African Quotes on Learning

Learning expands great souls. ~ Namibian proverb

To get lost is to learn the way. ~ African proverb

By crawling a child learns to stand. ~ African proverb

If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents. ~ African proverb

He who learns, teaches. ~ Ethiopian proverb

Wealth, if you use it, comes to an end; learning, if you use it, increases. ~ Swahili proverb

By trying often, the monkey learns to jump from the tree. ~ Buganda proverb

You always learn a lot more when you lose than when you win. ~ African proverb

You learn how to cut down trees by cutting them down. ~ Bateke proverb

The wise create proverbs for fools to learn, not to repeat. ~ African proverb

What you help a child to love can be more important than what you help him to learn. ~African proverb

By the time the fool has learned the game, the players have dispersed. ~Ashanti proverb

One who causes others misfortune also teaches them wisdom. ~ African proverb

You do not teach the paths of the forest to an old gorilla. ~Congolese proverb

What you learn is what you die with. ~ African proverb

Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone. ~Moroccan Proverb

When you follow in the path of your father, you learn to walk like him. ~Ashanti Proverb

Ears that do not listen to advice, accompany the head when it is chopped off. ~African Proverb

Advice is a stranger; if he’s welcome he stays for the night; if not, he leaves the same day. ~Malagasy Proverb

Traveling is learning. ~Kenyan Proverb

Where there are experts there will be no lack of learners. ~Swahili Proverb