One who plants grapes by the road side, and one who marries a pretty woman, share the same problem.
Beautiful from behind, ugly in front.
The skin of the leopard is beautiful, but not his heart.
Ugliness with a good character is better than beauty.
A beautiful one hurts the heart.
Anyone who sees beauty and does not look at it will soon be poor.
The surface of the water is beautiful, but it is no good to sleep on.
If there is character, ugliness becomes beauty; if there is none, beauty becomes ugliness.
You are beautiful, but learn to work, for you cannot eat your beauty.
The one who loves an unsightly person is the one who makes him beautiful.
Having beauty doesn’t mean understanding the perseverance of marriage.
You are beautiful because of your possessions.
Every woman is beautiful until she speaks.
Three things cause sorrow to flee; water, green trees, and a beautiful face.
A beautiful thing is never perfect.
Patience is the mother of a beautiful child.
There is no beauty but the beauty of action.
Judge not your beauty by the number of people who look at you, but rather by the number of people who smile at you.
A pretty face and fine clothes do not make character.
Youth is beauty, even in cattle.
A pretty basket does not prevent worries.
It’s those ugly caterpillars that turn into beautiful butterflies after seasons.
The most beautiful fig may contain a worm. ~Zulu Proverb
It is only a stupid cow that rejoices at the prospect of being taken to a beautiful abattoir. ~African Proverb
A woman who pursues a man for sex loses her spiritual beauty. ~African Proverb
A chicken with beautiful plumage does not sit in a corner. ~African Proverb
The cook does not have to be a beautiful woman. ~Shona Proverb
Beautiful words don’t put porridge in the pot. ~Botswana Proverb
She is beautiful; she has love, understands; she respects herself and others; everyone likes, loves and honors her; she is a goddess. ~African Proverb
There is always a winner even in a monkey’s beauty contest. ~African Proverb
Dress up a stick and it’ll be a beautiful bride. ~Egyptian Proverb
An ugly child of your own is more to you than a beautiful one belonging to your neighbor.
Even the colors of a chameleon are for survival not beauty.
Beautiful discourse is rarer than emerald ~ yet it can be found among the servant girls at the grindstones.
When a once-beautiful piece of cloth has turned into rags, no one remembers that it was woven by Ukwa master weavers.
A woman’s polite devotion is her greatest beauty.
There are many colorful flowers on the path of life, but the prettiest have the sharpest thorns.
He who marries a beauty marries trouble.
Despite the beauty of the moon, sun and the stars, the sky also has a threatening thunder and striking lightening.
Getting only a beautiful woman is like planting a vine on the roadside everyone feeds on it.
Greatness and beauty do not belong to the gods alone.
Roosters’ tail feathers: pretty but always behind.
Beauty is not sold and eaten.
She is like a road – pretty, but crooked.
Why they like an ugly person takes long for a beautiful person to know.
If you find “Miss This Year” beautiful, then you’ll find “Miss Next Year” even more so.
The beauty of a woman becomes useless if there is no one to admire it.