african love quotes

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01. A letter from the heart can be read on the face. Kenya

02. Coffee and love taste best when hot. Ethiopian proverb TWEET THIS

03. Do not treat your loved one like a swinging door: you are fond of it but you push it back and forth. Madagascar

04. Don’t be so in love that you can’t tell when it’s raining. Madagascar TWEET THIS

05. Don’t try to make someone hate the person he loves. For he will go on loving but he will hate you. Senegal

06. Even as the archer loves the arrow that flies, so too he loves the bow that remains constant in his hands. Nigeria

07. He who loves, love you with your dirt. Uganda

08. He who loves the vase loves also what is inside. African proverb TWEET THIS

09. If a woman doesn’t love you, she calls you “brother.” Côte d’Ivoire

10. If anyone makes you laugh, it is not always because they love you. Kenya

11. If love is a sickness, patience is the remedy. Cameroon

12. If the full moon loves you, why worry about the stars? Tunisia TWEET THIS

13. If you are ugly you must either learn to dance or make love. Zimbabwean Proverp

14. If you marry a monkey for its wealth, the money goes and the monkey remains. Egypt TWEET THIS

15. It’s much easier to fall in love than to stay in love. African proverb

16. Let your love be like the misty rain, coming softly but flooding the river. Liberia

17. Love doesn’t listen to rumors. Ghana

18. Love doesn’t rely on physical features. Lesotho

19. Love for something makes a man blind and deaf. Sudan

20. Love has to be shown by deeds not words. Swahili proverb

21. Love is a despot who spares no one. Namibia

22. Love is a painkiller. African origin unknown

23. Love, like rain, does not choose the grass on which it falls. South Africa

24. Love never gets lost it’s only kept. African proverb TWEET THIS

25. Marriage is like a groundnut; you have to crack it to see what is inside. Ghanaian proverb

26. Never marry a woman who has bigger feet than you. Mozambique proverb TWEET THIS

27. One thread for the needle, one love for the heart. Sudanese proverb

28. Truth should be in love and love in truth – Swahili

29. One who marries for love alone will have bad days but good nights. Egypt

30. Pretend you are dead and you will see who really loves you. African proverb

31. The quarrel of lovers is the renewal of love. Morocco

32. To love someone who does not love you is like shaking a tree to make the dew drops fall. Congo

33. To love the king is not bad, but a king who loves you is better. Wolof proverb

34. When one is in love, a cliff becomes a meadow. Ethiopia TWEET THIS

35. Where there is love, there is no darkness. Burundi TWEET THIS

36. You know who you love but you can’t know who loves you. Nigeria

ugandan love quote

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