Monday, March 14, 2011

Proverb Monday

Proverb: Afεkubɔ te sε asanom, w'anhwε wo ho so yie a, εma wosopa
Translation: Companionship is like drinking too much palm wine, if you are not careful, it leads to disgrace
Context: Too much enjoyment of company can lead to unwise actions and so to disgrace. When one takes on numerous friends, there are bound to be bad one amongst them. Hence, listening too often to what your companions say can lead to taking decisions that would lead to problems. Moderateness is key.
No. 2299 in Bu me Bε by Peggy Appiah et al.
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Caveat: Text in red is my interpretation.

4 comments:

  1. I like this one and find it to be very true.

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  2. Yes Zibilee too much friends isn't good, especially if you can't follow your own decisions.

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  3. yes Amy. We must know how to relate with our friends.

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