Welcome to the electronic version of The Good Person: Excerpts from the Yorùbá Proverb Treasury, a collection of Yoruba proverbs compiled and translated by Dr. Oyekan Owomoyela at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

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Ewúrẹ́ ò ṣe-e fiṣu ṣọ́.

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