Popular Ivorian Proverbs
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•¬†Too much discussion means a quarrel.

• Until the snake is dead, do not drop the stick.

• The twig that falls in the water will never become a fish.

• Dogs do not actually prefer bones to meat, it is just that no one ever gives them meat.

• He who gives a monkey as a present doesn't keep hold of its tail.

• If you are not going to bite, don't show your teeth.

• The death of an elderly man is like a burning library.

• Mutual affection gives each his share.

•¬†Taking water from the same well doesn't make all the wives' gravy taste good.

• A poor man's sheep will never get fat.

• In the village that you don't know, the chickens have teeth.

• Everybody loves a fool, but nobody wants him for a son.

• Better a bad wife than an empty house.

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