Universal Belief & Warrior philosophy ; African Poverbs

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The following is a collection of some out the UBWP systems favorite povebs and quotes coming from African philosophies ;

When bothers fight to the death, a stranger inherits their estate.

The most beautiful fig may contain a worm.

If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents.

Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone.

A patient man will eat ripe fruit.

He who fears the sun will not become Chief.

A large chair does not make a King.

The wise create proverbs for fools to lean, not repeat.

Patience attracts happiness, it brings near that which is far.

Love has to be shown by deeds, not words.

In a moment of crisis, the wise build bridges, fools build dams.

A wise person will always find a way.

You do not teach the paths of the forest to an old gorilla.

Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.

You become wise when you un out of money.

A close fiend can become a close enemy.

Patience can cook a stone.

Traveling is leaning.

A family is like a forest. When you are outside it seems dense, but when you are inside, you see each tee has it’s place.

Because he lost his reputation, he lost a kingdom.

When a king has good counselors, his reign is peaceful.

Where thee is love, thee is no darkness.

One cannot count on riches.

By crawling, one learns to stand.

To get lost is to lean the way.

Bad friends will prevent you from having good fiends.

Unity is strength, division is weakness.

A united family eats from the same plate.

When you follow in the path of you father, you lean to walk like him.

When two elephants fight, it is the grass that gets trampled.

He who effuses to obey, cannot command.

Much wealth brings many enemies.

Wisdom is wealth.

A patient person never misses a thing.

One who causes others misfortune also teaches them wisdom.

A leader who does not take advice is not a leader.

He who thinks he is leading and has no one following him is only taking a walk.

By the time the fool has leaned the game, the players have dispersed.

Patience is the key which solves all problems.

Patience puts a crown on the head.

A family tie is like a tree. It can bend but it cannot beak.

There can be no peace without understanding.

Hold a true friend with both hands.

Cross the river in a crowd and the crocodile will not eat you.

Return to old watering holes for more than water. Fiends and dreams await you there.

You always lean a lot more when you lose than when you win.

War has no eyes.

If you cant resolve your problems in peace, you cant solve war.

He who is destined for power does not have to fight for it.

Ears that do not listen to advice accompany the head when it is chopped off.

The heart of the wise man lies quiet like limpid water.

Peace is costly but worth the expense.

What you give, you get, ten times over.

Money cannot talk, yet it can make lies look true.

Ugliness with a good character is better than beauty.


Universal Belief & Warrior Philosophy System ; Favorites quotes & teachings of Buddha

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The following are some of the UBWPS favorite quotes and teaching of the wise man and educator, Buddha ;

It is foolish to guard against the misfortunes from the external world and leave the inner mind uncontrolled.

– Buddha

To enjoy good health, to bring to happiness to ones family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control ones own mind.

– Buddha

Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.

– Buddha

I do not believe in a fate that falls on man however they act, but I do believe in a fate that falls on them unless they act.

– Buddha

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else ; you are the one that gets burned.

– Buddha

To live a pure , unselfish, life one must count nothing as ones own in the midst of abundance.

– Buddha

Anger will never disappear so as long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger disappears as soon as thoughts of resentment or forgotten.

– Buddha

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.

– Buddha

Be vigilant, guard your mind against negative thoughts.

– Buddha

The mind is everything. What you think you become.

– Buddha

The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them each, supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit each other.

– Buddha

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one, the moment you reject all help are you truly free.

– Buddha

You cannot travel on the path until you become the path itself.

– Buddha

Believe nothing no matter where you read it or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.

– Buddha

What we think we become.


To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.

– Buddha

If a man can control his mind, he can find a way to enlightenment and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.

– Buddha

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life. Foolish people are idle while wise people are diligent.

– Buddha

I never see what has been done, i only see what remains to be done.

– Buddha

There’s nothing more dreadful that habit of doubt. Doubt separates people and it is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up relationships.

– Buddha

As the Fletcher whittles and make straight his arrows so the master directs his straying thoughts.

– Buddha

Everything changes, nothing remains without change.

– Buddha

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
– Buddha

Do not overrate what you have received nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.

– Buddha

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.

– Buddha

Better than a thousand hollow words is one word that brings peace.

– Buddha

The Buddha’s simply tell the way, it is for you to swealter at the task.

– Buddha

If a man who enjoys a lesser happiness beholds a greater one, let him leave aside the lesser for the greater.

– Buddha

It is better to travel well than to arrive.

– Buddha

Work out your own salvation, do not depend on others.

– Buddha

Ambition is like love, it is impatient of both delays and arrivals.

– Buddha

Peace comes from within, do not seek it without.

– Buddha

No one can save us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

– Buddha

If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.

– Buddha

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past nor worry about the future, but to live in the present wisely and earnestly.

– Buddha

You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.

– Buddha

As irrigators lead water where they want, archers make their arrows straight and as carpenters carve wood, so too do the wise shape their minds.

– Buddha

An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea.

– Buddha

On life’s journey, faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night.

– Buddha

Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.

– Buddha

A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another.

– Buddha

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.

– Buddha

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind.

– Buddha

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth ; not going all the way and not starting.

– Buddha

It is better to conquer yourself than to win 1000 battles.

– Buddha

Three things cannot be hidden; the sun, the moon, and the truth.

– Buddha