sleep and indolence are not cousins of a good harvest.
when a ripe fruit sees an honest man,it drops.
an ant-hill that is destined to become a giant ant-hill will definitely become one,no matter how many times it is destroyed by elephants.
the gods only hear one wish at a time, and nothing more.
we do not use bare feet to search for thorns which we have seen in day time.
a man who lives on the bank of a river does not use spittle to wash his hands.
the fish that can see that its water is getting shallower,cannot be stranded.
the elephant and the tiger do not go hunting on the same pasture.
a man who is trampled to death by an elephant is a man who is blind and deaf.
no matter how much a bull is on heat,it does not mount a goat.
no one can use another person's teeth to smile.
he who sets a trap does not cough.
he who wants to sleep in the middle must be first to arrive.
anyone who urinates in a stream should be warned because any of his relatives may drink from the water.
greatness and beauty do not belong to the gods alone.
when a hen gets to a new town,it stands on one leg until it knows that it is a town where people stand on their two legs.
it is one person in a street that kills a dog and the street is named a street of dog killers.
the alcohol that is insufficient for a whole town ought not to intoxicate one man.
the hen perspires,but the feathers don't allow us to see the perspiration.
a fowl does not forget where it lays its eggs.
if a person who curses another is not better than the person he curses,a request is never made of him to rescind the curse.
it is not only the hare,the tortoise arrives also at the destination.
a man who sleeps with your mother can slap you in her absence.
the grave of the gravedigger is never deep.
two footsteps do not make a path.
when an elephant falls,meat is sure to be surplus for those who follow the hunter.
when the right hand washes the left hand and the left hand washes the right hand,both hands become clean.
when the teeth fall off,the nose is sure to collapse.
a bird does not change its feathers because the weather is bad.
if a soup is sweet,it is money that cooks it.
it is when there is a stampede,that a woman with big buttocks knows that she carries a load.
there is no elephant that complains about the weight of its trunk. No elephant is burdened by the weight of its tusks.
the sun does not refuse to shine on a village just because it is small.
it is an irresponsible adult that creates enmity because of a disagreement that arises because of two children.
he who does not look ahead always remains behind.
an old banana leaf was once yung and green.
the fly that has no one to advise it follows the corpse into the grave.
no frog is tied by a rope to a pond.
however much the world degenerates,man shall never find warms in salt.
beauty is not sold or eaten.
if gold rusts,what will iron do?.
no matter how much the world changes,cats will never lay eggs.
the goat that breaks a drum pays with its own skin.
never talk about a rope in the house of a man who has just been hanged.
a friend in power is a friend lost.
when the hen is drunk, it forgets about the hawk.
the chief's dog is chief of the dogs.
no one can pass twice between the thighs of an elephant.
the heaviness of the crocodile's private parts is what makes it to sink in water.
the sweetness of sugar is not in its color.
Kenyan proverbs are particularly insightful and therefore smart to use. I here describe such proverbs related to people of kenya. Enjoy these Kenyan Proverbs which are given above the page.