The headings of these essays are widely used proverbs in various parts of the world. So, these essays can be treated as explanations for the proverbs. At the same time, you can form your won explanations for each of these proverbs. There is no such permanency in explanations for any of these proverbs. Since proverbs of used for diverse reasons.
African proverbs were used to portray the philosophy of life to people by building on the wisdom and experience of the past. Proverbs taught moral values, modes of conduct, religious beliefs, respect for elders, and was also a means of communication, such as a greeting.