Nobody gathers firewood to roast a thin goat.
More Kenyan Proverbs:
When you take a knife away from a child, give him a piece of wood instead.
It is the duty of children to wait on elders, and not the elders on children.
Do not say the first thing that comes to your mind.
Thunder is not yet rain.
Just because he harmed your goat, do not go out and kill his bull.
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See, hear, and hold your tongue.
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