Ghanaian proverbs

No.VirtueGhanaian proverbEnglish TransliterationMeaningRoot
1UnityFuntumfunafu ne dɛnkyɛmfunafu wɔn afuru bom nanso woredidi a na wɔreko efiri sɛ aduane dɛ yɛte no wɔ menetwitwie mu.Democracy and unity in diversity.Akan/Twi
2Vigilance"Though I am not edible," says the vulture, "yet I nurse my egss in the branches of a tall tree because man is hard to be trusted."Akan/Twi
3ProcrastinationBerɛ annuru annuru a,
ɛtra.
Procrastination is the thieve of time.Akan/Twi
4ReincarnationOdomankoma bɔ owuo ma owuo kum noThe Creator created death only for death to kill him.Immortality of God.Akan/Twi