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“Siate uwenelo kwa usikiyelo.”

Never give up what you have seen for what you have heard.

African aphorisms by William Ernest Taylor, 1891.

“Mwenyi kisu kikali ndiye atakaekula nyama.”

The man that has the sharp knife is the one that will eat the meat.

African aphorisms by William Ernest Taylor, 1891.

“Juzi no jana si kama ya leo.”

What happened yesterday and the day before are not like today.

African aphorisms by William Ernest Taylor, 1891.

“Ilimu ndiyo muanga yongozayo kulla shani.”

Learning is the light that leads everything into lovely.

African aphorisms by William Ernest Taylor, 1891.

“Farasi ham’wawezi, ndovu mtawalishani.”

If you cannot manage the horses, what will you feed the elephants?

African aphorisms by William Ernest Taylor, 1891.

“To invent you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.”

– Thomas Edison. The Physics Book by Clifford A. Pickover, 2011.

“The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.”

– Joseph Addison. The Toastmaster’s Treasure Chest by Herbert V. Prochonow, 1979.

Emphasize Your Strength

Justice Harlan Fiske once gave this advice to a young lawyer: “If you are strong on the facts and weak on the law, discuss the facts. If you are strong on the law and weak on the facts, discuss the law. If you’re weak on the law and weak on the facts - bang the table.”

The Toastmaster’s Treasure Chest by Herbert V. Prochonow, 1979.