Short Parables about Life with Moral Values for You

We gave for you here short parables about life, inspirational parables about life and words of wisdom about life.

Short Best Parables about Life

Life would always give us what we want if we care enough to play our own part towards achieving the goals that we want out of life. These short parables about life are indeed inspirational parables about life and the lessons that we can learn from the parables that we have for you.

Life belongs to the risk takers. If you want success out of life, you need to go out of your comfort zone. When you face life as if it is all that you have got, life will accord to you that which you demand from her.

Let these wise sayings be a guide for you to make it through life.

Short Parables about Life

Truly speaking, African love proverbs so much that there is no saying of the Elders without it. If you are opportune to watch any village scene in  Nollywood movies and that of Gollywood, you would come to terms with it. The funny adages are spiced with wisdom which are sometimes humorous. To spice your day and make it hilarious, here are some best short parables about life.

[1]. It is only a chicken hearted man that is afraid to take risks.

[2]. If your clothes are made of cassava leaves you don’t make goats your friends.

[3]. When a rat challenges a cat, know that a hole is close by. So be careful who you challenge.

[4]. Someone that smiles when he is being robbed, has equally stolen something from the thief.

[5]. A tree that is not taller than you, cannot give you a shadow.

[6]. Anybody who wasn't there when the dead was buried, start digging from the foot.

[7]. Books are as useful to the stupid person, just as the mirror is to the blind.

[8]. It is better for you to live on top of a roof than to live with a wicked woman.

[9]. A knife that lost its handle defiles conventional use.

[10]. Banana said it is because of the greediness of my brother plantain that makes him enter the fire.

[11]. The little opportunity given to a monkey to wear a cloth does not guarantee him to join the dining table.

[12]. Do we have an eighty years old boy in the house? Go and marry and become a man.

[13]. No matter the good you do to a bicycle man he must not go without causing you with his bumbum.

[14]. It's only a stupid person will continue to do the same mistake and expect a different result.

[15]. Clotting Aboki with a suit he still remains the same Aboki, pound the fool with pestle and mortar his foolishness still remains.

[16]. When a bird flies without pitching, a hunter shoots without tagging.

[17]. It is better for a hen to find a dead Dog than a Dog to find a dead hen because no way people will say that it was the Dog that killed it.

[18]. When you see a rich man that makes his money through hard work and the fear of God, respect him because making money is not child's play.

[19]. A woman who started cooking before another has more broken cooking utensils.

[20]. The downfall of a man is not the end of his life.

[21]. Don't feel ashamed to fart when urinating. There is no rain without thunder.

[22]. The constant head nodding of agama lizards does not mean all is well.

[23]. Pussy cat said that to protect what belongs to her that is why she always covers her excreta with sand.

[24]. The cat also said that it is better to take a long-distance than to miss its target.

[26]. No matter how long a dead wood stays inside the river it cannot become a crocodile.

[27]. Marriage is not for boys and girls but for men and women.

[28]. What a young man will read from afar, an elderly man will have to go close and put on medicated eyeglasses before reading.

[29]. The gentle stride of a tigress does not mean cowardice.

[30]. The way to success is very narrow. Be careful.

[31]. It is only when a chicken dies that it can remove the shoes from its legs.

[32]. The thousand dribbling by many players is a slave to a goal scored by one person.

[33]. He that sells his monkey and bought a pussy cat should know that something that is squatting is still in his house.

[34]. He who sleeps with an itchy anus will wake up with smelly hands.

[35]. No matter how satisfied a person is after eating, there is always space for meat.

[36]. It is good to meet the bad ones before meeting the good ones.

[37]. The goat that swallows 10 kobos actually wanted to hear the history of how much they bought her mother.

[38]. A pretty face does not mean a pretty heart.

[39]. The slow movement of the snail does not portray its weakness.

[40]. A man who married a beautiful wife and a man who planted corn by the roadside have similar problems.

[41]. When a child is crying, pointing his finger at a particular place if his father is not there his mother is there.

[42]. When you see a child trying to throw stone on an adult check behind him there is another man standing.

[43]. A woman who borrows clothes from a person cannot dance well because of the owner of the cloth.

[44]. A jealous woman does better research than the FBI.

[45]. No matter how dry the ground is, the cricket can't sleep outside.

[46]. Favour doesn't mean you shouldn't labour.

[47]. It is only those who climb an electric pool that can admire a coconut tree.

[48]. A child that is carried on her mother's back doesn't know the distance covered on her feet.

[49]. A sleeping dog is better than a dead lion.

[50]. A man without a smiling face must not open a shop.

Inspirational Parables about Life

Let these top famous inspirational African proverbs about life be a guiding light towards increasing your wisdom in using parables to pass a message to friends and people you come across daily. For your delight, here are some parables about life which are wise African proverbs that would inspire the special people in your life.

[51]. War is just like a pregnant woman you hardly predict the outcome.

[52]. Show me your friend and I will tell you who you are.

[53]. When a tortoise begins its journey, it doesn't ask for any direction because of its enemy.

[54]. The sound of the bitter cola does not portray its taste.

[55]. The penis that is uncultured will always put the fortune of a great man in jeopardy.

[56]. No matter how careful you might seem to be in life, you can't escape the seat of mistakes.

[57]. No matter how the condition of the forest is, the lion will never eat grass.

[59]. When you marry for the wrong reason you get the wrong reason.

[60]. It is only a child that washes his or her hands clean that would eat and drink with the elders.

[61]. A goat that walks into the lion's den will not live to tell what transpired.

[62]. The foolishness of God is greater than the wideness of a man

[63]. No amount of clothes a child has, he can never have as many rags as an adult.

[64]. In the country of blind men, the one-eyed man is a King.

[65]. When a tiger is crippled a lizard can pay him a visit.

[66]. The place you were today is the choice u made yesterday.

[67]. Termites do not build their home on the surface of the water.

[68]. A big head with an empty brain is overloaded.

[69]. Work in silence let your success make the noise.

[70]. Never tell your ex, that he or she is not good for marriage, if you do, you might just announce your obituary.

[71]. The legs that are always going about are always seen by the eyes that always move about.

[72]. All the talk you hear in the market is all about less the price and add the price.

[73]. He who urinates in the river either the people from his paternal home or people from his maternal home will drink from the same river.

[74]. Gentility without morality is stupidity.

[75]. The road to success is never crowded when it comes to the extra mile.

[76]. An empty drum makes the greatest noise.

[77]. When you play with your morning and afternoon will tell which result in you would get in the evening.

[78]. Frequent visitation brings negligence.

[79]. The wriggling face of a tortoise does not mean old age.

[80]. Show me your friend and I will let you know who you are.

[81]. You can only tell the blind that there's no oil in the soup, certainly not salt.

[82]. It's better for a dog to die in a house of a chicken than a chicken in a house of a dog.

[83]. When you run alone it's called RACE and when GOD runs with you it's called GRACE.

[84]. Ignorant is the mother of confusion and confusion gives birth to destruction.

[85]. The Monkey and Gorilla may claim one nest, Monkey is Monkey, Gorilla is Gorilla.

[86]. A goat that ventures into a lion's den may not come back to explain the outcome.

[87]. It is better to arrive early than to come late for those that refuse correction will receive corruption.

[88]. Do not be a wise man that died in a fool's paradise.

[89]. No matter how long Comfort sits on a table, she cannot be comfortable.

[90]. The venom of a Python can never have an effect on the back of a tortoise.

[91]. A great man without Christ is like a beautiful jeep without fuel to start it.

[92]. A man does not run away from his bottoms.

[93]. Don't believe every picture you see because even the salt looks like sugar.

[95]. People do not appreciate what they have until they lose it.

[96]. The battle of this world is a battle of words.

[97]. Vision without provision is equal to television.

[98]. It's better late than never.

[99]. All that glitters are not gold.

[100]. What do you gain by asking a leper to clap? It is never fun oppressing those you are better off.



Nsikak Andrew – In Patches of Thoughts, Words are Formed!: Short Parables about Life with Moral Values for You
Short Parables about Life with Moral Values for You
We gave for you here short parables about life, inspirational parables about life and words of wisdom about life.
Nsikak Andrew – In Patches of Thoughts, Words are Formed!
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