum up, all the African philosophy quotes are really wise and inspire a lot of people. Even though not all of the authors come from Africa, all of the quotes about change, life and inspiration are very famous in the continent.

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